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Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
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On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
In a cemetery thousands of miles away, an unexpected host helped me reconnect with my lost friend
In the Peace Corps, I hid my Jewish identity. But that didn’t prevent me from experiencing anti-Semitism.
As a convert, I don’t feel nostalgic about Christmas—I’ve discovered the magic of Hanukkah
As we debate gun policy in the wake of Newtown, we should heed the wisdom of the Jewish sages
This week, the Talmud’s rabbis explore possible holy day violations to determine the nature of the sinner
The Syrian community, long based in Brooklyn, makes itself at home on the Upper East Side
My family never observed Christmas, but we did mark the holiday every year, with our own recipes
In my grandfather’s village, I found the man he’d been before memories of the Holocaust destroyed him
Joey Allaham is enticing Madonna and Ricky Martin with his upscale, glatt kosher restaurants
An Atlanta physician retires after building a network that treats Jewish patients from Ukraine to Ethiopia
In this week’s Talmud study, Jewishness is not just moral and theological matters. It is a way of life.
Mourning for my mother saw me through anger, doubt, and numbness—and brought me closer to her
How my bar mitzvah portion taught me about immigration and Jewish values—27 years after I first read it
As the Festival of Lights gains exposure in schools, stores, and public displays, even non-Jews want to take part
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