For many non-White or non-Ashkenazi Jews, sleepaway camp gifts scars rather than life-long friendships. Here’s what staffers and parents can do.

Charges against the grandson of Meir Kahane remain unclear, but he will be held for five days

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Love and Rock ‘N’ Roll in Sderot, an Israeli City Under Near-Constant Fire

A new documentary from filmmaker Laura Bialis explores the influential music scene in a place you’d least expect

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Atticus and Scout, My Father and Me

Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman helped me reflect on my Jewish upbringing in the 1950s South, and to understand that our childhood heroes are not perfect adults.

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Watch Orthodox Rabbi Benny Lau’s Powerful Denunciation of Homophobia Justified in the Name of God

‘We must free the Torah of Israel from the handcuffs that she has been bound in by people of darkness’

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The Arab Was Named Voltaire

In the Israeli village of Neve Shalom, an unusual group of Jews and Arabs try to live together peacefully. It works, mostly.

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Matzo Ball Soup—and Hold the Eggs

If you want to make matzo balls, you’ve got to break some eggs. Right? Wrong.

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The Talmud’s Guide to Jewish Feminine Beauty

The ancient text takes up the problem of ‘new circumstances’ in maintaining vows, and in so doing stumbles on what makes women attractive

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West Bank Rabbi Menachem Froman’s Zionist Post-Zionism, and What It Can Teach American Jews

The late Kookist leader’s belief in spirituality over politics also has a message for Israel’s religious right

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The Most Famous Casualty of Obama’s Nuclear Deal Could Ultimately Be Hassan Rouhani

Why the Iranian president faces a severe test from powerful hardline conservatives inside the Islamic Republic—and why the moderates may lose

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What Information Collected by Israeli Intelligence Reveals About the Iran Talks

Over the years of negotiation, concession after concession from the West

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And Now for Something Completely Different

Vox Tablet is delighted to share the inaugural episode of Tablet’s newest podcast, Unorthodox

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Wet Hot American Jewish Summer Camp

Unlike a lot of classic teen comedies, the original ‘Wet Hot’ and its new Netflix revival series do not wash out the Jews. Is this a good sign or bad?

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Nadav Lapid’s Genius Sees Israeli-ness as an Existential Disease

The internationally acclaimed filmmaker’s new ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’ takes Jewish insularity to terrific extremes