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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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NPR’s Planet Money wants to reunite Jennifer with her bat mitzvah t-shirt
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That’s at least 100 corned beef sandwiches!
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South African-born writer Benjamin Pogrund remembers an old friend
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Plus Operation Israeli Weather 2.0, and more in the news
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Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?
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Jerusalem’s Hummus satellite declares war on smart phones
By Tova Ross — When I got married, my sheitel was a symbol of my vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.By Liel Leibovitz — With raunchy Auschwitz shot, naturallyBy Rachel Silberstein — The activist behind those anti-Christmas billboards says Judaism is incompatible with the views of nonbelievers—like himself
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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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- Adam Pally Fixes the Jewish/Hip-Hop Dilemma
- The Biblical Relationship Between Jews and Marijuana
- Season Three ‘Homeland’ Recap: ‘Big Man in Tehran’
- One man?s crusade to prove Hollywood mogul Carl Laemmle was a hero
- Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Much Ado About Nothing
- Real Housewives of Atlanta, Shoes Are Coming Off!
- 100 Days of Summer & Courtney Loves Dallas Recaps