A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders
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My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Philippe Grimbert pretended he had an older sibling. The macabre reality was not far off.
Gregorian chant meets Judeo-Iraqi songs of prayer in Miami
Moving from translation into fiction, Evan Fallenberg conjures an unlikely romance
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Selim Nassib’s latest novel riffs on rumors of Golda Meir’s affair with a Palestinian banker
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What a boy with Down syndrome tells us about belief
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How a tubercular shoemaker became a great Yiddish poet
Gertrude Berg conquered America. Why is she still something of a mystery?
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Margot Singer’s debut collection explores one woman’s quest to connect
Alex Ross takes us on a music tour of the 20th century
Talented and terrifying, Otto Preminger left no taboo unbroken
Students for Justice in Palestine delivered the flyers to campus dorm rooms
Education Ministry releases new curriculum in advance of Yom HaShoah
The pop star dresses up as bar mitzvah DJ Yosef Shulem in new music video
A seventh-grade class responds to our feature on survivors living in poverty
The comedian explains he’s not actually Jewish, everyone just thinks he is
Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky was taken by pro-Russian forces in Slovyansk
Assault charges filed in December attack of gay black man in Williamsburg
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Exposed fellow white nationalists in 1987 for lesser prison term and new name
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Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.