Today on Jewcy: A new documentary at the Sundance Film Festival looks at a crucial point in the peace process.

The legendary entertainer just announced he’ll no longer perform, but I’ll never forget the wonderful and strange show he gave my college class not long after 9/11

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Israeli TV Presents: Kugel Porn!

What’s the secret to a perfect kugel? And why do some Jews eat four different kinds of kugel on Purim? A short film about long-standing culinary traditions.

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A Goy, a Yid: What’s in a Name?

How did one Biblical tribe come to give all Jews their name? And just who are the goyim? A guide for the perplexed.

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Israel

When a bunch of psychoanalysts try talking about the Jewish state, they reveal a lot about their own repressed feelings

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The Talmud’s Revenge Fantasies

In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ the oft-banned tractate that indulges a God ‘making sport’ with the enemies of a persecuted and oppressed people

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In Debt to My Father

I inherited more than Dad’s unexpected savings. I also inherited his way with money.

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The Ashkenazi Version of Mac and Cheese

While holiday and Shabbat specialties fill Jewish cookbooks, we often forget the pleasures of seemingly ordinary, everyday food—like egg noodles with cottage cheese

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Are Poland’s Proposed Holocaust Restitution Laws A Form of Historical Denial?

Growing legal thickets are making it harder and harder to restore property to Jews

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Jewish Participation in Iranian Political Life

Recent protests in Iran join a long history of what today would be known as activism

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Did Glenn Simpson Lie to Congress?

News of the News: And could Christopher Steele, the British spy who spent his life as a Cold Warrior, have become an unwitting Kremlin pawn?

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The Cross on Our Foreheads

The best Yiddish story ever written about a pogrom is by Lamed Shapiro, the early 20th-century American Yiddish writer who wanted the Jews to get woke

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Knives

Tablet Original Fiction: Anger management in a Vancouver restaurant

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The Big Q&A

Ep. 120: LGBTQ&A podcast host Jeffrey Masters and Anne Edelstein, author of Lifesaving for Beginners, plus Roy Moore’s ‘Jewish lawyer’