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Disappearing Act

Lost Books

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Sundown: Signs of Struggle in Kletzky Murder

Plus Jewish summer camps get their frack on, free Turkish circumcisions, and more

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Kosher Rules

The Dutch parliament moved last week to prohibit the ritual slaughter of animals, putting the notoriously tolerant Netherlands on a path to ban a practice key to both Jewish and Muslim observance

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Despite Everything, Tiki Barber Is Good at Heart

Once and future running back unleashes Holocaust analogy

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Sundown: Russia Played Iran

Plus, Mamet Agonistes, Korean Jews, and more

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Sundown: Syrian Stonewalling Called Out

Plus whom Anne Frank belongs to, and more

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‘Proud to Be Jewish’

Natalie Portman, Oscar winner and face of Dior Cherie perfume, condemned Dior designer John Galliano’s anti-Semitic outburst. In 2005, she spoke about her deep Jewishness for the book Stars of David.

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Event: Anne Frank’s 21st Century Friends

Upcoming author panel to be moderated by The Scroll!

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Ghost Puppeteer

In Compulsion, now at New York’s Public Theater, Mandy Patinkin portrays a writer whose obsession with Anne Frank drives him to the brink of madness

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Good Kitty, Bad Kitty

Benno and the Night of Broken Glass, a new picture book about a cat witnessing Kristallnacht, raises the unavoidable question: Do cute kitties belong in stories about the Holocaust?

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Looking for Mokum

Part 2 of 3: A chilly visit to Amsterdam’s Portuguese Synagogue and an awkward one to Anne Frank’s Secret Annex

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Frank’s Favorite Tree Is Gone

Storm fells Amsterdam chestnut

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Sundown: J Street Takes on Solow

Plus a newly uncovered rejection letter, and more in the news

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What to See at the PEN Festival

Events to pencil in

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Walk Through the Anne Frank Annex

From your office chair

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Did Anne Frank Tell Stories at the Camp?

Controversy over new memoir

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Sundown: IDF to Improve Soldiers’ Foot Odor

Plus Anne Frank banned and Gibson as Tricky Dick

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Daybreak: Iranian Physicist Killed; Iran Blames U.S. and Israel

Plus a 7.0 hits Haiti’s capital, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Silicon Valley, Israel

Plus we welcome our robotic Israeli overlords, and more in the news

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Miep Gies Is Dead

Anne Frank protector who saved diaries after arrest was 100

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U.K. Kids Think Auschwitz Is Theme Park

But only some of them, in a multiple-choice poll

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Sundown: Rabbis Protest James Cameron, Richard Dawkins

Plus another scary move by Iran, Federation fundraising, and more

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Florida Students Live Like Anne Frank

A school sleepover as Holocaust study aid

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On the Bookshelf

The latest in Holocaust and Lebowski scholarship

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Anne Frank, YouTuber

The famous diarist’s latest online presence

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A Frank Reader

Francine Prose on Anne Frank’s overlooked abilities as a writer

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Sundown: Taking the Sting Out

Imagining Mamet, roaming charges, and the band that played on

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Daybreak: Palestinian P.M.’s Low Standards

A new website, Anne Frank abused again, and more in the news

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David Mamet and Anne Frank

Coming to a theater near you

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Sundown: Anne Frank Site Burns

Britney Spears’ imagined conversion diary, and more