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

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

 

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The Grand Canvases of Nirit Takele’s Ethiopian-Israeli Experience

The painter Nirit Takele, already a celebrated artist at 33 years old, is evoking the spirit of both her homelands in her bold work

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Why Naftali Bennett Decapitated the Settler Right and What It Means for Israel’s Future

How the shaming of a soccer star led to the biggest shake-up in Israeli politics and finally unchained Netanyahu’s chief right-wing rival

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The Surprising Popularity of Kosher Food in Prison

Seder plates and kosher meals are so popular behind bars some inmates convert just to get them

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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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Slaughtering With Intent

In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ why a Jew may not sacrifice an animal in such a way that its blood flows into the ocean, and other rules protecting worshippers from the limits of paganism

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Crossing the Jordan

A Christian pilgrimage site called Qasr al Yahud has started drawing Jewish visitors, attracted by its biblical history

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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