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A-WA’s Electric Mizrahi Beats Are Coming to a Dance Floor Near You

Israeli sister-trio A-WA has officially broken into the American mainstream with their undeniably catchy single, ‘Habib Galbi’

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Before Its Destruction: Jobar Synagogue in Syria

An organization called Diarna has created an online ‘geo-museum’ where visitors can explore historical Jewish sites in the Middle East and North Africa that no longer exist

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An Intersectional Failure: How Both Israel’s Backers and Critics Write Mizrahi Jews Out of the Story

Jews of color from the Middle East and North Africa comprise a plurality of Israel’s population, yet both the country’s supporters and detractors elide the Mizrahi experience. This needs to change.

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Israel’s Happiness Revolution

What my preschooler’s taste in Mizrahi pop says about where the country is at

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That New Kebab Joint’s Secret Ingredient? A Beloved Cult Star

Israelis love Avi Bitter’s melodramatic music and underground films. Now they can meet him while they try his recipes.

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Israeli TV Series Examines The Lives of Mizrahim

Amnon Levy’s latest miniseries probes Israel’s so-called ‘ethnic demon’

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Israeli Singer Yehoram Gaon’s Music Comeback

Listen to the first single off his new album with Mizrahi singer Amir Benayoun

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Stuck in La La Land

An Israeli reality TV show sends hopeful Mizrahi pop stars to California to chase the American Dream

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Melting Pot

Iraqi-style soup dumplings seem somehow authentic, the embodiment of a less clichéd, more complex Israel—but it turns out they, too, are hybrids

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