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Arkady Gendler, a Paragon of the Yiddish Revival Movement, Dead at 95

Arkady, who lost his entire family in the Holocaust, was a ‘Yiddish rock star’

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Anglo-Jewish ‘Treasures’ From Oxford on Display in New York

An exhibit at the Center for Jewish History showcases rare manuscripts, including a 12th-century prayer book believed to be the oldest in existence

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Tunisia Wants the Island of Djerba To Be a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Djerba is home to an ancient synagogue and is the site of a yearly Jewish pilgrimage on Lag B’Omer

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Good Reads for Lag B’Omer

From carob recipes to an exclusive short story by S.Y. Agnon, come celebrate with us

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Idra Novey Wins $100,000 Sami Rohr Prize For Jewish Literature For Debut Novel

A dispatch from the awards ceremony with some inspiring Jewish authors

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National Yiddish Book Center Receives Grant to Further Its Cultural Preservation Efforts

The National Endowment for the Humanities is supporting the organization’s aim to expand its online archives

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Bust of Elie Wiesel May Soon Be Featured in Capitol Building

A bill to commission a sculpture of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning writer and Holocaust activist has been introduced by members of Congress

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Teenage Drama

David Bezmozgis’s second feature film ‘Natasha’ is a coming-of-age, Russian-Jewish immigrant story set in Toronto

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Cairo Genizah Exhibit Opens at Cambridge University Library

A trove of the medieval Jewish manuscripts has been translated and organized to show ‘human stories,’ said a curator

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Cazzie David Is a Pretty, Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Cool Millennial

Larry David’s daughter is creating a name for herself as the star of the web series ‘Eighty-Sixed’

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Rachel Bloom on the Double Standards of Being a ‘Lady Boss’

‘How much boob is too much boob?’

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Brazilian Grade School Gets Flak for Its Methods of Teaching the Holocaust

In response, the Brazilian Jewish Federation is helping to hone the school’s curriculum

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Meg Ryan Fakes an Orgasm—in Yiddish

Now we know what some of Hollywood’s most iconic moments would sound like in ‘mameloshn’

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Goodbye, Girls

After six seasons, the HBO series ends on an unexpectedly quiet, peaceful note

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Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Elected Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The ethnographer, folklorist, and keeper of Poland’s Jewish heritage is recognized by a prestigious honor society

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Judy Blume To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The legendary author will receive a prize in May from the American Academy of Arts and Letters

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The End of an Era

On ‘Girls,’ Hannah prepares to leave behind her life in New York City

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A Britney Concert in Tel Aviv—Her First—Is Pushing Back an Israeli Election

The Labor Party primaries have been postponed for a day because of traffic concerns and a lack of available security guards

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Can My Dog Eat Chametz?

A guide to feeding pets on Passover

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Becoming a Bat Mitzvah—at 91

Eugenia Unger, a Holocaust survivor and co-founder of Buenos Aires’ Holocaust museum, celebrated the momentous occasion this past Shabbat

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Unexpected Encounters

On Girls, Ray and Shoshanna are back, and Adam has a surprising proposal for Hannah

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Pakistan Allows One Citizen to Register as a Jew for First Time Since 1980s

Fischel Benkhald, born in Karachi to a Jewish mother, has officially declared his religious identity

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Case Cracked: Missing Tefillin Found at Brooklyn Waste Station

When a man visiting from Israel accidentally lost his tefillin in Williamsburg, it took a total team effort to locate it. Only in New York.

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Mayim Bialik: ‘We Have to Stop Calling Women Girls’

The feminist neuroscientist and The Big Bang Theory actress wants you to know how much your ‘language matters’

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Full Court Press

On ‘Girls,’ Elijah gets an unexpected visitor and Hannah confronts Paul-Louis

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Israeli-American Teen Arrested for Bomb Threats to American Jewish Institutions

The alleged perpetrator’s motive and mental state remain unclear

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Robert Silvers, Founding Editor of New York Review of Books, Passes Away at 87

Silvers co-founded the legendary periodical in 1963

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