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Spending the Third Night of Hanukkah with Ukraine’s Future
Candles. Sufganiyot. Missiles.
What made Bubbe and Zayde guffaw
Emma Goldman’s speech to an affluent club recalls a moment in American history when liberals fought for the First Amendment
It’s not so easy to separate Kanye’s anti-Jewish tirades from his artistic greatness—both spring from his paranoid ego, writes Ross Anderson.
How repeated failures and setbacks paved the way for NFL quarterback Nick Foles’ greatest victory
In Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt, the great playwright finally mourns his own lost Jewish past
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