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When Berlin Meant Business

Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.

Jewish Centurions vs. Rome

Street performers who pose for tourists by the Colosseum battle city authorities

Sephardi Stories, on the Record

The Sephardi Voices history project collects testimony from Jews who fled Arab lands after Israel was founded

Diagnostic Manual of Mishegas

A different version of the famed manual of mental disorders

The New ‘Morethodox’ Rabbi

Asher Lopatin succeeds Avi Weiss at an influential seminary, offering a pluralistic version of Orthodoxy

Turning a Page for the Blind

JBI International’s Braille materials and audiobooks help blind Jews stay connected to the community

Boldface Aid for Shoah Victims

Blossom director Zane Buzby offers financial support to a group of tragically overlooked Holocaust survivors

A School for D.C.’s Jewish Elite

The Jewish Primary Day School is now the place to be for the kids of Washington’s politically connected Jews

The Chosen Facial Hair

Beards are having their pop cultural moment, but Jews have always known the value of a furry face

Jewish Education Goes High Tech

A new start-up uses 21st-century technologies to make ancient values relatable and dynamic

Living in a Material World

Rabbis have long tried to persuade us of the benefits of parting with some of our money. Are we listening?

Not for Our Tragedy Alone

The genocide committed by Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime earns a place in Washington’s Holocaust Museum

Learn To Love Your Jewish Body

As teenage girls wrestle with their body image, new programs look for solutions in Jewish tradition

How (Not) To Stop a Bully

Emily Bazelon’s new book argues that bullying comes in different forms and so should its antidotes

Montreal, Virtual Jewish Museum

A website’s interactive map brings the city’s Jewish past to life, showcasing everything from synagogues to smoked meat

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