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‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives
Interviews with Sarah Jessica Parker, Tony Kushner, Leonard Nimoy, and others provide material for an affecting new show
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.’
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Spielberg’s 1977 sci-fi epic is loaded with portents, but what do they mean?
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The answer isn’t in the skewed number of casualties or mismatched weaponry
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Civil disobedience act targeted the Friends of the IDF office in Times Square
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Trolls come out strong for the Jews
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As protestors’ rhetoric heats up across Europe, many Jews feel safer in Israel
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Flights halted for 24 hours after Hamas rocket lands near Ben Gurion airport
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Oron Shaul was in the armored personnel carrier hit by Hamas rocket Sunday
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IDF forces say they’ve uncovered more than 23 tunnels and 66 access points
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Another anti-Israel rally in Europe devolves into anti-Semitism
By Yair Rosenberg — The former Secretary of State places blame for conflict squarely on HamasBy Jordan Chandler Hirsch — As protestors' rhetoric heats up across Europe, many Jews feel safer in IsraelBy Yair Rosenberg — Another anti-Israel rally in Europe devolves into anti-Semitism
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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