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Seeking the Jews of Cuba

As U.S. Jewish tourism to Cuba explodes, Cuban Jewish communities struggle to keep up

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Can Israel’s Medical Diplomacy Make It the Cuba of the Middle East?

Pushing the Hippocratic Oath in service of foreign policy puts doctors on the frontlines

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How To Make Guava Mandelbrot, a Cuban Twist on a Jewish Classic

Video: The Old World meets the New World in one delicious cookie

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U.S. to Pay Alan Gross $3.2 Million

U.S. contractor was freed last week after five years in a Cuban prison

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Cuba Releases Alan Gross in Prisoner Swap

American contractor was detained in December 2009

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Alan Gross Languishes in Cuban Jail

Former USAID subcontractor in such bad health he no longer leaves his cell

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Alan Gross Begins Hunger Strike in Cuba Jail

The American contractor imprisoned in 2011 demands Obama help free him

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Kerry Appeals to Iran for American’s Release

Calls for Robert Levinson’s return to U.S. seven years after his disappearance

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Oscar Hijuelos’ Yiddishe Neshama

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Cuban-American novelist, who died last week, wrote meaningfully about Judaic scripture and the Holocaust

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My Man in Havana

When we fled Cuba in 1962, my uncle stayed. He died 50 years later, without ever explaining his decision.

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Daybreak: Major Protests in Egypt to Continue

Plus more details on the various European positions on the Palestinian United Nations bid

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Daybreak: Bomb Wounds Israeli Diplomat’s Wife

Plus, Alan Gross’ assignment, the recovery rabbi, and more in the news

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Sundown: The Most Irritating Time Of The Year

Plus the Australian agenda, and more

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Sundown: Cuba Un-Libre

Plus a very classy mining tycoon, and more

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Chávez Listens to The Boss

Castro’s philo-Semitism is contagious!

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Sundown: Our Man in Havana

Plus ground control to Mayor Rahm? and more

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Goldberg Goes To Cuba

Photo of the day

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Daybreak: Bibi Moving To Halt Conversion Bill

Plus the non-freeze, the non-talks, and more in the news

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Far Flung

Charles London traveled the world and found a brand of Judaism he could embrace

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Sundown: Anne Frank, Not So Bitter

Anne at 80, chattering teeth, and a lox recall

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Back to Cuba

Anthropologist Ruth Behar keeps returning to the place her family left behind

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