But Did He Deserve to be Murdered by Fellow Jews?

August 27, 2015
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But Did He Deserve to be Murdered by Fellow Jews?

Seventy-one years ago today, on August 28, 1944, Jewish Sonderkommando Auschwitz inmates beat to death a man named Chaim Mordechai Rumkowski. Rumkowski, the former head of the Lodz Ghetto’s Council of Elders is still the topic of debate: Was he a decent man working for the safety of the ghetto’s…

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Meet the Guinness Record-Setting Magician for Peace

August 26, 2015
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Meet the Guinness Record-Setting Magician for Peace

You’ve probably seen that magic trick where a lady gets sawed in half. And maybe…

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Young, In Love, and Fiddling the Torah, Appalachian-Style

August 25, 2015
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Young, In Love, and Singing Torah, Appalachian-Style

Montclair, New Jersey seems a world apart from Appalachia, the cradle of what’s known as…

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“You Killed My Jew, Now I’ve Killed Yours”: The Murder of Bruno Schulz

August 24, 2015
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"You Killed My Jew, Now I've Killed Yours": The Murder of Bruno Schulz

Bruno Schulz wasn’t just one of the 20th…

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JDate to JSwipe: Gives Us Back Our “J”!

August 21, 2015
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JDate to JSwipe: Gives Us Back Our "J"

Gone are the days when yentes controlled our…

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When Bibi Went to a Philly High School

August 20, 2015
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Bibi in High School

He was not into sock hops or the…

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When Jesus Said The Shema

August 19, 2015
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When Jesus Said The Shema

So you’ve heard of the Shema, right? The…

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The Hilarious Making of “Wet Hot American Summer”

August 18, 2015
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The Hilarious Making of "Wet Hot American Summer"

  It’s hard to believe it’s been almost…

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Meet Bin Laden’s Favorite Jewish Musician

August 17, 2015
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Here’s who you might not have expected to…

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This Just In: Helen Keller Had a Rabbi

August 14, 2015
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Helen Keller Had a Rabbi?

No, Helen Keller didn’t make a late conversion…

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When Jews and Gangsta Rappers Feud

August 13, 2015
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Why These Gangsta Rappers Feuded With Their Jewish Manager

The long-awaited biopic Straight Outta Compton about the…

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Why These Israeli Twins Are Drawing Htoo Warmongering Twins

August 12, 2015
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The plot of The Divine—a new graphic novel…

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