Today on Jewcy: Sabbath holiness, godlessness, and sex

Hannukah mayhem in Austin, the Coen brothers in New York, screens in San Francisco

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What Does Hanukkah Smell Like? Fear of Relatives, That’s What.

My favorite parfumier tried to capture the holiday’s scents. Sufganiot and dreidels and gelt all made the cut, but it’s the family-drama-inspired perfume that most intrigued me.

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‘Awake and Sing!,’ in Yiddish

Clifford Odets’ masterpiece gets a spirited revival in the mamaloshen

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Jewcy’s ‘Notakkah’ Party!

Today on Jewcy: Mark your calendars for December 28th for a movie, gifts, and more!

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Hanger Management

Ep. 115: Mark Bittman’s new cookbook and ‘By the Book’ podcast host Kristen Meinzer on embracing self-help books

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The Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2017

Let the last-minute Hanukkah shopping commence!

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A Twist on the Traditional Latke

These aren’t your grandmother’s potato pancakes

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Trump’s Embassy Statement

To really stand with Israel, the president will need to reverse the course of his predecessor and stop Iran’s march to regional hegemony. Mere proclamations mean nothing.

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What Is the American Far Right?

And how many of them are there, anyway?

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Forcefully Opposing Anti-Semitism Must Be a Core Principle of the Movement to Combat White Supremacy

Because it bears repeating: Anti-Semitism forms the theoretical core of white nationalism

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Peter Saul Sabotages Everything, Including Himself

The painter learns to ‘live Dada’

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An André Aciman Movie?

Jewishness as a metaphor for homosexual desire, in a successful new adaptation to film of the 2007 novel ‘Call Me By Your Name’

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Painter William Pachner, ‘Esquire’ Illustrator and Famous Portraitist of Franklin Roosevelt, Dies at 102

Before his death, a visit to his studio in Woodstock, New York, where the Czech emigrant and underappreciated artist of the Holocaust found peace