Today on Jewcy: A new documentary spotlights a classic actress who was also a tech pioneer.

Amy Winehouse in Australia, Ronit Elkabetz in Holon, Nathan Englander in Vancouver

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Following Controversial Panel, Major New School Donor Threatens to Cut Off Funding

“I must question my commitment to continued investment in a university that has seemingly institutionalized the anti-Semitism of the radical left,” Kenneth Bialkin wrote

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Have a Happy Thanksgiving, America, But When It Comes to Eating Poultry, Israel’s Still in the Lead

This past year, the average Israeli gobbled up 125 pounds of turkey, chicken, and other fowl treats

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Ratko Mladić’s Genocide Conviction, and Why it Matters

I cannot in good conscience condemn the perpetrators of the genocide in which my brother and my grandparents perished unless I also condemn the perpetrators of all other acts of genocide, including the genocide that took place at Srebrenica

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How American Jews Adopted—and Adapted—Thanksgiving

Special synagogue services may be a thing of the past but otherwise observing the holiday helped Jews feel like at one with the turkey-loving nation

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How Cranberries Found a Place at the Jewish Table

A New World fruit has been incorporated into Old World recipes, with sweet (and sour) results

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Accident or Crime?

How studying Torah could kill a child, and other lessons in involuntary manslaughter from this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study

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The Charles Manson Fallacy

How extreme tolerance and existential rebellion can bring the high-minded to mistakenly embrace murderous lows

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The Mass-Murder Virus

What is the cause, and what the cure?

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France’s Fatal Failure to Stop Mohamed Merah’s Killing Spree

From the Interior Ministry to the anti-terror police to social services and the state’s inability to connect anti-Semitism to violent Islamism, a textbook case of everything that has gone wrong in France over the past decade

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How Do You Say Turkey in Yiddish?

Rokhl’s Golden City: Why Yiddish culture, alive and well, needs small but reliable financial support, not saving

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Actress Hedy Lamarr, the Real-Life Jewish Wonder Woman Whose Inventions Led to WiFi and GPS

The affecting new documentary ‘Bombshell’ is haunted by recordings of her lilting voice from the 1990s, after her descent into pop-culture hell

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Jews, the Smartest Stupid People on Earth

An amputated leg, a bitten-off penis, a 600-pound wrestler, and the great tonsil riot, among other examples of humanity’s glorious ineptitude, in ‘Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange But True Stories from the Yiddish Press’