Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski pushes deal over the finish line

Three steps the pro-Israel community should take today

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Anti-Israel Boycotts Haven’t Changed Israel’s Politics, But They’ve Supercharged its Music Scene

Israelis come out in force to support those performers who support them

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As Two Key Senators Come Out in Favor, Iran Deal is Essentially a Done Deal

Democrats Bob Casey and Chris Coons offer cautious backing to accord

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Meet the 99-Year-Old Jewish Veteran of the War in Burma

The story of British serviceman Mordaunt Cohen

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Teaching Kids About Labor Day

The best children’s books about the labor movement—and the part Jews have played in it

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Sex on the Beach

How a trip to a smoothie stand with the kids turned into a frank—albeit brief—discussion about ‘sexy dancing’

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Tracing the Way of the Nazirites

An ancient vow—no wine, no hair-cutting, no contact with the dead—and its demands and sins are the subject of the new tractate in our ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study

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Noah Kales Puts the Jew in Jiu-Jitsu

The Toronto-based champ is 4’10”, weighing in at 82 lbs., and 13 years old

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Meet the Iran Lobby

In the fight over sanctions and the nuclear deal, how did the supposedly all-powerful pro-Israel lobby lose to the slick operatives of the National Iranian American Council?

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Sonia Nazario’s Chutzpah Gives a Voice to Latin America’s Voiceless Migrants

Like many Jews, the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author comes from a family that was persecuted and that migrated. She continues to help people fleeing violence and hopelessness.

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Israel’s Happiness Revolution

What my preschooler’s taste in Mizrahi pop says about where the country is at

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Basel Yazouri: Operation Protective Edge in Gaza

How an 18-year-old Palestinian prodigy came to train his lens on last summer’s Israel-Hamas hostilities, which ended one year ago today

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The Scholar and the Survivor

In a compelling new memoir, ‘Reading Claudius,’ Caroline Heller goes in search of her formidable uncle Erich, whose WWII legacy still haunts his descendants