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True Grits

A cornmeal kugel recipe from the island of Madeira, where the New World met the Old World

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Seeing Stars

Ep. 170: Getting ready for the Academy Awards with shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, actor Kurt Fuller, and film critic Jordan Hoffman

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Parsha in Progress Episode 11: The Golden Calf

Parshat Ki Tisa: What’s so bad about idol worship?

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A New Party in Israel Tries to End Bibi’s Reign

Ex-general Gabi Ashkenazi’s appeal to right-wing voters could make the difference in the latest attempt by a center-left coalition to retake Israel’s government

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The Only Path to a U.S. Victory in the Middle East Is to Leave Now

American foreign policy is unmoored from American reality

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We Need to Talk About White Identity Politics

Western societies can either accept moderate forms of ethnic majority politics or risk the current populist uprisings mutating into more extreme versions

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German Jewish

The origins of a writer’s craft, from an academic-island childhood to the self-control gleaned from a Holocaust-surviving grandparent, by the author of the new novel ‘A Weekend in New York’

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A Weekend in New York

In an excerpt from the new novel by the London-based writer, going over old stories

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The New Jerusalem Is Crumbling

From the Pilgrim founders to Donald Trump, ‘a belief in the exceptional role of an American nation’