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What Artists Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon Have in Common

British author Robin Saikia looks back at the two artists’ work

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What Happens When the Myth of the Obedient, Docile Jewish Husband Gets Busted

The Tattler: TV chef Nigella Lawson, tabloid fodder after a public dust-up with art-mogul ad-man hubby Charles Saatchi, is not alone

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Daybreak: Two Egyptian Rockets Strike Eilat

Plus Yankee fans give a ‘Sweet Caroline’ tribute to Boston victims

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Margaret Thatcher and Yom Hashoah

According to the late Iron Lady, saving an Austrian Jewish girl was her proudest moment

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Daybreak: Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013)

Plus Israel fends off hackers, Yom Hashoah gets Instagrammed

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The Jewish Roles of Meryl Streep

Some modest proposals for the lady who can turn herself into anyone

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Thatcher and the Jews

Margaret Thatcher was a staunch defender of Jewish causes and a supporter of Israel in her political career, unlike most Tory politicians before her

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Candidly Canetti

Lost Books

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The Man Who Would Be Prime Minister

How the Murdoch scandal could give Britain its first Jewish head of government

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An Unmarried Woman

Alone among the Bible’s heroes, the prophet Devorah, my namesake and the hero of this week’s haftorah, didn’t need a man to make her complete. But what can a modern single woman learn from her?

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Premiership

A new book gives an insider’s assessment of four Israeli prime ministers—and Menachem Begin the voice he never had