According to a Times of Israel report, Warmbier’s family and those working for his release chose not to disclose his Judaism so as not to ’embarrass’ North Korea

ImmerseNYC continues its mission to make ritual baths accessible, support-driven, and therapeutic

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The 44-year-old Israeli MMA Fighter With a Magen David Tattoo on His Elbow

In the twilight of his career, Haim Gozali hopes to bring the ruckus to Madison Square Garden Saturday night for Bellator 180

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The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Through the Eyes of ‘Muhi’

Muhi—Generally Temporary tells the story of a Palestinian boy who travels to an Israeli hospital for a life-saving treatment, with his grandfather by his side

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Billionaire Haim Saban Backs Congressional Bill That Could Cut Funding to Palestinian Authority

The Democratic donor is supporting the Taylor Force Act, a Republican-led effort to prevent American taxpayer money from incentivizing Palestinian terrorism

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My Crushes on Rabbis

My youthful admiration for religious teachers, and my desire to please and even emulate them, ultimately helped me connect with myself as a Jewish adult

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How a Cucumber Decides Whether a Son Inherits Over a Donkey

With surprising analogous thinking, ancient Talmudic sages tackled very modern questions—by accident or foresight, depending on how liberal your views—of transgender rights, the rights of unborn fetuses, women’s rights, and wealth distribution

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The Garment District’s Bustling Past and Uncertain Future

Mayor De Blasio may be killing Manhattan’s storied neighborhood, once dense with high-rise factories, its sidewalks crowded with garmentos and push boys

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Children of Kindness

Episode 95: Jamie Kirchick on the end of Europe and Muslim comedian Negin Farsad on making jokes in the Trump era

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How Facebook Ate the News

Why Harvard commencement speaker Mark Zuckerberg is America’s Public Enemy No. 1

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Jews Gather at Sumud Freedom Camp to Support Palestinian Outpost in the West Bank

Confusion, shame, hope, eviction, love, ping-pong, and good posters in the Hebron hills

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Was Florine Stettheimer a Good Painter?

The Jewish Museum’s current show gives viewers a second chance to ‘see her light,’ and to see the socialite and troubled daughter behind the art

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Remembering Homework

Rokhl’s Golden City: Bringing Yiddish children to life, while 1970s New York drops dead

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David Shapiro’s Narrow Bridge

A descendant of the New York School brings cantorial poetics to his new collection, ‘In Memory of an Angel’