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When Does Human Life Begin?

This week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study happens to pit contemporary abortion law against Jewish views of conception and viability in all animals

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The Joy of Downsizing

After decades of uneasy homeownership, my wife and I moved into a small apartment and discovered that the Sages were right

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Road Tripping

Ep. 182: Children’s book author Judith Viorst on nearing 90 and Louisville-based chef Edward Lee on eating his way across America

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Who Gets to Speak for Mizrahi Jews?

My Iraqi-born Israeli grandparents, or anti-Israel activist Marc Lamont Hill?

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Leave the Holocaust Out of Your Abortion Debate

Don’t desecrate the memory of female survivors while taking away women’s right to choose

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As Ukraine’s New Jewish President Takes Office, Challenges Mount

Volodymyr Zelensky won the election, but can he govern?

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A Dance to Spring (For Liberals)

Jules Feiffer’s American Follies: Hope springs eternal

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Inside Israel’s Crash-Landing on the Moon

All systems were go. Then the little craft that could went dark. What now for the future of privatized space conquest in the Middle East?

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Lucian Freud’s Fat Lady Sings

Flesh, set free by a ‘despicable genius,’ or ensnared in the male gaze?