Anne Applebaum’s Jewishness was inexplicably introduced in an article on Breitbart.com, whose former chairman is now CEO of Trump’s campaign

For Banned Books Week, a perfume company is selling scents tied to landmark events in censorship, both of which involved prominent Jewish figures

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Kiev Begins Weeklong Memorial To Mark 75 Years Since Babi Yar Massacre

Numerous Ukrainian Jewish figures gave impassioned speeches in Ukraine’s parliament, including Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

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‘Bibi Understands How the World Works Better Than Obama Does’

Must-read: Walter Russell Mead on ‘the practicing realist’ Vs. the ‘aspiring realist’

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The Orthodox Vote for Trump

Why Donald Trump—despite his unsettling, nativist rhetoric and policies—is likely to gather a majority of the Orthodox Jewish vote

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The Jews You’ve Never Heard Of

In the Bay Area, Karaite Jews struggle to build a future in America

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The Bottle Episode

Welcoming the Jewish New Year with stories about new beginnings from our hosts

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I Alone

For terrorists and activists alike, an identity addiction spells trouble

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The Great Male Hope

The presidential debate pitted an outdated, ‘tough-guy’ version of masculinity against the modern era, which is upon us anyway

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Six Cups

A wedding present, a family history, and Ukraine’s dark 20th century, 75 years after Babi Yar

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The Occupation Is on Trial

An IDF soldier shoots a wounded Palestinian terrorist in Hebron, and is detained and tried. His guilt or innocence will reveal how Israel—after five decades of military control—is dealing with its society becoming more intolerant, more dangerous, and more violent.

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Holocaust Denial on Trial

The infamous Lipstadt-Irving libel battle gets a trim new David Hare film adaptation starring Rachel Weisz—just in time for the rise of Trump

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The Mother Tongue

In an excerpt from ‘The People and the Books,’ a portrait of Glückel of Hameln, the 17th-century Jewish woman whose access to Judaism’s foundational stories was through the Tsenerene, a Yiddish retelling of the Torah

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Heidegger Was Really a Real Nazi

Is the philosopher’s complexity enough to excuse his overt anti-Semitism? A dive into the so-called ‘black notebooks’ from the 1930s is revealing.