A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders
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The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
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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.
A novelist returns to Buenos Aires, the place he’s been imagining for nearly a decade
Guidebooks quell the anxieties of raising up a child
A Passover in Berlin stirs up questions of freedom and faith
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The obscure Christian sect in which he grew up
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Nelly Reifler is casting about for answers to eternal questions
A writer endeavors to learn exactly how ordinary people arrive at their systems of belief and disbelief
A new documentary looks at the latest generation of Jewish radicals
What happens when a secular Jewish feminist immerses herself in the world of Evangelical Christians
Every time I think I’m out, He pulls me in again
Oprah visits Auschwitz: In good taste or bad?
The unfortunate side effects of religious pressures to marry too soon
An Israeli expat tells Charlie Parker about the shofar
Students for Justice in Palestine delivered the flyers to campus dorm rooms
Education Ministry releases new curriculum in advance of Yom HaShoah
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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.