Edited by Jonathan Zalman
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A Run of Remembrance—Through Rome

To honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Rome will host two races that begin (and end) in the city’s former Jewish ghetto, with participants visiting sites related to the Shoah

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Thank You, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,’ for the Jewiest Episode of TV Comedy Ever

In a special guest appearance, Patti LuPone plays a rabbi who reminds viewers that Tablet’s Twitter feed is a primary source for Jewish knowledge

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Robert De Niro Stars as Bernie Madoff, ‘The Wizard of Lies’

HBO’s upcoming film about the Ponzi schemer also features Hank Azaria and Bette Midler’s daughter, Sophie von Haselberg

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Yuri Foreman KO’d in Title Fight, Suffers First Loss Since Comeback

The Brooklyn rabbi said he got caught by ‘the perfect punch’

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Theo Epstein’s Cubs Recognized as Champions at the White House

The best GM in baseball offered President Obama—a lifelong White Sox fan—a ‘midnight pardon,’ and welcomed him as a convert into the Cubs family

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At Long Last, ‘Unorthodox’ Live in New York City!

We’ll be doing a show at JCC Manhattan on January 25 with three very special guests

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Kompromat vs. Maskirovka

Whether Putin has compromising material on Trump or not, he has already succeeded in compromising America’s political culture

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How Musician Meir Banai Reflected Israeli Culture’s Recent Return to Jewish Tradition

Banai, who died yesterday at 55, was part of a wave of Israeli artists who derived meaning and inspiration from religious texts their secular Zionist forebears had spurned

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German Court Rules Synagogue Burning Is Merely Anti-Israel Criticism, Not Anti-Semitism

If attacking Europe’s Jews over the purported acts of Middle Eastern Jews isn’t the definition of historical anti-Semitism, what is?

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Victoria Cook

The New York superlawyer talks about her eclectic religiosity without God, explains why she fears left-wing anti-Semitism more than the right-wing variety, and admits her unusual love of gefilte fish

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The Dark Irony of a Jewish Country Club’s Debate Over Whether to Admit President Obama

Historically, Jewish country clubs were founded precisely because other clubs kept Jews out

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Have a Plan to Fight Hate Online? You Could Win a $35,000 Grant. Here’s How.

The Anti-Defamation League and the Natan Fund are teaming up to fund anti-bigotry entrepeneurs

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Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced: Read the Best Children’s and Young Adult Literature of 2016

The Association of Jewish Libraries announces its picks for the year’s best children’s books

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Israeli Police Reportedly Have Recordings of Netanyahu Negotiating a Bribe With a Media Mogul

A House of Cards-like scandal is rocking Israel and Netanyahu. Previous ones have failed to take him down. Could this one be different?

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Nazis Claim a Sci-Fi Director Made a Film About a Global Jewish Conspiracy. He Didn’t—But Watch Anyway.

Anti-Semites have wrongly tried to appropriate John Carpenter’s work. In actuality, one of his most iconic films is also his most Jewish.

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Announcing the Winners of the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards

‘Israel’ writer Daniel Gordis, novelist Michael Chabon, poet Stanley Moss, and children’s author Deborah Levy are among this year’s honorees

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Roman Catholic Church To Finance Synagogue and Heritage Center for Palermo’s Jewish Community

Five centuries after the expulsion of Jews from Sicily, Jewish life in Palermo is looking up

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City of Great Falls, Montana, Issues Moving Resolution Backing Jews in Whitefish Assailed by Neo-Nazis

‘To those who would promote these false ideas long since rejected by civilized peoples, we say, ‘le’olam lo’Never again!’

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A Tribute to Yaakov Ne’eman

Remembering the life of my friend and colleague—a professor and attorney who served as Israeli’s Justice and Finance Minister

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Rafsanjani’s Thorny Legacy

The former Iranian president, who died last Sunday, was once indicted in connection to the 1994 AMIA bombing—the deadliest massacre of Jews anywhere since World War II

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All in the Family

Jared Kushner will be named senior White House adviser to his father-in-law, Donald Trump

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Days Before Purported Neo-Nazi March, Scores Gather in Whitefish, Montana, to Rally Against Racism

Of the white supremacists heading to town, the Whitefish chief of police said if ‘they don’t do it our way, we’re going to kick their ass’

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Lithuania Is Building a Convention Center Over Vilna’s Jewish Cemetery. Here’s How You Can Protest.

Locals and top Jewish historians are fighting to prevent the bulldozing of the burial site of one of Europe’s most historic Jewish communities

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The Modern Language Association Votes to Reject Academic Boycott of Israel

Insight into why the largest professional association of humanities scholars in North America rejected a BDS motion to boycott Israeli universities

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Once Upon a Time in the Jewish Ghetto

A new exhibit at the Museum at Eldridge Street showcases ‘The Jewish Ghetto in Postcards’

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Bullies, Latkes, and the Arts: Letters to the Editor

Comments from our readers on anti-Semitism in grade school, Hasidic artists, ‘potato pucks,’ and the Elor Azaria trial

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The Pro-Israel Center Holds: House Reps Condemn UN Resolution on Israel

Is this the last gasp of the bipartisan consensus on Israel before Trump detonates it, or its renaissance after Obama?

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A NASCAR Driver Is Israel’s Athlete of the Year

Alon Day is the first Israeli to compete in a NASCAR event. Now the 25-year-old wants to become ‘the standard bearer for American Jews and Israel’ in motorsports.

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Watch: Geoffrey Rush Is Albert Einstein in New ‘Genius’ TV Series

National Geographic’s first scripted series is about the Nobel Prize-winning physicist

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Art Collects Itself: Remembering David Meltzer

The beat generation poet, who recently died at the age of 79, continues to be an inspiration

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