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Litvakus’ New Album “Raysn” is Party Music for the Klezmer Set

Litvakus’ New Album “Raysn” is Party Music for the Klezmer Set
By October 29, 2014

Ethnomusicologist Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch plays the Jewish music of his native Belarus. Read More

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Stephanie Doucette, Until Recently Converting to Judaism With Rabbi Barry Freundel, Speaks Out

Stephanie Doucette, Until Recently Converting to Judaism With Rabbi Barry Freundel, Speaks Out
By October 28, 2014

“I don’t know how to dress anymore. Even undressing in the privacy of my own bedroom is difficult right now.” Read More

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The Story of Fatma Bargouth

The Story of Fatma Bargouth
By October 27, 2014

How a 26-year-old Gazan woman with breast cancer built bridges between the people responsible for her care. Read More

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Spotlight On: Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman of “YidLife Crisis”

Spotlight On: Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman of “YidLife Crisis”
By October 27, 2014

Talking trayf, Seinfeld, and circumcision with the creators of the new Yiddish web series. Read More

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Once, I Accidentally Took Catholic Communion. Is that Bad?

Once, I Accidentally Took Catholic Communion. Is that Bad?
By October 27, 2014

My religious blunder forced me to articulate Jewish identity—and to really listen to what others’ faiths ask of them. Read More

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Rule #1: Don’t Kiss in the Anne Frank House

Rule #1: Don’t Kiss in the Anne Frank House
By October 26, 2014

At long last, that mawkish make-out scene from “The Fault in Our Stars” gets the smack-down it deserves. Read More

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OMGWTFBIBLE: Plagues, Hardened Hearts, and Fiery Hail Missiles

OMGWTFBIBLE: Plagues, Hardened Hearts, and Fiery Hail Missiles
By October 23, 2014

And yet still more plagues to come. Read More

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