Stephanie Butnick is deputy editor of Tablet Magazine.
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Robert Downey Jr.’s Hebrew Baby Name

‘Ironman’ star and his wife announce birth of daughter Avri Roel Downey

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Paris Kosher Supermarket Arsonist Sentenced

Faces four years in prison for setting fire to Jewish business during July riot

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‘All-of-a-Kind Family’ on the Lower East Side

Writers and historians discuss Sydney Taylor’s newly-reissued book series

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Israeli Police Officer Killed in Jerusalem Attack

Palestinian man drove car into train platform; attacked crowd with iron bar

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Israel Passes Law Limiting Prisoner Releases

Allows judges to designate defendents as barred from any future releases

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The Art of Making the Perfect New York Bagel

Archival 1979 video goes behind the scenes of a Brooklyn bagel shop

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The Bronx Kosher Deli That Could

Liebman’s Kosher Deli offers a no-frills experience—and diners eat it up

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Syrian State News Now Available in Hebrew

‘Impartial’ Hebrew-language site will detail attacks on Palestinians, Syrians

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Pre-War Jewels Returned to Jewish Heirs

Neighbors asked to hide Jewish couple’s valuables in 1942 track down heirs

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‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ Gate Stolen From Dachau

Overnight theft of wrought-iron gate has memorial site rethinking security

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Germany’s Chief Jewish Leader Stepping Down

Dieter Graumann won’t seek second term helming Central Council of Jews

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Tensions High at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount

After Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting of right-wing rabbi

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Museum Tries New Approach to Nazi-Looted Art

German museum hangs painting backwards to raise money to rightfully buy it

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Right-Wing Activist Shot in Jerusalem

Rabbi Yehuda Glick seriously wounded in reported assassination attempt

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German Teens in Trouble Over Hitler Fan Club

Social media messages proclaiming ‘Sieg Heil’ intercepted by authorities

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SodaStream Shuttering West Bank Factory

Company says economic factors, not boycott threats, prompted relocation

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Joan Rivers’ Daughter Filing Malpractice Lawsuit

Against endoscopy clinic where comedian went into cardiac arrest

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Israel’s Bar-Ilan University Honors Pope Francis

Tel Aviv school’s president offers Award of Distinction at Vatican ceremony

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CIA Recruited Nazis as Spies During Cold War

New book says U.S. intelligence agencies used 1,000 Nazis in the 1950s

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New ‘David’ Book Heading to the Big Screen

Warner Brothers options Rabbi David Wolpe’s book about the biblical hero

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Shalom Auslander Series Recasts Philip Seymour Hoffman Role

Steve Coogan will play the protagonist in Showtime’s ‘Happyish’

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Ariana Grande Credits Kabbalah for her Success

The bubbly pop star embraced the Jewish mystical practice as a teen

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Controversial ‘Klinghoffer’ Opera Opens Tonight

Protestors plan demonstration outside Lincoln Center in New York City

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Prominent D.C. Rabbi Arrested for Voyeurism

Suspected of installing video cameras in mikvah showers at Kesher Israel

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Etgar Keret Tells Sayed Kashua a Story

Read the two writers’ correspondence about this summer’s war in Gaza

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Leon Wieseltier Schools Colbert on Liberalism

He also critiques modern culture in 10 words and explains his ‘centrist hair’ 

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A Son’s Song For His Mother

A moving tribute during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Bloomberg Bestowed With Honorary Knighthood

Just don’t call him ‘sir’

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How Many Rabbis Does It Take To Write a High Holiday Sermon?

For one rabbinic family, the answer is nearly 100

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Gary Shteyngart Really Just Wants a Bagel

The novelist’s Grub Street Diet is chock full of kasha, whitefish, neuroses

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