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Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
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NPR anchor passes away at 68
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Israelis debate end goals of the campaign
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
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Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority