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Life of a Poet

Yehuda Halevi’s 12th-century Hebrew poems still speak to biographer Hillel Halkin

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French Connections

Arab-Jewish relations in a tense Paris neighborhood

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Still Lives

Newly discovered photographs shed light on daily existence in the Pale of Settlement

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Beyond Goulash

A hungry reporter samples the hearty cuisine of Jewish Budapest

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Talking Shop

A philosopher and a professional schmoozer discuss the art of conversation

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Free Thinkers

How Europe’s 19th and early 20th century Jews changed everything

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Family Singalong

Jewish music you and your kids can both tolerate

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Hanukkah Alegre!

A Ladino conversation group gathers for festivities

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Eight Days of Hanukkah

A holiday song for the ages

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Blessed Bluegrass

An Orthodox musician’s unorthodox music

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Being Jewish

David Gelernter, a computer scientist and observant Jew, wants his co-religionists to get holy

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The Negotiator

Stephen P. Cohen weighs in on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Home Away From Home

A new documentary chronicles the end of the road for Holocaust survivors’ Catskills bungalow colony

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In Training

Boxer Yuri Foreman is about to fight for the middleweight title. He’s also studying to be a rabbi.

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Female Trouble

Alicia Jo Rabins writes indie rock ballads about biblical bad girls

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Woman of Mystery

Author Benjamin Moser explores the enigmatic life of Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector

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Race Relations

Freud and his theories on the inheritance of Jewishness

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Her Body, Her Self

From the archives: How a poet made the transition from man to woman

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Facing the Music

David Lehman, author of ‘A Fine Romance,’ offers insights into the American songbook

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Sub-Saharan Shabbat

Meet the first-generation Jews of Ghana

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A Frank Reader

Francine Prose on Anne Frank’s overlooked abilities as a writer

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Full Immersion

One woman’s final step to conversion

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Let Justice Roll Down

Parsing right and wrong with political philosopher Michael Sandel

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Blow, Gabriel, Blow

Learning about the shofar, then trying to play one

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Inside Player

Oran Etkin takes his cues from Malian griots, Louis Armstrong, and the shtetl

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Holy Water

A new book reveals the secrets of the mikveh

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End of an Era

How a murder by a British major helped end the British Mandate in Palestine

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Holy Rollers

Israel’s best-selling rock musicians draw freely from the liturgy

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A Bronx Tale

Following the trail of the Grand Concourse from premier address to place of ruin

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Mob Scene

Mafia tales from one of Israel’s roughest neighborhoods