Threatening to vote against the government unless the decision is reversed, Amir Ohana nevertheless advocates looking at the bigger picture

Immortalized by Jack London and pined for by artists and governors, Stella Hurtig was a turn-of-the-century superstar

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Immigrant Poets Celebrate Emma Lazarus’ Birthday with Tributes to ‘The New Colossus’

At a poetry festival at the 92nd Street Y, where Lazarus herself once taught English to Russian-Jewish women

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‘The Last Tycoon,’ F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tale of Hollywood Jews, Debuts on Amazon Next Week

The author might’ve been an anti-Semite, but his final creation, the ambitious producer Monroe Stahr, is a complex and fascinating character

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Ohio Senate Hopeful Josh Mandel Says He Stands with Misogynist Conspiracy Theorist Mike Cernovich

Cernovich has popularized Pizzagate conspiracy, claimed “date rape does not exist,” and promoted the false claim that Jewish DNC staffer was murdered in Democratic cover-up

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A Different Kind of Holocaust Museum

In Brooklyn, a new view of the Shoah, aimed at ultra-Orthodox Jews

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Turning Religion Into a Theme Park

While Bible-themed venues have proved popular with American—mostly Christian—tourists, Israel’s Shtetl Museum had trouble getting off the ground

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Preserving a Jewish Culinary Tradition

Pickling goes far beyond the barrel of half-sours

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Fusion GPS Illuminates the Brave New World of Manufactured News for Hire

News of the News: How the new sausage gets made

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Did the Great Italian Cyclist Gino Bartali Actually Save Jews During the Holocaust? An Investigation.

As the Tour de France wraps up this week, a historical debate still rages over who deserves credit for the production of identity cards for Jews hidden in Florence

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Farewell George Romero, the I.B. Singer of the Zombie Movie

The American master of horror and the Yiddish writer have a surprising amount in common, including a disdain for humanism and its platitudes

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Cinema Verite

Episode 98: Film critic Jordan Hoffman on the summer’s best movies and fitness trainer-turned-shaman Stacy Berman on finding balance

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200 Years After Her Death, Jane Austen Refuses to Meet Our Polite Expectations

‘Jane Austen: The Secret Radical,’ reassesses the writer and new face of the £10 note as Jewishly attentive to the complex moral challenges of life