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How Jews became white

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Review “Bad Jews: A History of American Jewish Politics and Identities” by Emily Tamkin. New York: HarperCollins, 2022. 256 pages | $28.99. In her introduction, author Emily...

Raskin, Tannen speak at Beth El in Alexandria

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As lead impeachment manager, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) headed the effort to convict President Donald Trump in his second Senate trial. That 2021 impeachment, like...

What’s so funny about antisemitism?

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  Alex Edelman is tired. He just flew home to New York on a red-eye. About halfway through a recent Zoom conversation, he pulled out...

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You Should Know… Judith Rosenbluth

Judith Rosenbluth, 21, is a junior at the University of Maryland double majoring in marketing and immersive digital media. She’s the president of U-Md.’s...

Nation and World

Some Jewish groups are quiet on far-right extremists’ election in Israel

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Few of the American Jewish groups who would not speak out about the prospect of extremists in government before Israel’s elections have done so...

Anne Frank, Christian?

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By Andrew Lapin The Republican nominee for Congress in Texas’ 7th district is a self-proclaimed history buff, but his take on Anne Frank is not...

Did you enter a Jewish building, event or program this year?

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Sponsored By Larry Luxner When Jewish summer camps unexpectedly had to cancel their summer programs two years ago after the COVID-19 pandemic hit and before vaccines...

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Food and Dining

Chanukah brings out the oil and the good cheer

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By Ethel G. Hofman Ah, Chanukah — the holiday when we eat fried foods to commemorate the miracle of the oil. The eight-day “Festival of Lights,”...

It’s about (pie) time

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Quiche, cheesecake, Shepard’s pie, any pie … my children say I make round foods well. I’ll take the compliment. And it’s true that there...

A world in an etrog

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Consider the etrog. A citrus fruit with a lemony floral scent, it is one of the Four Species of Sukkot, taken in hand and shaken...