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New England Prep

Live from New Haven, we talk politics with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and WNPR host Colin McEnroe, plus AEPi’s party foul

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Israel’s Baseball Team Is Ready to Rock Coney Island—and Maybe Shock the World

There are plenty of reasons to be excited to watch the Israeli baseball team, a hodgepodge of mostly Jewish-American players who will bring serious clout to Brooklyn’s World Baseball Classic qualifying tournament this week

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Missing From Israel’s Baseball Team: Israelis

Team Israel plays in Coney Island this week with a roster of 28 players, two of whom are Israeli citizens. Luckily, a few loose rules—and the efforts of the team’s president—have expanded the player pool.

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Walt Whitman’s New Health Treatise

A scholar discovers a hidden text by the great American author of ‘Song of Myself.’ But can the celebrated democrat survive the politics of 21st-century academia?

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Russ & Daughters Expands While Aiming to Preserve Its Roots

In addition to its two Lower East Side locations, the legendary New York appetizing shop will soon open a kosher café and a 14,000-sq.-foot manufacturing and retail location in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard

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In Brooklyn, a Shabbat Tradition Gains Momentum

A dispatch from Grindr Shabbat, a service and dinner that embraces LGBTQ Jews

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To Huntington Station

An excerpt from George Braziller’s ‘Encounters,’ the great independent publisher’s memoir, which brings to life old Jewish East New York, just short of the author’s centennial

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Back-to-Back Attacks On Orthodox Jewish Men in Brooklyn Less Than 10 Hours Apart

One assailant, after punching a Hasidic man on his way to shul in the face, said he was ‘fed up with Jews’

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Challah and Shabbat for Everyone

A 20-foot challah was unveiled in Brooklyn Wednesday night, earning a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records

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Yiddish-Speaking Brooklyn Hits the Small Screen

Former New York gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout is host of ‘On the Grid,’ a new show about Brooklyn’s neighborhoods. She begins in Williamsburg, Borough Park, and Crown Heights.

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Four Brooklyn Libraries To Open on Sundays To Accommodate Orthodox Community

Extended hours in effect at Midwood, Borough Park, Mapleton, and Ryder branches, beginning October 25

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U.S. Judge Fines Russia $44 Million for Refusing to Hand Over Centuries-Old Chabad-Lubavitch Texts

The decades-long legal battle over rightful home for historic collection continues

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Straight Outta Brooklyn, by Way of Vermont: The Bernie Sanders Story

Tracing the Jewish roots of the presidential hopeful, from Burlington to the kibbutz and back

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Did a Seder Plate Propel the Mets to the 1969 World Series?

How a Brooklyn yeshiva’s sad fate was tied to the team’s ‘miracle’ season

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Deadly Brooklyn Fire Leaves Syrian Jewish Community Reeling

Father buries seven children as wife, eldest daughter remain hospitalized

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A Brooklyn Building’s Jewish History

Exploring the home once owned by the borough’s first Jewish pediatrician

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The Time of His Time: Letters From Norman Mailer

The turbulent private—and public—affairs of a titanic figure in American Jewish intellectual life

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Smoked Fish Factory For Sale in Brooklyn

Service Smoked Fish, founded in 1934, puts longtime plant on the market

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Stabbing at Chabad Headquarters in New York

Victim in critical condition, suspect shot and killed by police

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Losing a Gentle Lion of Judah

Remembering Rabbi Hailu Moshe Paris, spiritual leader of black Jewry

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Brooklyn Kosher Fast Food Staple Closing

Kosher Delight shuttering after 35 years in business

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Teens Vandalize Kosher Grocery in Brooklyn

Police are searching for suspects who ransacked Crown Heights business

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Crowd Goes Wild for Neil Diamond in Brooklyn

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer returned to his high school for surprise show

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Brooklyn Cantor Leaves Rikers Early

Baruch Lebovits, who pleaded guilty to child molestation in May, served less than three months

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Neil Diamond Heads Home to Brooklyn

The rocker will perform a free concert at his former high school tonight

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Facebook, Unchain Me!

‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media

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The Road to the New Jerusalem

To understand what’s happening in Crown Heights today, look at Instagram

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Fabulous, Formidable Lauren Bacall Dies at 89

The captivating queen of Old Hollywood was a Jewish girl from Brooklyn

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