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Mad Mensches

“Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner dishes on the show’s Jewish characters

Mediterranean Melodies

La Mar Enfortuna reinterprets the music of the Sephardic diaspora

Politics of the Everyday

Novelist Yael Hedaya explores the daily struggles of modern Israelis

Open the Doors

A new school in Germany promises cantors for Europe

Beware the Evil Eye

A family blurs the borders between religion, superstition, and OCD

Paradise Lost

Ariel Sabar searches for the Edenic past his father left behind in Kurdistan

Land of Plenty

Dining out in Israel with food aficionado Janna Gur

You Are What You Wear

In her new novel, Linda Grant tackles questions of identity, morality, and fashion

The Third Way

Sadia Shepard grew up part Protestant, part Muslim. Then she found out about her grandmother.

Funny Girls

An off-Broadway show pays homage to the queens of comedy

Close-Up

Vanessa Engle gets intimate in her three-part documentary on British Jews

The Ha-Ha

What’s in a joke? Jim Holt finds out.

With a Capital ‘J’

Alisa Solomon gives us the story behind West Side Story

No Place Like Home

Tania Grossinger chronicles her childhood at the Catskills resort

Within Four Walls

A forgotten synagogue in a defunct prison is brought to light

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