Miranda Cooper is an editorial intern at Tablet. Follow her on Twitter here.
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Paying it Forward—With Chocolate

An East Village confectionery has a ‘Mitzvah Wall,’ where people buy sweets for strangers who are having a hard time in life

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Yiddish Opera To Premiere in Havana

‘Hatuey: Memory of Fire,’ written by composer Frank London of the Klezmatics, tells the story of a Ukrainian refugee who falls in love with a revolutionary Taíno singer

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Vice President Pence Helps to Repair Desecrated Jewish Cemetery Near St. Louis

In joining Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, Pence’s efforts were a mitzvah

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Knesset to Offer Yiddish Course to MKs

Shas MK Ya’akov Margi has initiated language classes in Mughrabi, and now in Yiddish. Soon, a Ladino course will be offered.

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Thomas Wolfe’s Forgotten Jewish Muse

Nicole Kidman’s portrayal of Aline Bernstein in ‘Genius’ was snubbed from an Oscar nomination

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Like a City Girl, Hannah Seeks Peace in Montauk

On the season premiere of ‘Girls,’ Hannah goes to the Hamptons to research a surfing retreat

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Seven Jewish Literary Fiction Books To Read This Year

From Jami Attenberg’s ‘All Grown Up’ to Dalia Rosenfeld’s ‘The Worlds We Think We Know,’ these are the books I’ll undoubtedly be reading in 2017

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Randy Rainbow Interviews Kellyanne Conway—in the Key of ‘Fiddler’

Comedian Randy Rainbow takes on ‘alternative facts’ in Internet Anatevka

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Why I Adore Lena Dunham

As a Jewish feminist, I recognize just how much I relate to—and appreciate—Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls,’ which enters its final season Sunday

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Rabbi Herman Schaalman, Longtime Reform-Movement Leader, Dies at 100

The German-Jewish immigrant was married for 76 years and served Chicago’s Emanuel Congregation for 30 years, serving as an educator well into his retirement

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Jewish Organizations Are Advocating for Justice and Human Rights. Here’s How You Can Help Them.

A number of Jewish groups are voicing their opposition to Trump’s immigration ban, and working to help those potentially affected by it

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Madeleine Albright, of Jewish Ancestry, Stands With Muslim Immigrants

‘I was raised Catholic, became Episcopalian & found out later my family was Jewish. I stand ready to register as Muslim’

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What to Do About Edith Wharton’s Anti-Semitism

The first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, born today in 1862, was also prone to fictions of a more pernicious sort

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Obama Appoints First Transgender Jewish Woman to Holocaust Memorial Council

Raffi Freedman-Gurspan previously served as the White House’s LGBT liason, its first transgender staffer in history

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Aly Raisman: ‘All Women Should Embrace How Beautiful They Are, No Matter Their Body Type’

The Olympic gold medalist continues to be a positive role model

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