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The IDF’s Secret Social-Media-Warfare Weapon

Israeli Major Avichay Adraee goes head to head with Hezbollah, on Facebook, in Arabic

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The Porn Shelter

A secret club with secret films, and a tattletale

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A Shared Debt: The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem

How Eichmann in Jerusalem led the thinkers into a principled disagreement over Zionism and universalism that ultimately broke their quarter-century bond

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What Happened to Israel’s ‘New Haredim’?

Integration of the ultra-Orthodox into modern Israeli society—jobs, schools, the IDF— has stalled, but experts say further progress is inevitable

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Israel

When a bunch of psychoanalysts try talking about the Jewish state, they reveal a lot about their own repressed feelings

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Turkey’s Genocide of the Assyrians Was an Islamist Crime

A century after the start of a bloody persecution, will a genocide come to be recognized for what it was?

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Aharon Appelfeld: Editor’s Cut

A glimpse into the late Israeli writer’s magical workshop, as his Hebrew editor illuminates the master’s attention to language and craft

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Could This Be The First Good Entebbe Movie?

Our long national nightmare may be over

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Meghan Markle Reportedly Considers Israeli Fashion Designer for Her Royal Wedding Gown

The future Duchess of Something may be planning to dress Yiddish and think British. Don’t tell her it’s actually the other way around.

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Trump, Jerusalem, and the Jews

Was it cheap politics or historical concern and fellow-feeling that motivated the president to declare his allegiance to the millennial capital?

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Palestinian President Accuses Jews of ‘Counterfeiting History and Religion,’ Claims Qur’an Says They ‘Fabricate Truth’

Abbas, whose doctorate denied the Holocaust and who accused rabbis of poisoning Palestinian water, is no stranger to anti-Semitic remarks

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Farewell to Miki Gurdus, Israel’s National Listener

With a powerful shortwave radio and a battery of TV screens, he broke national news long before the internet, scooping everything from the Entebbe raid to the first Gulf War

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The Beirut Echo Chamber

News of the News: How Lebanon came to host an information campaign designed to protect the pro-Iran policies of the Obama administration from the pro-Saudi policies of the Trump administration

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A New ‘Commando Unit’ Faces Mission Impossible: Making Israeli Commuters Polite

Want to keep folks from shoving as they board the train? Send in the clowns.

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Have a Happy Thanksgiving, America, But When It Comes to Eating Poultry, Israel’s Still in the Lead

This past year, the average Israeli gobbled up 125 pounds of turkey, chicken, and other fowl treats

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Welcome to ‘Bloody Hour’

Today on Jewcy: In Jaffa, happy hour for the menstruating.

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From the Maternity Ward to a Luxury Suite

In Israel, more new mothers are opting to spend a few days in upscale ‘baby hotels’ after they give birth

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A Short history of Ramming Attacks

What we saw yesterday in lower Manhattan was pioneered by Palestinian terrorists in Israel

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Mi Propia ‘Noche de Brujas’ Israelí

Tablet en Español: Envidioso de los niños geniales de la TV norteamericana, armé mi propia festividad

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The Pfefferman Pfroblem

The fourth season of ‘Transparent’ poses a real conundrum: Why are these people so awful?

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The Stamp Collector

A philatelist passes on his little square markers of love and loss to his daughter

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John V. Lindsay Builds a Sukkah

How a liberal mayor learned to embrace Jews’ international and cultural concerns to court their vote, and changed New York City politics

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Against Faux-Feminists Who Deny the Rights of Muslim Women and Jews

Why today’s postmodern postcolonial feminism avoids the true front lines of the battle for women’s rights

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How Israel Got Universal Health Care 20 Years Ago, and Why It’s Working

Government-regulated competition, legislation that largely excludes the courts, and a ‘social lobby’ that backed even neo-liberal economic policy into covering 100 percent of the Jewish state’s citizens. Is there a lesson for the United States?

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Picture Books for Parents Who Are Ambivalent About Israel

How to teach children about the Jewish State without cheerleading for Israel

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Elisheva Bikhovsky, One of the Greatest Poets in the Modern Hebrew Language, Wasn’t Jewish

A casualty of a naïve belief in Israel’s potential to adopt a secular Hebrew culture beyond Judaism’s defining religious difference, the Russian-born writer was also revived as a feminist icon in the 1970s

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