The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
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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.
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The Julia Roberts blockbuster—and the Elizabeth Gilbert memoir it’s based on—get the prayer part all wrong
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A new book defends the height-challenged and teaches kids about the misuse of science
A haftorah of consolations and expectations
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A haftorah of decency and despair
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Rethinking the traditions of tish and bedeken for a progressive, egalitarian wedding
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.