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As nurses, spouses, or secretaries, German women in the east were helpmeets. A new book examines their roles in the Holocaust.
What drove a veteran producer to champion—against all odds—a thriller on Polish-Jewish relations
Alisa Solomon’s kaleidoscopic look at ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ explores the political and cultural backdrop of the 49-year-old smash
Biographer Seth Lipsky talks about Abraham Cahan, his political sway, and the evolution of the Jewish press
Jeremy Dauber’s biography of the genius behind Tevye traces his life and legacy from shtetl child to international superstar
In his new book, ‘Like Dreamers,’ Yossi Klein Halevi chronicles the clash of Utopian visions that followed the Six Day War
In a wide-ranging conversation, Israel’s greatest novelist talks about working the land, making art, and Natalie Portman
‘First Cousin Once Removed’ shows the complexity of a man at the end of his life and the ravages—and blessings—of memory loss
The irreverent 82-year-old left Orthodox Borough Park long ago. But she’s still wrestling with the rituals of her past.
Dan Kaufman and his band Barbez blend jazz, rock, liturgical melodies, and Italian neo-realism on ‘Bella Ciao’
In his new book, the controversial author warns against complacency, saying that prejudice against Jews is uniquely adaptable
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
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Washington Heights barber advertises $12 haircuts for Jewish customers
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Historians explain the man of the moment in Ukraine
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After a year-long hiatus, the Holy Land’s fashion festival begins this weekend
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How a 17-year-old New York Times-published puzzler is changing the game
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Just months after Myslowice residents restored the town’s Jewish cemetery
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The prime minister leads journalist Peter Greenberg through the Holy Land
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Syrian-made rockets reportedly flown to Iran then shipped to Gaza
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Collection of 500,000 documents will be made available to the public
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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.
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