Edited by Jonathan Zalman
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What Is HIPPY?

At the DNC, former U.S. President Bill Clinton touted a preschool educational program created in Israel that Hillary brought to Arkansas during his time as Governor

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Gal Gadot Excites My Eyes, Hans Zimmer Stirs My Heart

Why I’ll pay to see ‘Wonder Woman’

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Bill Clinton Sports Hebrew Hillary Pin at Democratic National Convention

The pin was a gift from officials at the National Jewish Democratic Council, who never expected him to wear it

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Upcoming ‘Prince of Egypt’ Musical Raises Issues About Diversity in Casting

A stage adaptation in Long Island of the animated film ‘The Prince of Egypt’ is stirring some controversy over its mostly white cast

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Can Pictures Enhance Prayer?

A review of the new ‘Nehalel’ weekday siddur

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Over 50 Members of Beitar’s ‘La Familia’ Arrested in Overnight Raid

The struggle to take back the team’s reputation begins yet again

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The DNC’s Little Kosher Stand That Could

The Kosher Grill at the Wells Fargo Arena has served over 1,000 convention attendees, including Jerry Springer and Bill de Blasio

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Amar’e Stoudemire Calls it a Career

The 6’10” big man and maybe-Jew has announced his retirement. In the end, he’ll go down as a New York Knick

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WATCH: Bernie Sanders Tears Up As Brother Casts Vote for Him at Democratic Convention

Representing Democrats Abroad, the candidate’s older brother paid tribute to him and their parents

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The U.S. and Israel Are Reportedly Close to Signing a 10-year Defense Aid Deal

Amid the noise of the American presidential election, the U.S. and Israel are working out a Memorandum of Understanding—a small breakthrough in a countries’ fraying relationship

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The Jewish Man Behind the Crazy Little World of ‘BoJack Horseman’

Season 3 of Raphael Bob-Waksberg’s hilarious, animated comedy is out now on Netflix

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Sarah Silverman Fumbles Her Moment at the DNC

During her speech, the comedian called Bernie supporters ‘ridiculous.’ Her comment is emblematic of the rifts that exist within a Democratic Party that’s force-feeding a message of unity

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Drink In the Ukrainian Revolution at This Odessa Hipster Haunt

Dizyngoff, a restaurant run by twentysomethings, is a sign that Odessa’s hedonistic, cross-cultural nightlife is alive and well

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In the Face of Hecklers, Bernie Sanders Takes a Stand for Hillary Clinton

The Vermont senator did everything in his power to unify the party behind its nominee—and against Donald Trump. Will it be enough?

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Trump Adviser Retweets Anti-Semitic Remark, Calls It a ‘Mistake’

It seems Michael Flynn, once considered a vice presidential candidate, is still learning how to use Twitter

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Why I Struggle To Observe The Three Weeks

A writer finds it challenging to commemorate the period between the Seventeenth of Tammuz and Tisha B’Av, a period of mourning known as The Three Weeks

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Alex Bregman Can Do It All

Is Houston Astros prospect Alex Bregman the next Hank Greenberg? We’ll know soon enough.

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Making the Anti-Assad Case in Washington

The Syrian American Council operates in a challenging political climate, as civil war rages on in Syria, and attention to the crisis flags in the U.S.

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The Summer Olympics Couldn’t Come Any Sooner

Aly Raisman’s hair preparation routine—and her impending performance at the Rio Olympics—is the distraction we all need from these Trumpian times

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Argentine Federal Judge Wants Iran’s Former Foreign Minister Arrested Over 1994 AMIA Bombing

A federal judge has requested Malaysia and Singapore extradite Alí Akbar Velayati, who is an adviser to Ayatollah Khamenei

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Bieber’s Manager Takes Rapper Lil’ Dicky Under his Wing

Scooter Braun made an international sensation out of Justin Bieber. How will he market Lil’ Dicky, a talented and rising Jewish rap artist who’s not afraid to make fun of himself?

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Introducing ‘The Chosen Ones’

A new column by Periel Aschenbrand about Jews doing fabulous things

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Sigal Avin

The Israeli-American writer and director talks with us about rats on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Larry David, and her favorite Jewish holiday

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A Satirical Pop Anthem Has Taken Over Israel’s Summer Airwaves

‘Sweeter Than Life’ (‘Metuka MeHachaim’) by ‘Eretz Nehederet’ tells the story of a man who meets a number of women. And a fish.

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Trump Tells Americans They Have Much To Fear Beyond Fear Itself

In painting America as barren and embattled, Trump broke from conservative orthodoxy—and reality—while flashing glimmers of greater political prowess

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Take a Melancholy Trip With the Music of Frankie Cosmos

The veteran, 22-year-old singer-songwriter’s international tour begins July 27

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TV Bums

A poem about the Republican National Convention

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Gal Gadot Don’t Need No Men

The Israeli star of the upcoming ‘Wonder Woman’ film is the first solo lead in the franchise’s history. And she loved working with the female director.

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Hey, BDS-Loving Professors Watching the Assault on Academic Freedom in Turkey: Why so Quiet?

If you want to boycott Israel but not Erdogan’s dictatorship, there’s an old and useful term that might describe you well

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Surprise! The Government Lied About the Iran Deal

A trusty guide to the deal’s contradictions

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