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Judge reaches mixed decision on Landa lawsuit

A motion by the University of Maryland to dismiss a part of a lawsuit brought against the university by a former professor, who alleges...

Arts & Culture

Jews in gameland: here’s where to spot the Jewish characters in video games

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Over the past few years, diversity in video games has become a hot-button topic in the gaming industry and in fan communities. Developers have...

Tisha B’Av and Tu B’Av. What’s the difference?

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The Jewish month of Av is home to two holidays that, due to their proximity to each other and their similar names, are sometimes...

Saul Golubcow introduces his Holocaust survivor-turned-private eye

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As a student at Rutgers, Saul Golubcow wrote for a literary magazine. An English professor saw something in the young man’s work and urged...

You Should Know

You Should Know… Ariel Beck

By Ella Gorodetzky Ariel Beck, 19, is a 2022 recipient of the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award. Beck was recognized for her nonprofit organization Girls...

Nation and World

Israel’s big experiment

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By Noga Tarnopolsky JERUSALEM (JTA) — Mansour Abbas, the first leader of any majority-Arab party to join an Israeli government, launched his reelection campaign earlier...

Leading Orthodox groups cheered the end of Roe v. Wade…

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Pam Scheininger and J. David Bleich have this much in common: They are Orthodox Jews who are preoccupied with Jewish ethics and teach at...

‘After Shabbat, we will act’: American Jews gear up for wave of post-Roe activism

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An array of Jewish groups across the country are kickstarting into action to protest and potentially challenge the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe...

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Food and Dining

Becca Hyman’s best bites

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  Last week, Becca Hyman visited me. She’s the Washington-based creator of “Becca’s Best Bites,” a series of cooking videos on Instagram that features primarily...

MollyBeth Rushfield takes the cake

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Ronit Miller was so excited when she saw that her friend and colleague at Camp Shoresh MollyBeth Rushfield on the cover of WJW last...

Super sandwiches for picnics

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Linda Morel | Special to WJW  Sandwiches are still your best bet at picnics. I’ve tried getting fancy with chopped salads in large plastic containers; poached...