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The award-winning director talks about why ‘Afternoon Delight’ begins with a lap dance and ends with Shabbat
Three distinctive bars in the Holy City showcase local ingredients and characters. Just don’t call the bartenders ‘mixologists.’
Sorry, guys. Bulletproof Stockings—drummer Dalia Shusterman and singer-songwriter Perl Wolfe—plays for women only.
Short fiction by David Ehrlich, the owner of Jerusalem’s beloved bookstore café Tmol Shilshom, and read for us by novelist John Haskell
Journalists Masha Gessen, Miriam Elder, and Michael Idov talk about a changing Russia and their place in it
The recently declassified dossier that served to convict Alfred Dreyfus is full of sordid details, but most French historians refuse to touch it
In a new book, Heidi Ravven draws on philosophy, history, and neuroscience to argue that ethical behavior comes from looking outward, not within
The cranky anti-hero of ‘Norwegian by Night’ may be demented, but he’s no fool when it comes to patriotism, identity, and time
Scholar Ruth Wisse likes to laugh as much anyone, but also sees peril when Jews can’t seem to quit clowning around. In ‘No Joke’ she explains why.
First-time novelist Ari Goelman faces tough questions from an 11-year-old fantasy fiction aficionado and summer-camp devotee
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A round-up of things we wish weren’t rounding up
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Plus Kerry offers security proposal to Netanyahu, and more in the news
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On the tricky logic of assigning guilt
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Troubling policy departure is a misguided response to NSA spying revelations
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If there are moral victories to be had, a vote for Lou Reed is one of them
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Take the quiz!
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Former Miss Israel cast as superhero in upcoming Batman vs. Superman flick
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Plus spotting Bibi on the street in Jerusalem, and more in the news
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We’re hiring two paid, part-time editorial interns
By Yair Rosenberg — It might seem undiplomatic, but it was actually pretty clever.By Leigh McMullan Abramson — The whole idea of a ritual bath seemed foreign and too religious. But now it’s a warm reminder of the moment I became a Jew.By Stephanie Butnick — The strangest CNN segment we've seen in a long time
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past
‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives
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- Vanderpump Rules & Lies
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