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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Matt Pomerantz

New York’s bagel king on going from global equity derivative operations to everything with schmear, running a family business, and Debbie Harry’s bialys

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Bliss Lau

The jewelry designer on Jade, Jewish husbands, and haggling with cabbies in Tel Aviv

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Ilana Becker

The actress and comedian on IBS, the importance of Yom Kippur, and her incredibly brave nephew

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Scott Feldman

The celebrity chef super-manager on starting from the bottom, great restaurants, and why he’s a ‘glutton’ for jarred gefilte fish

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Meredith Waga Perez

The New York-based florist on keeping secrets, volunteering at a New Jersey iris garden, and getting in touch with her roots in Israel

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Elinor Carucci

The award-winning Israeli photographer on learning from her mother, eating oshpelo, and the importance of having empathy for whomever is in front of her camera lens

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Vered Back

The New York-based Israeli beauty entrepreneur on why antibiotics are ‘useless,’ body frequencies, and forgetting what she wore to her bat mitzvah

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Nili Lotan

Israeli-American fashion designer on drawing inspiration from Emily Dickinson, the intersection of politics and style, and why her favorite holiday is Passover

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With David Hershkovits

The man behind PAPER magazine on growing up in Brooklyn as a rebellious Yeshiva boy, covering the Sex Pistols, and why he refuses to have two Seders

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Jessica Chaffin and Jamie Denbo

The L.A.-based comic duo on political correctness, chopped liver, and their characters, Ronna and Beverly

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Annabelle Gurwitch

The author and actress on gambling Alabamian Jews and an unforgettable dinner with the family of a Syrian cab driver

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Judy Gold

The comedian on Holocaust education, the challenges of same-sex parenting, and the power of spending money with socially responsible businesses

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Jessica Chastain

The actress talks about feminism, being an honorary Jew, and learning krav maga

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Lee Brozgol

The artist and social worker on residing on the Lower East Side, making ‘death head masks,’ and being shielded from anti-Semitism as a kid in Chicago

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Nissim Ben Aderet

The Tel Aviv-based artist on ‘action painting,’ being naked, and the beauty of concluding Yom Kippur at the beach

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Michael Krasny

The talk show host and author on Jewish humor, growing up in Cleveland, and drinking cosmos. (Plus, lots and lots of jokes.)

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Nir Hod

The Israeli artist on his creative process, the importance of conflict in art, and why he’ll never eat gefilte fish and lox

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With MODI

The stand-up comedian on Melania Trump, eating gefilte fish with chrain, and the healing power of laughter

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Eva Har-Even

The ‘career whisperer’ on anti-Semitism, growing up in Hungary and Israel, and the unforgettable dress she wore to her bat mitzvah

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Alon Livne

The Israeli fashion designer on moving to New York from Tel Aviv, his cat, and why Purim is his favorite Jewish holiday

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Chloe Abadi

The fashion entrepreneur talks about how she discovered her signature item, why she didn’t have a Bat Mitzvah despite her religious upbringing, and why she feels Israel is the safest place in the world

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Victoria Cook

The New York superlawyer talks about her eclectic religiosity without God, explains why she fears left-wing anti-Semitism more than the right-wing variety, and admits her unusual love of gefilte fish

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Lori Barzvi

The beauty product entrepreneur on loss, taking risks, and why the day after Yom Kippur is her favorite

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Jessica Mitrani

The Colombia-born artist and filmmaker on Hebrew school in Bogota, escaping to New York, and celebrating her ‘Jew ‘fro’

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Iris Bahr

The American comedian on being ‘too Israeli’ or ‘too American,” growing up in the Bronx and Tel Aviv, and why Passover is her favorite Jewish holiday

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With David Broza

The legendary Israeli singer-songwriter, activist, and self-proclaimed ‘wandering Jew’ on growing up in Madrid under Franco, his favorite American poets, and why he loves all holidays (and not just Jewish ones)

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Maira Kalman

The writer and illustrator on celebrating Judaism, the ‘magical place’ that is Tel Aviv, and why it’s essential to have a sense of humor

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Titi Aynaw

The first Ethiopian-born Jew to become Miss Israel on racism, paying it forward, and Israel’s power to unite different groups of people

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Joy Ladin

The writer and scholar on transgender issues in the Orthodox community, inclusion, and why Yom Kippur is her favorite Jewish holiday

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Deborah Lipstadt

The historian, professor, and author on the importance of calling out Holocaust revisionist bullies, being portrayed on-screen by Rachel Weisz, and her favorite pair of oxfords

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