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Forget Peanuts and Cracker Jack. What Jews Love About Baseball Is Jewish Players.

A new exhibit paints the sport as a vehicle for assimilation, but Greenberg, Koufax, and even Ryan Braun are Jewish role models

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Philip Roth: The Movie

The font, the women, the self-indulgence to hit big screen

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How Ex-Frum Memoirs Became New York Publishing’s Hottest New Trend

A spate of new books tells the stories of men and women who leave ultra-Orthodoxy for risky, rewarding, bewildering everyday life

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Remembering ‘Screw’ Publisher Al Goldstein

The original ‘bad Jewish boy’ has died at 77

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Four-Letter Words: Why Jews Have Led the Making and Defense of Obscenity in America

Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.

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Alec Baldwin and Others Read Philip Roth

Actors stage a tribute to Roth with a reading

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Another Year, Another Man

The prize should have gone to Atwood or Lahiri—or, better yet, Munro

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Philip Roth Wins Nobel Prize

The renowned writer, who plumbed Jewish identity and became an American master, adds the biggest laurel to his crown

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How the King of Shmutz Won the World

This award proves, once and for all, that Roth isn’t too obscene. Nor is he too American, or too male, or too Jewish.

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And So, He Won

Why Philip Roth shouldn’t have won the Nobel prize

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Philip Roth, Master of Deception

The Nobel laureate chronicled the American Jewish Experience

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A Few Good Roths

People who are better than Philip

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The Hidden One of N.J.: Why Dara Horn Is the Best of the New Breed of Jewish Novelists

Her fourth novel, ‘A Guide for the Perplexed,’ reanimates the past without falling into the traps of ‘Shtetlworld’ nostalgia

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Philip Roth Liked to Czech Out the Ladies

A tale of love, literature, and 1970s totalitarianism

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Philip Roth Pays Tribute to a Mentor, Character

‘Doc Lowenstein’ was the inspiration for his character Murray Ringold

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Daybreak: Will Justices Act on DOMA?

Plus disputed texts in Russia to be moved into a Jewish museum

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Four Score and Philip Roth

A dispatch from the author’s 80th birthday

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Liel Leibovitz vs. Adam Kirsch on Philip Roth

The two Tableteers debate the author’s legacy ahead of his 80th birthday

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Daybreak: Habemus Obama Visit!

Plus the Baltimore Ravens will NOT be playing on Rosh Hashanah

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Philip Roth’s Legacy at 80

The author and others speak in a new film about his life and work

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Jewish Book Club

The National Jewish Book Awards, given out last night, host America’s most lucrative literary prize

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Daybreak: Bibi Issues Yair Lapid an Ultimatum

Plus last conspirator to kill Hitler dies at age 90

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Sundown: The End of Small Parties?

Plus effort by Jewish lawyer to ban Jews from jury fails

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Daybreak: A Brooklyn Tragedy

Plus locusts descend upon Egypt

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Zuckerman Sold

If Philip Roth sold his characters to Disney

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Philip Roth’s End

Reading his last novels, I longed to dispel Roth’s gloom until I realized he wants me to just sit with it

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Philip Roth and Mel Brooks Talk Art and Religion

A Television Critics Association panel hosts two titans

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Harold Bloom Is God

A conversation about literature, Judaism, and the Almighty with the great Yale literary critic

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A Jewish Christmas Soundtrack

The top 10 Christmas songs written by Jews, from ‘Silver Bells’ to ‘Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow’

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Ehud Olmert, Philip Roth, and The Counterlife

A startling example of life imitating art

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