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Meet Or Cohen, the Israeli Navy’s First Woman Commander

Meet Or Cohen, the Israeli Navy’s First Woman Commander
By November 28, 2014

“My life’s dream is coming true.” Read More

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Talking About Michael Brown, Social Justice, and Why #BlackLivesMatter This Thanksgiving

Talking About Michael Brown, Social Justice, and Why #BlackLivesMatter This Thanksgiving
By November 26, 2014

What happens when our family and friends disappoint us with their ambivalence? Read More

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Recovering in Hospital After Heart Procedure

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Recovering in Hospital After Heart Procedure
By November 26, 2014

Notorious RBG doing OK, should be home in time for Thanksgiving Read More

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Read ‘One Gram Short,’ a New Story by Etgar Keret

Read ‘One Gram Short,’ a New Story by Etgar Keret
By November 24, 2014

“It’s not for the high. It’s for a girl. Someone special I want to impress.” Read More

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Eat More Hummus, Help End Smoking?

Eat More Hummus, Help End Smoking?
By November 23, 2014

As demand for the Middle Eastern dip grows, chickpeas compete with tobacco as the new cash crop. Read More

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OMGWTFBIBLE: In Which the Israelites Finally Peace Out of Egypt

OMGWTFBIBLE: In Which the Israelites Finally Peace Out of Egypt
By November 20, 2014

And are given the commandment to eat matzo on Passover. Thanks, God! Read More

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Watch: Three Grandmas Smoke Weed For the First Time

Watch: Three Grandmas Smoke Weed For the First Time
By November 20, 2014

WWBD (What Would Bubbe Do?) Read More

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In Israel, Children of Same-Sex Couples Set to Receive Gay-Friendly ID Cards

In Israel, Children of Same-Sex Couples Set to Receive Gay-Friendly ID Cards
By November 19, 2014

“Mother’s name” or “Father’s name” will be listed twice. (Until now, one parent had to be registered as the other gender.) Read More

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