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As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
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.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
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Plus Knesset dissolves (itself)
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The donor speaks out in a rare interview
Falsely accuses rabbi of leaving Jerusalem out of benediction
Plus State of Berlin legalizes circumcision
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