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New Exhibit Showcases Treasures of Islamic Medieval Art and Science

Brought to New York by the National Library of Israel, the show celebrates both romance and reason

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The Artist Who Made That Famous Che Poster Finds Another Icon in Young Palestinian Woman

Is it any wonder that the man who made a hero out of the murderous Guevara now idolizes yet one more advocate of violence?

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On Geekery and Misogyny

On the 40th anniversary of the first computer bulletin board system, it’s amazing how little has changed about the web’s tech bro culture

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In France, Furor Over a Muslim Reality Show Star Reveals Deeper Tensions

Forced to leave a popular singing contest after her controversial tweets resurfaced, Mennel Ibstissem is dividing a nation still grappling with questions of terrorism, immigration, and identity

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On Rabin’s Hebrew Birthday

Today on Jewcy: An original poem

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David Greaves Has Already Won

The man who comprises the entirety of Israel’s Olympic bobsled-skeleton federation looks forward to his first time at the Games

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How Do You Say ‘Podcast’ in Hebrew?

Now there’s a word for it…

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Free Baquer and Siamak Namazi

An American father and son languish in an Iranian prison

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You Are Invited Into Idan Raichel’s Living Room

Today on Jewcy: Raichel discusses fatherhood, going solo, and fighting BDS with tea.

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The New Front in the BDS Wars? Airline Food

Pro-Israel customers of Virgin Atlantic complained after the in-flight menu listed a Palestinian couscous salad

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An Ode to David Grossman

The author just won the Israel Prize for his lifetime achievement in literature. But the story of his life is one of downfall.

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Can an Observant Jew and a Secular Jew Make It Work?

When ancient laws and modern love meet, some difficult choices arise

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Bibi Agonistes

What’s behind Netanyahu’s fresh legal troubles?

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Chag Valentine Sameach! Here Are the Seven Most Gorgeous Hebrew Love Songs of All Time

Love of men, love of women, love of God, love of sex: It all sounds better in Lashon HaKodesh

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Welcome, the Bagel Emoji

Today on Jewcy: What Jewish emojis should come next?

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An Interview with Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, the First Woman to Head Hebrew College

“What is very meaningful to me about being the first woman in this role is the extent to which my own leadership expands people’s images of what a leader can look like and what leadership itself can look like. It’s expanding the sense of what is possible.”

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Israel’s Ice Skating Team Can’t Quite Stick The Landing

Strap in tight for this one because I know painfully little about this sporting event

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The New York Times is Puzzled: Who’s Responsible for the Mess in Gaza?

Experts see no way to alleviate the economic crisis. Except, you know, not spending billions of dollars on trying to murder Jews.

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Where Are the Jews of Wakanda?

The question is not as far-fetched as it sounds

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Maureya Lebowitz

The ballerina on being an artist and an athlete, finding inspiration in her Shabbat dress, and babysitting Bob Dylan

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Copenhagen’s 184-Year-Old Great Synagogue Set to Reopen This Summer

After years of fundraising and renovations, the iconic shul is back in business

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The Last European Capital Without a Chabad House Finally Gets One

Rabbi Avi and Mushky Feldman prepare to launch the first institutional Jewish presence in Iceland’s history

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Sorry, Whoopi, But That Pence-Is-to-Gays-What-Nazis-Are-to-Jews Analogy is Horrible

A warning against trivializing evil anywhere from Hitler’s Germany to Kim’s North Korea

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You’ll Never Guess Which Airline Doesn’t Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Browsing El Al’s in-flight entertainment? You’re in for a lesson in geography.

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The Week In Rear View, February 9 Edition

All the news that’s fit to skim

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Norwegian Lawmaker: Give BDS the Nobel Peace Prize

And Israeli lawmakers protest

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