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Reparations

Tablet Fiction: Moritz and Max have a plan to get back what’s theirs

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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.

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Writing ‘Akhnaten’

A co-author of Philip Glass’ Egyptian opera, opening at the Met this weekend, recalls how the monotheistic ‘heretic Pharaoh’ became the fat lady

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Porgy and Bess

How George Gershwin’s stipulation that his opera, currently at the Met, be performed by an all-black cast, plays in the America of then and now

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Ray Charles in Israel

When the ‘Genius of Soul’ sang ‘Hava Nagila’ with David Ben-Gurion

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Hitler’s Teeth

The remarkable tale of Elena Rzhevskaya, the Jew who identified the fuehrer’s remains—and sat on the secret for decades

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A Dance for Trump-o-ween!

Jules Feiffer’s American Follies: The goblins are coming

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Rebel Youth on the Edge in Israel

Nimrod Eldar’s sophisticated, visually dextrous family drama ‘The Day After I’m Gone’ explores the age of ungratefulness

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The Spy and Her Daughter

How Russian Jewish socialists found their cause in Communism, in an excerpt from ‘The Spy Who Changed History’

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Spies in the Basement

The extraordinary true cloak-and-dagger tale of how a chance encounter in a London bookstore made peace possible, on the 25th anniversary of the Israel-Jordan accords

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The Codevilla Tapes

The historian of American statecraft and spycraft and conservative political philosopher Angelo Codevilla talks about the ruling elite, Jonathan Pollard, and the rise of the techno-surveillance state—and the consequent demise of the American Empire

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Mr. Jimmy

A tribute to my brother Jimmy Miller, who produced the Rolling Stones’ greatest records and heard the music in everything around him, on the 25th anniversary of his death

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Hitler’s Rabbit

Taika Waititi’s new film is a masterpiece

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In Bloom

A student remembers the great literary critic, who died this week at 89

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Harold Bloom

The late great literary critic ‘refused to judge books on any other basis than their imaginative strength’

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Israeli Apartheid Week on a South African Campus

A dispatch from the front lines of the racially charged, vocal, violent, identitarian, anti-Zionist, anti-oppression, anti-Semitic, cultural touchstone battles over Jews, Israel, and the future of ethno-nationalist states

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Dwight Eisenhower, Holocaust Rescuer

Fifty years after his death, a growing new appreciation for the president’s special empathy for the Jewish people

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Facebook’s Hate Speech Policy and the ‘Mystery of Elche’

A medieval Spanish passion play brings an ancient stereotype into the networked 21st century. Should the social media giant ban it from its platform?

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The Holocaust Is Having a #MeToo Moment

How should we handle Holocaust victims who also suffered sexual violence—at the hands of other Holocaust victims?

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Down With George Washington!

WPA artist Victor Arnautoff’s murals get the woke treatment in San Francisco

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The Marx Brothers in ‘Hello, Dalí’

An unrealized surrealist film project known as ‘Giraffes on Horseback Salad’ is rendered in comix, the latest of a century of Talmudic riffs on the disruptive vaudevillian outsiders

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The Proust of Disillusion

Remembering the Hungarian writer and dissident György Konrád, who died last month at age 86

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BDS Biter Kamila Shamsie Gets Bit, Loses Prize

The reaction to a rescinded European literary award exposes the hypocrisy of cultural boycotts

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Q&A With Yosef Begun

The great Soviet dissident and refusenik talks about discovering Hebrew, foiling the KGB, and surviving the ‘banya’

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Jews of Kansas

Ben Lerner’s new ‘The Topeka School’ and the problem of masculinity

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America’s New Sex Bureaucracy

Meme Wars: How campus Title IX courts’ guilty-until-proven-innocent subversion of due process is a harbinger of a dangerous wider shift in liberalism

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Self-Portrait in Black and White

The rewards of subordinating racial or ethnic identity, in the new memoiristic essay by the author of ‘Losing My Cool’

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Virgil and the Homeless Nations

A Jewish observation

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