Today on Jewcy: A conversation with the subject and producer of the new film ‘Jungle’ starring Daniel Radcliffe as Israeli adventurer Yossi Ghinsberg.

“We are not engaging, not going, not protesting, even if it is peaceful”

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In Erdogan’s Post-Coup Turkey, Anti-Semitism is on the Rise

Shamefully, the Turkish president has made Turkey less of a refuge for Jews than it once was

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Barry Weissler

The legendary theater producer on making it on Broadway, fighting bulls in Tijuana, and breaking bread with DeNiro

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The Statue of Liberty Wears a Size 879 Shoe

Dave Eggers’s new children’s book looks at Lady Liberty from a whole new angle

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You’ve Made Aliyah. Now What?

Israeli agencies offer programs to help newcomers settle in, but some worry that the country needs to offer more support to prevent them from leaving

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The Converso Comeback

Hispanic crypto-Jews use social media and DNA testing to reconnect with their heritage

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Rebellious Elders

Daf Yomi: Why heresy is rare in Talmudic law, where judicial dissent and tiered courts institutionalized freedom of thought

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Chag Sameach, Obama

Episode 108: Former presidential speechwriter David Litt and foreign policy expert (and five-time Jeopardy champion) Thomas Nichols

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Digital Fascism: Anti-PC Idol-Smashing Isn’t Just a Joke

Internet trolls, ritualized social-media cruelty, online cesspools, and their real-world political effects

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The United States Serves Up Kurdistan to Iran on a Silver Platter

‘We should not have abandoned Kurdistan, the only real pole of stability in the region’

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The Pfefferman Pfroblem

The fourth season of ‘Transparent’ poses a real conundrum: Why are these people so awful?

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Double Exposure: Jean-Pierre Melville

The ambiguities and darkness of Nazi-occupied France propelled him to flee his country, take a new name, fight in the Resistance, and then invent film noir. But the past continued to haunt him.

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A Belzer Shtibl Boxed Set

Boro Park Hasidim chronicle their past, present, and future in luxuriously printed volumes part yearbook, part history, part social pages, part prayer book