Marissa Brostoff, a doctoral student in English at the CUNY Graduate Center, is a former staff writer at Tablet and the Forward.
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Is ‘Heeb’ On Its Way Out?

Gawker says yes; editor says no

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Israel Starts Implementation of Settlement Freeze

Settlers refuse to comply

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Israel, Syria Ready to Re-start Talks

Except there’s no agreement on preconditions, or on potential mediator

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Jewish-Studies Money With Strings Attached

Foundation wants secular Jews studied; some schools refuse

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Slips of the Tongue

What the use of Yiddish phrases can tell us about contemporary American Jewry

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P.A.’s Unilateral Plan Not Finding Backers

U.S., Europeans, Hamas all voice objections

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The 2,000 Year Old Man Brought Jewish Humor Mainstream

Brooks and Reiner tell ‘Times,’ as they prepare for box set

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Rubashkin Found Guilty of 86 Fraud Charges

Sentencing, plus a second trial, on immigration charges, still to come

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What Will Happen to the P.A.?

Speculation on a post-Abbas Palestinian Authority

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David Irving to Speak in New York, Secretly

But protesters try to infilitrate Holocaust revisionist’s plan

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New Film About Holocaust Survivors

Documentary ‘Four Seasons Lodge,’ out today, follows them in old age

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Hip-Hop Mag Rates Rappers’ ‘Jew-Friendliness’

Cam’ron leads with five Stars of David

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Common Ground

A documentary focuses on the grandchildren of Holocaust victims and perpetrators

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Dead Sea Scroll Controversy Takes Tangled Turn Online

Prof’s son arrested, ‘Times’ reports

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Louis Armstrong’s First Influence: Jewish Peddlers

Says Terry Teachout in ‘Commentary’

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Goldstone, Gold Debate Report at Brandeis

Investigator, former Israeli diplomat take on Gaza War report

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Israel’s ‘Tech Miracle’ Explained

Credit the IDF, say authors of ‘Start-Up Nation’

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Agriprocessors Trial: Rubashkin Was Incompetent, Fraudster

An unpretty portrait of kosher meat-processor owner

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Erekat: Two-State Plan Must Be Dropped

If Israel won’t stop settlement construction

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Claude Levi-Strauss Dies

French-Jewish founder of structuralism was 100

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Russian-Israeli Spy-Turned-Tycoon Assassinated

Shabtai Kalmanovich spied for KGB, brought Michael Jackson to Russia, collected Judaica

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‘New Yorker’ on Gaza: ‘A Dystopian Atlantis’

Increasingly isolated, despairing society, with Shalit as metaphor

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Alleged Israeli Terrorist Arrested in ’97, Too

Back then he was targeting Palestinians

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Why So Much Attention for 1915 Leo Frank Case?

Because it resembles politics today, says ‘LAT’ op-ed

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Israel to Mark 14th Anniversary of Rabin Assassination

But at both far ends of political spectrum, memories aren’t so fond

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Is J Street More Centrist Than Its Members?

Conference attendees suspect they’re to the left of the group

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Knesset Moves Toward Civil Unions

Would provide marriage rights for non-Jewish Israelis

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Jews, Muslims Riot Temple Mount

Dozens injured yesterday, 18 Palestinians arrested