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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.’
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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Inspired by Leviticus, eScapegoat lets users offload sins onto a virtual goat
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The 11-year-olds were wearing uniforms of local Jewish secondary school
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An excerpt from Lucinda Franks’ Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me
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Predicting which Israelis will win the esteemed award is a national pastime
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The singer also attributes past bad press to anti-Semitic and anti-female bias
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Responding to critics of my essay about Israel media coverage
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Stylish Westchester preteens steal the show from Marc Jacobs
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Convicted murderer and rapist also seeks $15,000 in punitive damages
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YIVO director of education says the language is still very much alive
By Yair Rosenberg — These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by nameBy Edward N. Luttwak — Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted idealBy Liel Leibovitz — The first victim of the 9/11 attacks was a veteran of an elite IDF unit, as well as an innovative Internet entrepreneur
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
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