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Lessons From Sodom and Gomorrah

What happened in the ancient cities that drew the wrath of God?

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Jenny Slate’s Intimate Stand-up

A new comedy special speaks directly to Jewish women

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Menstrual Camps

In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study, ancient rabbis take sides on how to deal with uncertainty when it comes to ritual impurity in women

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Can Bernie Sanders Fix America’s Broken Anti-Semitism Conversation?

The presidential trailblazer just took a historic first step toward national dialogue about anti-Semitism. But its success will depend on whether he’s willing to confront some hard choices.

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The Chuppah Advantage

In an era of declining marriage, American Jews show surprising resilience. Why?

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On the Anniversary of Kristallnacht and the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Remembering East Germany’s Jews

‘We really were naive, I suppose. More than I like to admit.’

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Meghan Daum’s ‘The Problem With Everything’

Is there room in the culture anymore for nuance?

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The Omni-Americans

Fifty years after his landmark book of essays on race, culture, and the ‘social science paradigm,’ the late, great critic and career Air Force officer Albert Murray speaks loudly to today’s divided United States

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A Letter to Golda

Fifty years ago, a group of daring Georgian Jews openly asked for freedom. Their ‘Letter of the Eighteen’ remains one of the most consequential moments in the history of European Jewry, paving the way for the exodus of 1.5 million Soviet Jews.