The movement is still on the fringes of American politics but with the Democrats pulling left it now has a seat inside Congress

He’s a convert to Orthodox Judaism, married to an Israeli woman and wants nothing more than to become a citizen of Israel—so why has Israel’s government kept him stuck in a bureaucratic nightmare?

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The Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee Was Created to Document the Crimes of Nazism Before they Were Murdered by Communists

For the crime of acknowledging Jewish identity, the committee’s members were killed in a Stalinist pogrom

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In Conversation with Author Shulem Deen

A wide-ranging interview covers his Hasidic father’s secret room full of books about other religions, why Judaism needs community, faith, happiness, and other vital matters

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Ukraine’s Capital Names a ‘Nemtsov Square’ After Slain Leader of Russian Opposition

Kiev’s city council passed the measure after a long campaign to honor Boris Nemtsov, a staunch supporter of Ukraine’s Euromaidan revolution

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Finding a New Path

Israel wakes up to the needs of ex-Haredim

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Torah, From a Transgender Perspective

Joy Ladin’s new book, ‘Soul of the Stranger,’ explores her intimate connection with God

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Messages in Stone

A new study of old Jewish cemeteries in Europe finds the epitaphs whispering at us

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The Foreign Policy of the American Left

Second in a series on the American left: Michael Walzer and Bernie Sanders

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The Truth About George Soros

Understanding the Jewish billionaire—who is neither the villain of right-wing caricature, nor the angel of left-wing hagiography

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André Azoulay Is the Most Powerful Jew in the Muslim World

What else keeps the Jewish-Moroccan relationship alive?

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Thanks in Advance

Episode 158: Iranian political refugee Shay Khatiri on raising $1.2 million for Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, and A.J. Jacobs on his new book about gratitude

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The Re-Incarnation of a Frog

Rokhl’s Golden City: Montreal’s shape-shifting klezmer genius Socalled transmigrates into a new album—and gay porn