The Surprisingly Jewish History of Club Med

November 25, 2014
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The Surprisingly Jewish History of Club Med

People ask a lot of their vacations these days, from weight loss to spiritual fulfillment. For two groups of entrepreneurial Jews in the post-war era, vacation seemed an opportunity to give people an outlet for newfound prosperity and a respite from war-weariness—with just a gleam of socialist idealism. The Borscht…

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The Controversial Israeli Poet Who Was Almost Overlooked

November 24, 2014
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“…by the power of my yearnings/ I am in the family./ And if I will…

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Gehazi The Unfairly Punished

November 21, 2014
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Gehazi The Unfairly Punished

Part 4 of 4 in this week’s “How a Jew Gets Screwed for Eternity” series. Poor…

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Doeg the Edomite (and Priest Slayer)

November 20, 2014
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Doeg the Edomite (and Priest Slayer)

Part 3 of 4 in this week’s “How a…

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Ahitophel, King David’s Divine Betrayer

November 19, 2014
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Ahitophel, King David’s Divine Betrayer

Part 2 of 4 in this week’s “How a…

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Evil Balaam and His Talking Donkey

November 18, 2014
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Evil Balaam and His Talking Donkey

Part 1 of 4 in this week’s “How…

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How a Jew Gets Screwed for Eternity

November 17, 2014
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How a Jew Gets Screwed for Eternity

If you’re a Jew, here’s what happens when…

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The Warsaw Yiddish Theater Takes America

November 14, 2014
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The Warsaw Yiddish Theater Takes America

Starting in the early 1950s, the Polish government…

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The Great Jewish Muralist of Los Angeles

November 13, 2014
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The Great Jewish Muralist of Los Angeles

The oldest Jewish congregation in Los Angeles, Wilshire Boulevard…

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Young Polish Women Discovering Their Jewish Roots

November 12, 2014
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Young Polish Women Discovering Their Jewish Roots

All the talk about Jewish cultural revival in Poland has…

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The Jewish Pueblo Chief: Now on the Silver Screen!

November 11, 2014
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The Jewish Pueblo Chief: Now on the Silver Screen!

So you saw A Million Ways to Die in…

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Muslim Enemy of the Reich

November 10, 2014
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Muslim Enemy of the Reich

At a time when stories of Muslim-Jewish unity…

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