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Perhaps the most heartbreaking moment in George Orwell's satire on the Soviet Union, Animal Farm, is when the packhorse Boxer, who worked hardest for the... [Read More]
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I. What does the American left believe about world affairs? Everyone knows what the American left believes about domestic affairs. The left... [Read More]
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Back in the days when I worked for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, covering the politics and societies of a vast expanse of territory stretching from... [Read More]
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Shulem Deen, 44, is a former Skverer Hasid and author of the memoir All Who Go Do Not Return. He coaches memoir writing and regularly... [Read More]
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The assassination of Boris Nemtsov, a renowned physicist, and leader of Russia's political opposition, on a bridge outside of the Kremlin in February 2015, was... [Read More]
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is known for her devotion to justice and scrunchies. [Read More]
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Leaving the ultra-Orthodox community is nothing new in Israel. Everyone, secular or religious, knows someone who used to be on, but is now... [Read More]
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Shortly after the death of Rabbi Hayyim Pinto in 1845 his former caretaker, a Muslim peasant named Malika, saw Pinto in a dream. The rabbi... [Read More]
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Documents that the Mossad stole from a top-secret facility in Tehran indicate that at the time of the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran was mere months... [Read More]
In the wake of the Pittsburgh massacre, I invited my followers on Twitter to send me their inquiries about anti-Semitism. The response was overwhelming, and ran... [Read More]
The incident occurred Wednesday night at a performance of... [Read More]
Dear Natalie, When you refused to accept the Genesis Prize (known commonly as the Jewish Noble Prize) in person because you believed attending the... [Read More]
"If I were God, and I wanted to invent religion, and the material I had to work with was a patriarchal society, I would make... [Read More]
This week on Unorthodox, boy are we grateful. We're grateful for our gentile of the week, Shay Khatiri, the Iranian-born political refugee... [Read More]
In October 2015, a man named Sherzad Omer Mamsani emerged into media consciousness. He claimed to be a Kurd of mixed Jewish and Muslim heritage,... [Read More]
Most Democrats were buoyed by the results of the 2018 midterm elections, in which they retook control of the House of Representatives, added at least... [Read More]
After an intense exchange of fire Monday that appeared to put Israel on the brink of another war in Gaza, on Tuesday the Israeli government... [Read More]
On page 236 of Metropolitan Jewish Cemeteries of the 19th and 20th Centuries in Central and Eastern Europe: A Comparative Study, a talmudically discursive new... [Read More]
I was not fortunate enough to grow up in the era of salami and eggs. Throughout the early and mid-20th century, the dish—an umami-heavy mix... [Read More]
"What's in a letter? It depends on how you read it. What's in a melody? It depends on how you sing it." ... [Read More]
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