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From Challah to Jalapeños, Latin American Jews Redefine a Culinary Heritage

There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own

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Alberto Manguel and the Library of Babel

The Argentinian-born man of letters, cosmopolitan defender of books and reading, is exiled to a world of his own making

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Goodbye to All That

For generations, the Jews of Caracas had idyllic weather, prosperity, and vibrant communal organizations. Things changed under Hugo Chávez.

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Venezuela’s Dispossessed

Half of Venezuela’s Jewish community fled under Hugo Chávez, who died this week. Will the other half follow?

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Fatherland

The Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño’s The Third Reich is, like much of his fiction, filled with Nazis, the ultimate evil

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Left Behind

In his disappointing new memoir, Feeding on Dreams, Ariel Dorfman insists on the ponderous and universal over the nuances of his exile from Chile

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Sundown: Make It Rain

Another scam, Ahmadinejad in line, and a settler speaks

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CNN Meets the Ex-Crypto-Jews of Crown Heights

But doesn’t call them ‘Sephardic’

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Hugo Chávez’s Uses for Anti-Semitism

Remorse for temple vandalism is exception to rule

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Sundown: The More the Warier

Too many converts, segregated lectures, and more