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Jonathan Groubert discovers just how unreliable family histories can be when held up against archives and artifacts
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.
Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt
Dudu Tassa immerses himself in the Arabic music of his late grandfather and reinterprets it for modern audiences
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.
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Rules dead prosecutor’s case against president insufficient to investigate
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Kashrut—even for pot—should involve morality as well as ritual
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Jon Stewart isn’t just a comedian, entertainer, or newsman—he’s a lifeline
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Pop star shares emotional message from the former concentration camp
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Maybe Bamba-loving Israeli parents were right all along
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But which actress should play the disgraced financier’s wife Ruth?
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He wrote The Imitation Game. His mom was Jewish community liaison.
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Students were surveyed during the 2013-2014 school year
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How moving to the Danish capital helped a Southern boy grow up
By James Kirchick — Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the JewsBy Ben Judah and Josh Glancy — In the first of a five-part series on growing anti-Semitism in the U.K., Howard Jacobson, the literary voice of British JewryBy Kylie Jane Wakefield — The ‘Top Chef’ alumnus and owner of Ditmas in Los Angeles prepares to open Bedford Kitchen in Queens
European Jews are soft targets for jihadists who want to kill them. They need guns.
Lady Rose MacClare marries the Rothschild-esque Atticus Aldridge
Heightened security in Europe means having to prove your Jewishness
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter