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Civics Lessons

How Jewish immigrants learned how to be American citizens

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Womb Raider

In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ Talmudic rabbis imagine a situation involving a weasel, a cow’s womb, a fetus, vomit, and a firstborn calf. Naturally.

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Sleepless in Seattle

Ep. 169: Advice columnist Dan Savage and Rabbi Will Berkovitz of Jewish Family Service Seattle

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The Real Reason Americans Support Israel (Hint: It’s Not AIPAC)

The not-so-secret history of Christian Zionism and its legacy

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Virginia Democratic Candidate Apologizes to Jewish Community for Past Statements

Ibraheem Samirah once suggested Israel was worse than the KKK, now he’s running for office in Virginia

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The Value of Remembering Dead Workers

A planned memorial for victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire just cleared a major hurdle in New York City government—now who’s going to pay for it?

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The Kedushah Crisis

Sexual abstinence of married men roils the Hasidic sects of Gur, Slonim, and Toledot Aharon

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Class Struggle and the Dreamlife of Trump National

Indignant solidarity for my fellow golf-club workers

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The General Who Wasn’t There

Happy birthday, Ehud Barak!