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Q&A with a nurse on the front lines

By Yakira Cohen Natalia Pensak is a nurse who works the night shift in the Progressive Coronary Care Unit in Baltimore’s Sinai Hospital. Following a...

Arts and Culture

Art courtesy of Ben Ostrower

They want to do for the pandemic what Rosie the Riveter did for World...

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Zachary Paul Levine, Mark Kelner and Ben Ostrower are friends and members of the Washington arts community. Jewish and in their 40s, they also...

‘My Favorite Year’ recalls the infancy of TV sketch comedy

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By Marc Brodsky “My Favorite Year” Available for rent: Amazon Prime, Apple TV, YouTube, GooglePlay and other streaming services Family friendly? Yes (Unless you think young ones...

This Israeli TV show about adults on the autism spectrum is getting an American...

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By Lior Zaltzman “On the Spectrum” may be one of the most critically lauded Israeli shows ever. Sure, “Fauda,” about Mossad operatives, and “Shtisel,” the...

Nation and World

D.C.’s Emily Tamkin wrote the book on George Soros

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By Emily Burack Journalist Emily Tamkin’s comprehensive dive into the influence of George Soros is coming out into a very different world than she thought...

Former D.C. footballer DeSean Jackson posts and later removes anti-Semitic quotes attributed to Hitler

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NFL star DeSean Jackson posted quotes on social media attributed to Adolf Hitler and Louis Farrakhan, but the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver removed them...

Should St. Louis take down the statue of its anti-Semitic namesake?

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On top of a hill in front of an art museum in the biggest park in St. Louis stands a statue of an anti-Semite. The...

Food and Dining

Could this Mediterranean takeout brand be the restaurant of the future?

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By Gabe Friedman As a child in Israel, Amir Nathan dined at Sami VeSusu, an innovative restaurant in Beersheba named after a popular children’s television...

Hot dogs are the greatest American Jewish food. Here’s why.

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By Joel Haber American Jewish food is most typically defined as pastrami sandwiches, chocolate babka or bagels and lox. But I am here to argue...

These homemade condiments will add oh là là! to your meal

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There are worse people to be trapped with during a pandemic than a sibling in his final semester of culinary school. My 27-year-old brother, Armand...