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The Bangles

These gold bracelets have long been popular among Syrian Jewish girls. But their meaning has changed over the generations.

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Business Booms for Sephardic Food

Women are leading the way as small businesses bring traditional recipes to the commercial marketplace

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The Pilgrimage to Aruba

For Brooklyn’s Syrian Jews, an annual trip to the Caribbean island has become a family tradition

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Are You There, God? It’s Me, Mizrahi.

Isaac Mizrahi’s new ‘I.M.’ is a classic Jewish memoir of rebelling against stifling expectations to flourish in American possibility

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New Jewish Documentation Center, Containing 100 Years of Jewish Life in Mexico City, Opens This Week

The paper legacies of separate immigrant communities return under one roof after earthquake-induced exile

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Jews Across America

Ep. 142: In honor of July 4th, we’re celebrating the diversity of American Jewish life with stories from Oklahoma, Maine, Colorado, and beyond

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A Syrian Treat for Shavuot

Tired of cheesecake and blintzes? Make cheese-filled sambusak your new holiday recipe.

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Who’s Jane?

Behind the scenes at every Syrian Jewish wedding in Brooklyn, one woman pulls the strings

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How To Put a Syrian Spin on Your Hanukkah Feast

Make a batch of keftes—sweet-and-sour Syrian meatballs with cherries and tamarind

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Deadly Brooklyn Fire Leaves Syrian Jewish Community Reeling

Father buries seven children as wife, eldest daughter remain hospitalized

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World Food Program Ends Aid to Syrian Refugees

Due to lack of funds, the U.N. organization said it would cease distributing vouchers to refugees

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Taking on Tamarind, a Staple of Syrian Jewish Cooking, With Aleppo’s Culinary Ambassador

Cookbook writer Poopa Dweck shares the key to her savory delights

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Meet Jack Hidary, the Multimillionaire Who Wants To Fill Bloomberg’s Shoes

The 45-year-old tech entrepreneur is on New York City’s ballot this November—but does he have his eyes on the 2017 mayoral race?

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How To Cook Like a Syrian: Making My Mother’s Matbucha

I never wanted to learn to make my mother’s matbucha, a savory eggplant salad–until I became a mom-to-be

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Sephardic Jews Take Manhattan

The Syrian community, long based in Brooklyn, makes itself at home on the Upper East Side

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The Most Perfect Hebrew Bible

The medieval Aleppo Codex was safeguarded for centuries in Syria. The problems started when it arrived in Israel.

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Sundown: Unquiet on the Gazan Front

Plus Matisyahu goes blonde, the new ‘New Republic,’ and more

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Top Syrian Rabbi Avoids Jail

Kassin, 89, was at center of scheme that resulted in ‘09 N.J. arrests

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Syrian Jewish Leader Pleads Guilty

Rabbi Kassin cops to money-laundering charge from N.J. sting

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Today on Tablet

Aliyah B intrigue, Chagall de-Jewified, and more

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Sundown: A Banner Year For Anti-Semitism

Plus Kyrgyz Jews, Finklestein in Turtle Bay, and more

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Dwek as in Wreck?

Prosecutors may be getting less than bargained for from informant

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Daybreak: The Territories Get Very Slightly Bigger

Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in the news

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Sundown: The Jewish Agency Hears ‘Nyet’

Plus frum dating, ‘nasology,’ Huckabee in Jerusalem, and more

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N.J.’s Christie Wins in Deal, Too

Syrian Jews don’t hold a grudge

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No New Deal

On Election Day, New Jersey’s Syrian Jews let bygones be bygones

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Did Dwek Get a Good Deal?

Informant in N.J. case gets years off sentence, but can’t go home again

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Dwek, Center of N.J. Fraud Case, Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

UPDATED: Son of Syrian community helped feds arrest rabbis, pols, organ trafficker

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More Rabbinical Money Laundering

Guilty pleas in L.A.; meeting with Jewish leaders in N.J.

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Jewish Crooks

Our editor ponders Madoff, Dwek, and other shandes

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