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I’m Against the Jewish Burqa, Too

Does opposing the Jewish burqa—the ‘frumqa’—make one a bigot or a Judeophobe?

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The Press Misses the Point Again

Donald Trump isn’t hurting the press. Google and Facebook are.

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More Money for Endless Wars

Everyone paying attention knows that the American Defense establishment is deeply dysfunctional and brimming with unnecessary and wasteful spending. So why does its budget keep growing?

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An End to the Bagel Wars?

Bringing together New York and Montreal, Black Seed sets out to make the culinary staple interesting again

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A Jewish ‘Hogwarts’ in the Land of Shtetls

At a summer camp an hour from the banks of the Danube where thousands of their ancestors were shot only seventy years ago, young Jews from all over the world are gathering to celebrate.

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They Warned Her Not to Write About Anti-Semitism

Jill Kargman’s account of anti-Semitic bullying at her son’s school echoes the tale told in one of the first American novels to confront the prejudice against Jews in ‘respectable” society.’

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A Ukrainian Insider on Manafort, Man About Town in Kiev

The trial reveals a Manafort instrumental in creating the very ‘swamp’ that his candidate Donald Trump vowed to clean up.

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Lullabies and Blood Libels

There was only one problem with the Episcopal bishop’s shocking firsthand testimony about human-rights abuses she witnessed in Israel—she never actually witnessed them.

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Why Israel Needs the Nation-State Law

A demonstration in Tel Aviv sheds light on the nation’s shifting politics

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 An Israeli Ambassador Makes History in the Caribbean

Israel’s consul general in New York, Ambassador Dani Dayan, explores Jewish history in his travels from Zhashkov to St. Thomas, and reflects on the obligations that unite the world’s Jews.

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Jeremy Corbyn Will Lay a Wreath for PLO Munich Murderers but Not for Dead Jews at Yad Vashem

The Corbyn playbook was on full show: denial, backtracking, equivocation, and words so slippery even the Kool-Aid faithful were unsure of what to say.

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Last-Minute Threat Cancels Nobel Laureate Speech in Odessa

Svetlana Alexievich named an ‘anti-Ukrainian activist’ by controversial website

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Deep Cuts

A surgery unexpectedly collides with unfathomable hate—and brings about a moment of clarity

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Judaism and the Art of Bicycle Riding

A mountain-biking trip brings unexpected lessons before Yom Kippur on not dwelling in fear and, instead, focusing on what we have the power to rectify.

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Of Jews and Gentlemen

Hollywood confronts anti-semitism in Elia Kazan’s 1947 film Gentleman’s Agreement.

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Ask Unorthodox: What Should I Do With My Nazi Memorabilia?

When it comes to Nazi memorabilia and other troubling trinkets, it’s all about how they were obtained.

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Poles and the Holocaust: A Reckoning With History

The tragic reality is that most Poles were neither heroes nor demons but simply watched in silence while Jews were being taken away under their eyes.

 

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The Indefensible ‘Insatiable’

‘Insatiable’s’ Jewish joke encapsulates everything wrong with the show

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The Alt-Right One Year After Charlottesville

In the aftermath of the alt-right’s rally in Charlottesville one year ago, the movement has descended into sordid spectacle, but white-identity politics hasn’t gone away.

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Got Shmutz?

We have the dirt on one of Yiddish’s most evocative words

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Your Guide to the Next, Never-Ending War

David Patrikarakos’ excellent ‘War in 140 Characters’ is a terrifying and useful account of battle in the age of Twitter

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How the Saudis Are Winning Their Spat With Canada

After criticizing Saudi Arabia’s human-rights abuses Canada now finds itself isolated, including by the U.S., while the Saudis receive international support. Is this a sign that we’ve entered a new stage in global politics?

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We Celebrate the Cat

Every dog has its day, but on International Cat Day we are thankful for the feline

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German Girls and Israeli Heartthrobs: ‘Eskimo Limon’ Turns 40

Roughly 35 years after the Holocaust, Germans flocked to movie theaters and video stores to watch Israeli youth make out, measure their penises, and spy into girls’ locker rooms.

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Farewell to Moshe Mizrahi, the Only Israeli Filmmaker Ever to Win an Oscar

A perpetual outsider, his works were lyrical and moving

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New Study: Religious Jewish Men Make More Attentive Lovers

‘They want the pleasure to be mutual’

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Six Years of Farts, Magic, and Misogyny

Celebrating Adam Kirsch’s tour of the Talmud

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My Journey to the Past

Sons and daughters of survivors, looking for a sense of closure in Poland

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