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Challah Is Not the Only Bread

Ethiopian Jews eat loaves of ‘defo dabo’ for Shabbat

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A New Kibbutz Vacation

Israel’s kibbutzim are drawing a new generation of tourists, by offering everything from eco retreats to coworking spaces

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Neither Less Than X nor More Than Y

In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ minima and maxima decorate the memory palaces Talmudic rabbis built to sustain the oral tradition of Babylonian learning

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Everybody Knows

As the leading targets of hate crimes, Jews are routinely being attacked in the streets of New York City. So why is no one acting like it’s a big deal?

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My Kind Heaven

How a visit from my dead mother led me to the Lubavitcher Rebbe and showed me the way to heal our world

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Portlandization: It Can Happen to a Place Near You

When the crazies took over the city I loved, I knew it was time to get out

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Robert Oppenheimer’s Jewishness

74 years to the day after the Trinity nuclear test ushered in the nuclear age, are we any closer to knowing the men who carried the moral burden of the world on their shoulders? Louisa Hall’s recent novel spins out some ideas.

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The Nazi Who Saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe

The surprising story of how the sixth Chabad rabbi made it out of Warsaw

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Transgendering Stonewall

The intersectional left revises the history of the gay rights struggle in service of a political agenda that finds virtue in marginalization