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Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt
Dudu Tassa immerses himself in the Arabic music of his late grandfather and reinterprets it for modern audiences
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.
Gender-typing is at work as early as daycare. A new book examines how this inequity plays out and undermines religious classrooms.
From Fiddler to Foer, shtetl portrayals are idealized. Jeffrey Shandler shows how they went from fact to fantasy.
Clarinetist David Krakauer unites iconic films, animation, and a swinging sextet in a rollicking multimedia project
Far from being religious ideologues, most settlers say they are apolitical and just want a house and some quiet
Yascha Mounk talks about growing up in a place where people fetishized, reviled, or resented him simply for being born a Jew
Our digital age hinders empathy, facilitates malice, and ruptures relationships. But one books argues that all hope is not lost.
Canadian comedian Ophira Eisenberg tells of the day she went to the mall and conquered her Christmas envy once and for all
An anthropologist from the Anti-Atlas region travels home to find out what four generations of his countrymen think of Jews
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
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Snide bias is no substitute for real reporting on complicated stories
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Food truck and Cupcake Wars finalist rails against ‘Zionist pigs’ on Twitter
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Applying U.S. lessons of counterinsurgency to the current crisis in Gaza
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Former Met Council chief stole more than $7 million from Jewish charity
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Palestinian death count reaches 746 as IDF operation enters 17th day
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Arab frustration at Hamas has exposed changing attitudes toward Israel
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Accused Auschwitz and Buchenwald guard had been living in Philadelphia
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Is the White House using the agency to push its own agenda?
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Palestinian and Israeli inmates take cover alongside guards when sirens blare
By Yair Rosenberg — The former Secretary of State places blame for conflict squarely on HamasBy Batya Ungar-Sargon — Shmuley Boteach—rabbi, sexpert, Michael Jackson pal—has led many lives. But none of them can obliterate his past.By Liel Leibovitz — Guess how many skyscrapers the terror organization could’ve built instead of tunnels
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority
Known for right-wing politics, Vladimir Jabotinsky left an equally critical literary legacy. Hillel Halkin looks at it all.
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