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Boston Marathoners Fled to Chabad House

‘These kinds of attacks don’t discriminate.’

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Daybreak: Will Justices Act on DOMA?

Plus disputed texts in Russia to be moved into a Jewish museum

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The Orthodox Go to Washington

The rise of Orthodox Jews at AIPAC is an indicator of the community’s growing political involvement and influence

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Sundown: Nigeria Foils Iranian Terror Cell

Plus the legacy of King Herod gets another look

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Jewish Life Booms in Cologne

As immigrants revive the German city’s historic community, new ideas emerge about Jewish engagement

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Hanukkah Postcard

The Surfboard Menorah

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Dispatch From Chabad’s Kinus Hashluchim

A look at the pressing issues of the annual gathering of Lubavitch rabbis

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Hunting for Kosher Food Among the Elephants

Will I subsist on Chex Mix at this year’s Republican National Convention?

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Don’t Call It a Comeback, Hava Nagila

Aly Raisman may have revived a tune

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Remembering Philanthropist Sami Rohr

The true extent of Rohr’s reach may never be known

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Letting My Daughter Go

When my daughter got married at 20, I worried she was too young. But I was the one who wasn’t ready.

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Rallying Against the Internet

A sold-out event at New York’s Citi Field aims to unite the ultra-Orthodox world against online ‘evils’

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Sundown: Dior Names Post-Galliano Director

Plus fashion in Chechnya, Chabad’s anti-Facebook campaign, and more

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Sundown: Iron Dome’s Whiz Kid

Plus high in the Holy Land, journey to Jerusalem, and more

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Easy Access

Having decided not to get Internet in his new apartment, a graduate student winds up stealing it from the Chabadniks next door

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Grim Anniversary

Today would have been Yitzhak Rabin’s 90th birthday—as good a time as any to remember, and repent for, the time I considered assassinating him.

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Sundown: Giffords Aide to Run for her Seat

Plus, an unkosher catering dispute, a plea for Madonna, and more

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Soviet Unions

An American moves to St. Petersburg, Russia—where Jews were once forbidden to live—and finds Jewishness has social currency, especially for dating

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Material Differences

My 3-year-old wanted a velvet yarmulke, like they wear at his Chabad preschool—an early skirmish in the values clashes I knew were coming.

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Tough Jews

The Shomrim, ultra-Orthodox anti-crime patrols, trace their roots to 1964 Crown Heights, when refugees from Poland refused to cede their blocks

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Sundown: Paul On the Outs With Jewish GOP

But Obama is in with Israelis, and more in the news

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Twitter Wishes You a Shana Tovah

Some of our favorites

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Netanyahu Plays Nice With Obama

Call it a thank-you wave

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Met Cancels Art Loan to Russia

September exhibit in Russia without art as Chabad dispute intensifies

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Art Wars

Legal battle between Russia and Chabad heats up

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Royal Wedding

Blumi Lazar’s nuptials—she’s the daughter of Berel Lazar, the chief rabbi of Russia—attracted 1,500 people to one of Moscow’s biggest parks, a scene that was unimaginable just 20 years ago

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Daybreak: No Peace Without a Process

Plus, God may be on our side but time is not, and more in the news

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Chabad Chic

The black hat and the maxi skirt have their day

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Who’s Behind a New Kotel Chabad Center?

Guma Aguiar, the possibly unstable Israeli sports tycoon!

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Santa Monica Chabad Explosion Was Deliberate

Attack was believed to be accident; police searching for suspect