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Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
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Does a rock in New Mexico show the Ten Commandments in ancient Hebrew? Harvard professor says yes.
Theodore Ross grew up pretending he wasn’t Jewish. His book Am I a Jew? traces his re-engagement with Judaism.
As New Mexico marks 100 years of statehood, one woman looks back on her great-aunt and -uncle, who helped spur a century of Jewish life there
Report on Hispanic crypto-Jews has inexplicable weirdness
My mother pretended we weren’t Jewish when we moved to the South—but couldn’t resist kvelling over my book about it
In Medellín, Jewish converts try to leave the Inquisition, and Colombia’s civil war, behind
Photos: In Medellín, Colombia, Jewish converts trace their heritage to the Spanish Inquisition
Finds descendents of Inquistion-era forced converts in New Mexico
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The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past