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A Journey to Judaism on Pointe

Boysie Dikobe, a South African-born dancer with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, prepares for his conversion—when he’s not performing in drag

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Friday Night Fever

Sundays, I am a Unitarian. But now I realize that I am always a Jew.

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The Price of a Firstborn

In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study, the biblical redemption of a woman’s eldest opens logical byways into cesarean sections, stillbirths, and when Jewish life begins

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Why They Went: The Forgotten Story of the St. Augustine 17

55 years ago today, 16 American rabbis and one lay leader were arrested in a civil rights protest organized by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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What Went Wrong at the American Hebrew Academy?

As a celebrated Jewish boarding school unexpectedly shut down last week, one former faculty member looks back at its inspired life and unsettling demise

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The Roots of Elite European Anti-Zionism

Begins with an ‘N’ and ends with an ‘I’

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A Painter of the Holocaust for Our Times

Three self-portraits by Felix Nussbaum, at New York’s Neue Galerie

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Tales of the Jewish Working Class: Anarchism and the Multicultural Joys of New York

Third in a series on the anarchists and the Jews, conjuring the vibrant souls from the days when anarchism was an authentic current of the American labor movement, and the left wasn’t blindly anti-Israel