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Woo! Woo! Statue of Liberty in Sheepshead Bay!

A Jewish refugee from Uzbekistan had an American Dream

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The Jewish Objects of New York

Highlighting the Jewish impact on New York City

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The Two Fagins

Comment of the Week

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Registered

A small temple in Olean was just added to the National Register of Historic Places, but for one girl growing up there, it always had cultural significance

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Sundown: Jewish Meow for Peace

Plus Paul vs. Kristol, the Lego Auschwitz, and more

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Torchbearer

Emma Lazarus’ “The New Colossus” is a greater symbol of freedom’s light than the Statue of Liberty

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Our ‘Brazen Giant’ Turns 125

Nextbook Press presents an annotated version of ‘The New Colossus’

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Huddled Masses

Talking to Statue of Liberty-bound tourists about Emma Lazarus, the poet whose sonnet is inscribed in its base

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Buried

Three cemeteries belonging to Shearith Israel, the oldest Jewish congregation in North America, are tucked away in Manhattan, a visible legacy of New York City’s long-ago Jewish past

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Lift a Lamp for Emma Lazarus

It’s the ‘The New Colossus’ poet’s birthday

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Children of the Book

As Hanukkah approaches, a look at the year’s best Jewish picture books

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Today on Tablet

Daniel fries a potato, Abrams fries Obama, and more

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‘I Lift My Lamp’

Including Emma Lazarus in the Passover seder reminds Jews to keep marching toward justice

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Unleavened

Questions, answers, entrances, and exoduses—our complete Passover coverage

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A Death in the Family

The 19th-century murder scandal that ended the reign of New York’s Sephardic aristocracy

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Send Her Your Tired and Poor Votes

Vote for Lazarus in silly Jewish Hall of Fame contest

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Emma Lazarus

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The Minority Within the Minority

A new book examines the place of Sephardim in America