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No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.
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.
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Faring better than Europe, but with clouds on the horizon
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Says Legendary Photojournalist Tyler Hicks is Bad at His Job
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More of the shallowest, least thoughtful commentators of the week
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‘Every two minutes, we hear a bombardment’
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Kills two in surprise attack Friday morning
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Rediscovering the relevance of a Streisand classic
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The author of Tablet’s ‘France’s Toxic Hate’ series discusses his background
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Netanyahu vows to press on until tunnel threat eliminated
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On August 2, 1944, Nazis liquidated the concentration camp’s Gypsy section
By Chloe Valdary — 'You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes'By Staff Notes — And why reporters won't talk about itBy Myer Freimann — Militant group used child labor to construct underground network in Gaza
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
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
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