George Deek, who has been called “Israel’s best diplomat,” will soon become ambassador to Azerbaijan

If the march leadership doesn’t take action now, the march itself will become a footnote as other women take the reigns of American feminism for themselves

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Women’s March Founder Says Current Leaders Must Step Down

Teresa Shook, who came up with the idea for the march, says its current leaders allowed anti-Semitism to become part of the group’s platform

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The BDS Debate Enters its Next Phase

The movement is still on the fringes of American politics but with the Democrats pulling left it now has a seat inside Congress

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The Trials of David Ben Moshe

He’s a convert to Orthodox Judaism, married to an Israeli woman, and wants nothing more than to become a citizen of Israel—so why has Israel’s government kept him stuck in a bureaucratic nightmare?

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Take Your Pumpkin Beyond the Pie

This Moroccan recipe for pumpkin soup is a perfect way to start a Thanksgiving feast

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The Showbread Must Go On

In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ the Talmud is ‘a kind of speculative historical fiction’ about Temple rituals

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The Mayflower Maidel

This Thanksgiving will be the first since I found out that one branch of my family tree stretches back to colonial times

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The Foreign Policy of the American Left

Second in a series on the American left: Michael Walzer and Bernie Sanders

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The Truth About George Soros

Understanding the Jewish billionaire—who is neither the villain of right-wing caricature, nor the angel of left-wing hagiography

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André Azoulay Is the Most Powerful Jew in the Muslim World

What else keeps the Jewish-Moroccan relationship alive?

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Jules Feiffer’s American Follies

Giving thanks for Fred Astaire

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Thanks in Advance

Episode 158: Iranian political refugee Shay Khatiri on raising $1.2 million for Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, and A.J. Jacobs on his new book about gratitude

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The Re-Incarnation of a Frog

Rokhl’s Golden City: Montreal’s shape-shifting klezmer genius Socalled transmigrates into a new album—and gay porn