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Crocs

Jules Feiffer’s American Follies looks left for politics as usual

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Inside China’s Plan for Global Supremacy

How the fight for the next communications ecosystem could make a world dependent on Chinese technology, Chinese software, Chinese e-commerce, Chinese venture capital, and the Chinese market

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The Rootless Cosmopolitan Who Mocked Totalitarian Consciousness

What the late Yugoslav filmmaker Dušan Makavejev contributed to Greenwich Village’s life-affirming anti-authoritarian counterculture

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Lincoln Kirstein at MoMA

The enigmatic, influential benefactor of the arts comes home to the temple of modernism he once shunned

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The Myth of the Kidnapped Yemenite Children, and the Sin It Conceals

Immigration to the modern Jewish state has often been chaotic at best. But the insistence that nefarious motives guided its placement work with refugees is unsupported by archival evidence.

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The End of the World Is Coming, and You Are Responsible

New climate-change narratives ordain humans with godly powers to undo and repair the planet. Is it science, or a new religion?

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Anti-Semitism and Orthodoxy in the Age of Trump

How religious Judaism helps shield the American president’s disparagement of globalism, cosmopolitanism, and other features of progressive secular Jewry from claims of anti-Semitism

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The Omar Affair

The socialism of fools takes Washington

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The Soul of a Machine

How theremin virtuosa Clara Rockmore’s life and loves shaped her eerie music

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Multiculturalism and the Anti-Enlightenment

How the pro-Islamism and anti-Zionism of today’s left trace their origins to French colonialists who hated Jews and turned Algeria into a reactionary fantasy land

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The English Jew Who Read My Book

Or, how the Jews reconquered London

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Why We Fight

In an excerpt from a mixed martial arts memoir, finding the religion of the self

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Progressive Replacement Theology

Why the left is repeating Christianity’s most dangerous historical mistakes, and why it’s very, very bad for the Jews

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The New Jews

How Jewish obsolescence as described by the early Christian church echoes in contemporary anti-Zionism

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Are You There, God? It’s Me, Mizrahi.

Isaac Mizrahi’s new ‘I.M.’ is a classic Jewish memoir of rebelling against stifling expectations to flourish in American possibility

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Jules Feiffer on Howard Schultz’s New Cup of Coffee

Feiffer’s American Follies heats up

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Kraft’s Sabbath

Judging a rich man’s sins, in a world that thrives on outrage, humiliation, and fake virtue

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German Jewish

The origins of a writer’s craft, from an academic-island childhood to the self-control gleaned from a Holocaust-surviving grandparent, by the author of the new novel ‘A Weekend in New York’

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A Weekend in New York

In an excerpt from the new novel by the London-based writer, going over old stories

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The New Jerusalem Is Crumbling

From the Pilgrim founders to Donald Trump, ‘a belief in the exceptional role of an American nation’

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A Golden Bear for Israel

The protagonist of ‘Synonyms’ refuses to speak Hebrew. Is that why director Nadav Lapid snagged the Jewish state’s first top prize in nearly 70 years of the Berlin Film Festival?

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Hitler at the Garden

Eighty years ago tonight, thousands of Americans gathered in New York to rally behind the Nazi Party and its ideals. An Oscar-nominated short documentary retrieves footage of the event, but leaves out the context that gives it meaning.

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The ‘DAU’ of Stalin Opens in Paris

Is the post-Soviet filmmaker behind a massive art-world happening an actual genius or an epic fraudster?

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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!

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A Lesser Wife

In an excerpt from Ayelet Tsabari’s memoir, ‘The Art of Leaving,’ how a Yemeni grandmother found freedom in Israel, but failed to pass on the immigrant’s new rootedness to her daughters

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The Charlie Chaplin of Jewish Death

Géza Röhrig talks about his life-affirming fascination with death, his new film ‘To Dust,’ and why he wore a kippah to press events surrounding his breakout performance in the Oscar-winning ‘Son of Saul’

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Jewish Horror

Judaism offers the same baroque supernatural possibilities that Christianity does. So why is it rarely a universal source for genre filmmakers? And what does it say about human evil?

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Save the Children

Mumbai, 2008: The child of a murdered Chabad rabbi screams for his mother, while a Brooklyn-born Jewish lesbian finds unexpected, exotic love, in an excerpt from ‘Mother India’

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