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Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah, 25 years after its release, remains the most powerful Holocaust film ever made
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The Jewish world needs a place like Tablet where varying—even conflicting—viewpoints can exist side by side. Our times demand an engagement with big ideas and not a retreat from them.
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