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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.
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
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Baruch Lebovits, who pleaded guilty to child molestation in May, served less than three months
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Rudolf Hess’ prison food is being photographed for the first time.
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How the 1984 paranormal comedy ended up in the conservative film canon
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Jill Soloway’s latest offering is absorbing, sincere, and tender
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A case of how doing what seems wrong can also be what’s right
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Setting the record straight on the Hall of Famer’s 69th birthday
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Talmudic scholars have never agreed on the pre-Yom Kippur chicken sacrifice
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Rivlin joins 11-year-old George Amira, whose anti-bullying video went viral
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Chabad rabbinic students travel to rural areas with small Jewish populations
By Elana Sztokman — Elana Sztokman flies the not-so friendly skies home to IsraelBy Etgar Keret — Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.By Marjorie Ingall — As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
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- My Evening with LeAnn Rimes & the LA County Sherriff
- A Conversation with Jim Marchese of Real Housewives of New Jersey
- Edge of Tomorrow: At 91, Grandma reflects on the state of the world and her soul for Rosh Hashanah
- Brian Finkelstein?s one-man show: Suicide, untimely deaths, masochism and humor