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What to Watch This Weekend: ‘Morituri’

His ridiculous German accent aside, Marlon Brando delivers an unforgettable performance as a WWII spy

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Dean Kremer, First Israeli in Major League Baseball, Traded to Orioles for Shortstop

With a fastball that touches 97 mph and stellar minor league numbers this year, Kremer is projected to make the majors

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The Iroquois Nationals Lose to Canada, but Show Huge Heart in Lacrosse Championship

As the tournament celebrates all that indigenous people have given and are still giving to the world

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A Visit to NYC’s Only Remaining Siphon-Bottle Seltzer Factory

Brooklyn Seltzer Boys is the last of a dying breed

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The Most Important Holocaust Story Never Told

A new film tells the tale of Emanuel Ringelblum’s ‘Oyneg Shabes’ Archive, a trove of hidden materials that documented life in the Warsaw Ghetto

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Tisha B’Av and the Jewish Detox Cycle

Judaism gives us the physical and spiritual cleanse system we need

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Thousands Gather in Paris to Protest Iran’s Brutal Regime

‘All we are asking for is to have a representative and democratic government which treats all ethnic and religious groups equally’

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Israel and the Iroquois Earn Their Shot at Lacrosse History

As the world championship draws closer to an end

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Claude Lanzmann and the Brutality of Facts

The director’s masterpiece trapped him in the role of the official keeper of our memory. Now that he’s gone, it’s up to us to carry that tremendous burden.

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Epes Is Rotten in Helsinki

The one Yiddish phrase you need to make sense of the president’s latest adventures in international politics

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Mark Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers on Facebook Are Making an Honest Mistake

Everybody gets it wrong sometimes, says the morally oblivious oligarch

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Nancy Schwartzman

The director on rape culture, consent, and how far we still have to go in the fight against sexual harassment

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Time to Rethink Our Attitudes Toward Middle East Refugees

The international response to the Palestinian refugee issue holds many lessons, mostly negative, for the international community, particularly for Europe

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Hamas Ties Incendiary Device to Falcon, Launches It Into Israel

After the torrent of fiery kites, the terrorist organization now torches birds

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The Iroquois Nationals’ Winning Lacrosse Philosophy

The will to win is a fundamentally dark impulse that becomes virtuous only when properly restrained

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As Knesset Votes on Controversial ‘Jewish State’ Bill, Filibusters and Philosophical Arguments Ensue

Most Israelis believe Israel should be a Jewish and democratic state. Ask 120 of them what that means, however, and you’ll get hundreds of different answers.

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Skyping With Gaza

Using technology to bridge the gaps caused by the conflict

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A Lost Jewish Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick Resurfaces

Parts of the master’s ‘Burning Secret,’ based on a book by Stefan Zweig, found their way into ‘Eyes Wide Shut’

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Behold: Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The official trailer for ‘On the Basis of Sex’ is here!

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‘You’re Given a Stick at Birth. You’re Buried With Your Stick.’

The Iroquois Nationals fight their way through the World Lacrosse Championship in Israel

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Amazon Prime Day Is Here Again, and So’s a New Batch of Delightfully Useless Jewish Tchotchkes to Buy

Get ready to play ‘Cholent, the Game!’ as you eat Star of David-shaped pasta

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Why ‘Downton Abbey’ Was the Frummest Show on Television

The show’s universe is a world where rules matter, just like my Orthodox upbringing

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What Happened to Sacha Baron Cohen?

The once-sharp observer of American life returns with a new and lazy show, looking less like a comedic mastermind and more like a Twitter troll

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What to Watch This Weekend: ‘The Stranger’

Orson Welles as your friendly Nazi next door, Edward G. Robinson as the long arm of the law

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Your Mid-July Treat: Vibe With the Hottest Israeli Song of the Summer

Imagine if the Red Hot Chili Peppers grew up not in Los Angeles but in Tel Aviv and you have a sense of Elai Botner

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Amid Diplomatic Drama, the World Lacrosse Championship Kicks Off in Israel

The Iroquois Nationals, delayed in Canada for flying with Haudenosaunee Confederacy passports, land and nearly deliver an upset victory over Team USA, as Israel beats Jamaica on home turf

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The ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Franchise May Be Our Greatest Epic Poem of Contemporary American Jewish Life

With No. 3 hitting theaters today, an appreciation of the family of dark-haired perennial outsiders, led by Mel Brooks and Adam Sandler

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