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Each week, the Scroll highlights upcoming exhibits, performances, and cultural events around the country. Berkeley, California The Worlds of... [Read More]
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A major New School donor is threatening to halt contributions in response to a planned November 28 event on anti-Semitism featuring controversial activist Linda Sarsour... [Read More]
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Remember that great line in Rocky? The one where the fighter turns to Adrian and quips "for you it's Thanksgiving, for me it's Thursday?" That's... [Read More]
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This morning in The Hague, Judge Alphons Orie of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) delivered the judgment in Case... [Read More]
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When I was 11, my friend Dickie and I would race our bikes on Sunday to the flea market outside the local mall to buy... [Read More]
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A succession of turkeys parades before me. Beribboned rather than trussed, one pulls a wagon, a second sits in a baby carriage, while a pair... [Read More]
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I went to a Yiddish lecture this Sunday. That's not news. The Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center on Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx hosts monthly Yiddish-language programming and... [Read More]
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With all due respect, so far as movies are concerned, the Jewish "Wonder Woman" of 2017 is not Gal Gadot but Hedwig Kiesler (1914-2000), born... [Read More]
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Now that Donald Trump has declared generic holiday greetings to be subversive messages of encouragement to religious minorities, no one is safe— not even marketers of... [Read More]
No member of Donald Trump's presidential administration is more beloved among supporters of Israel than United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley. But thanks to the vicissitudes... [Read More]
As we prepare to sit down for a Thanksgiving fressing this Thursday, I'd like to share some words of advice on how to eat. They're... [Read More]
Inside a dark and smoky bar in Jaffa, an alcohol-infused feminist revolution is occurring. The beloved bar, Anna Loulou, which is tucked away on a... [Read More]
The really frightening thing about Charles Manson was not so much his own murderousness (except from the standpoint of the people being murdered, of course),... [Read More]
Earlier this summer, Dean Issacharoff, the spokesman of Breaking the Silence—an Israeli left-wing NGO dedicated to collecting testimonies from IDF soldiers who had allegedly abused... [Read More]
Last week, Tablet reported that The New School will host a panel on anti-Semitism featuring Linda Sarsour, who is a supporter of Louis Farrakhan and... [Read More]
Diaspora, a new off-Broadway play about Masada, spans millennia. It vacillates across time in the iconic Israeli fortress, from American college students on Birthright to... [Read More]
Last month, an 80-year-old Israeli Holocaust survivor passed away in Haifa. When her will was read, her family was shocked to learn that the woman,... [Read More]
Literary critic Adam Kirsch is reading a page of Talmud a day, along with Jews around the world. This week, Daf Yomi readers completed the second... [Read More]
While sitting by the swimming pool at the stunning Elma Arts Complex Luxury Hotel, high up on Mount Carmel and overlooking the Mediterranean, I spied... [Read More]
What the world really needs is a study of dumb Jews, Peter Gay remarked while disparaging a book about how "the Jewish genius" had, so the... [Read More]
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