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Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
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The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
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My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Plus a West Bank outpost gets named for slain settler
Plus would-be NYC synagogue bomber pleads guilty
A new initiative focuses on Jews expelled from Arab countries in 1948
Plus AIPAC names new spokesman known as “the quote machine”
Israeli diplomat hails pledge of ‘personal’ memorial for 11 Israeli athletes
The Israeli envoy discusses his job as diplomat to the public
Deputy foreign minister defends Migron, denies Palestinian nationhood
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