Batya Ungar-Sargon is a freelance writer who lives in New York. Her Twitter feed is @bungarsargon.
A new exhibit and book recall the Evelina de Rothschild School, which taught Jewish girls punctuality, self-reliance—and English
How an academic field—marked by petty fighting, misguided ideological debates, and personal proximity to tragedy—doomed itself
Israeli Rabbinical Court issues groundbreaking ruling
In an effort to revitalize services, a New Jersey congregation includes its members’ memories in a new siddur
The fight over alleged war crimes from 1948 is a window into the kaleidoscopic nature of history and memory in Israeli culture
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Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
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