A new documentary about the brave archivists who kept a secret history of the Warsaw Ghetto shows how we can preserve the memory of the Holocaust after the last generation of survivors

 

A delicious Sephardic dish and a testament to Jewish renewal rescued from the Spanish Middle Ages

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Tikkun Olam, Y’all

Rabbi Ira Sanders of Arkansas, Little-known Civil Rights Hero

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The Women’s March Doesn’t Get to Decide Who the ‘White Jews’ Are

Singling out ‘white Jews’ isn’t progress, it’s just more of the same prejudice and exclusion from the Women’s March

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Albania’s Post-Communist Rebirth Gets a Jewish Twist

A visit to the only Jewish museum in Albania—Europe’s most Muslim nation and Islam’s most secular

 

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From ‘Y’ to ‘J’: The History of Jewish Community Centers

How YMHAs, followed by synagogue-centers, and finally JCCs have tried—in different ways—to balance Judaism and Jewishness, by bringing Jews together in intellectual, spiritual, and physical pursuits

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Tu B’Shevat Books to Share With Kids

A reading list reflecting the environmentalist values of this underappreciated holiday

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Match Game

Ep. 165: Director Scott Ellis on working on ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ and Pittsburgh matchmaker Tova Weinberg on what men and women really want

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Understanding ‘Nofuzophobia’

The roots and legacy of Iranian resentment of the West, part of a weeklong look at 40 years of the revolution

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The First Jew I Met in Iran

Face to face with the challenges of living a double life under the Iranian theocracy

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Arafat and the Ayatollahs

The PLO’s greatest single contribution to the Iranian Revolution was the formation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, but the Palestinian leader’s involvement with Iran didn’t end there

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Writing Her Revolt

In the 40 years after the Iranian Revolution, some women memoirists came to see obedience as the opposite of goodness

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Making It

As Norman Podhoretz turns 89 today, he looks back on the long journey from Brooklyn to Manhattan

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Guard It With Your Life

How Jewish musicians preserved—and are now saving—Persian music