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Gender-typing is at work as early as daycare. A new book examines how this inequity plays out and undermines religious classrooms.
From Fiddler to Foer, shtetl portrayals are idealized. Jeffrey Shandler shows how they went from fact to fantasy.
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Yascha Mounk talks about growing up in a place where people fetishized, reviled, or resented him simply for being born a Jew
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New York City’s iconic Cafe Edison to serve its last meal Sunday night
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Eliot Glazer’s golden-dusted chocolate confections actually look pretty good
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American contractor was detained in December 2009
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Former Florida governor announces possible 2016 presidential run
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On Twitter, Harry Potter author reveals a Jewish wizard at Hogwarts
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Video: Grab the schmaltz, and don’t skimp on the onions when you’re making this uniquely Jewish dish
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The innovative neuroscientist discusses how the Holocaust, famine, and other catastrophic experiences can affect our DNA
Farewell to my beloved magazine, my old and treasured home
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