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How Jews both segregated and integrated Levittown
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Authorities discovered the trove, headed for Belgium, during a cargo search
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Rabbi Shalom Cohen has likened Modern Orthodox Jews to Amalek
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Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from ‘authorities’
‘Hate speech’ charges stemmed from 2012 Rolling Stone interview
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