Orthodox Jewish Women Get in on Zumba Craze

But Rabbis aren’t thrilled with the female-only dance class’ suggestive moves

Fate Sealed for Egypt’s Jews

Islamists storm the U.S. embassy and Egypt’s last Jews have no rabbi. Shanah tova from the Muslim Brotherhood.

Mother’s Helper

Lucette Lagnado’s first memoir was dominated by her colorful father. In The Arrogant Years, she plumbs the heartbreaking life of her mother.

Daybreak: Mad Mel Makes Maccabee?

Plus mysterious goings-on with Egypt, and more in the news

Cairene Dream

In telling her father’s story of exile, Lucette Lagnado conjures the beloved Egypt and ugly Brooklyn of her youth

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