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Don’t call yourselves progressives if you put up with religiously zealous, violent maniacs like Hamas
AIPAC, the so-called Jewish Lobby, has no influence in the White House and is scared to speak out
Art-world pervert flaunts mirrored balloons, oodles of cash at the Whitney
What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?
Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?
Brian Schwadron studied with indigenous healers around the world. Now he’s using what he learned to create wedding banquets.
Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
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Influential commenter concludes Bibi won’t make peace on his own
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Embattled PM plans his next move; not clear what that’ll be
Plus Chabad vs. Russia, and more
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Israel rejected big offer; news is bad P.R. for P.A.
Plus the Jews are thriving in Baltimore, and more
Plus is Abbas a perennial no-sayer? and more in the news
J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment
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Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority