Today on Jewcy: The early short story exploded every sacred stereotype about Jewish life.

And are New Yorkers really more rude than other Americans?

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The Masala Mamas, Who Cook for the Children of Mumbai’s Slums, Publish New Kosher Cookbook

Recipes and interviews with the amazing women who change their community through food and love

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Malaysia’s Newly Elected Prime Minister Has a Troubling History of Hating Jews

‘I am glad to be labeled anti-Semitic,’ Mahathir Mohamad wrote in 2012

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The G.I. Bill and America’s Social Revolution

By offering veterans free college educations, the landmark 1944 legislation offered unprecedented upward mobility for many—but not all

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The Last Things He Saw

Chasing the ghosts of my uncle, who was killed in action in Normandy during WWII

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A Jewish World of Infinite Possibility

Looking back at 50 years of Havurat Shalom, one of the longest-lasting creations of the havurah movement

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Hockey Broadcasting Legend Stan Fischler Retires, Moves to the Golan Heights

As the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights vie for the 2018 Stanley Cup, the man known as The Hockey Maven leaves the sport behind—richer than he found it in 1939

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Telling Truths

Ep. 137: Yossi Klein Halevi’s ‘Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor,’ New York Times political reporter Astead Herndon

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The State of Israel Confronts Anti-Semitism. But What Is It?

The Jewish Diaspora versus the national-policy interests of the Jewish state: a dispatch from a confounding forum on the rise and spread of an old hatred

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Bury Me Behind the Fence!

Rokhl’s Golden City: The turn-of-the-century proto-feminist melodrama ‘One of Those,’ and the allure of Holocaust-studies failure

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Nice Boy Shares Toy

A dispatch from David Levinthal’s doll-house diorama factory, where the photographer plays with the line between real and pretend

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Shlock vs. Shock at Harvey Weinstein’s Old Hunting Grounds: A Last Dispatch From Cannes

Godard gets stiffed. Ukrainian gets punched. Spike Lee’s KKK Disneyland. And more from the Croisette.