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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
‘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.
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Area designated ‘state land,’ paving the way for major settlement construction
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Nazi leader’s former residence in Austria will be a ‘House of Responsibility’
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CEO says boycott threats aren’t the reason behind potential factory move
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Two teens behind suicide bomb plot part of ‘network of young Islamists’
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There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
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Two-night television series premieres Labor Day on the History channel
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Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO
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How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy
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Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
By Matti Friedman — A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it mattersBy Richard A. Block — Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper's one-sided coverage of Gaza warBy Liel Leibovitz — Steven Salaita’s case isn’t about free speech. It’s about common sense, and the rightful consequences of bigotry and violence.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet
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