A New Film About an Endangered Species: The Jewish Deli

February 27, 2015
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A New Film About an Endangered Species: The Jewish Deli

There’s something about the Jewish deli. Every bite into piping hot pastrami and corned beef, kreplach and goulash, is a step back in time. In the 20th century, the gastronomic traditions of Jewish immigrants from Eastern and Central Europe combined to create a culinary institution that’s distinctly American. But with…

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It’s 1933: Calling All Jewish Doctors to Istanbul!

February 26, 2015
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It's 1933: Calling All Jewish Doctors to Istanbul!

In the 17th century, the Ottoman Empire was known as the “sick man of Europe.”…

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The New Site That Lets You Snoop Around an Old Polish Jewish Kitchen

February 25, 2015
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Go Through the Drawers of a 1930s Polish Jewish Kitchen

Have you ever wanted to step into the past? Not into a famous battle, or…

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Why the Original Dodge Logo Was a Jewish Star

February 24, 2015
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In 1900, Horace Elgin Dodge and John Francis…

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Meet Victoria Hanna, The Israeli Hip-Hop Artist Who’ll Blow Your Mind

February 23, 2015
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Mindblowing Israeli Hip-Hop that Explodes the Hebrew Alphabet

There’s a video that’s been making the Internet…

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The Refugee Scholars Who Went From German Universities Straight to the Black South

February 20, 2015
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The Refugee Scholars Who Went From German Universities Straight to the Black South

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History…

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When Nina Simone Sang a Zionist Standard

February 19, 2015
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Nina Simone Sings Milk & Honey

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History…

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How Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired a Passover Seder

February 18, 2015
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How Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired a Passover Seder

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History…

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The Jewish Songwriter Behind Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit”

February 17, 2015
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All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History…

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The 1938 Jazz Concert That Changed Black and Jewish History

February 16, 2015
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All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History…

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The Jewish Moroccan Language That Should Be Extinct But Isn’t

February 13, 2015
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When an animal species is on the edge…

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A New Film That Uncovers Hidden Drawings from Concentration Camps

February 12, 2015
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One of the most common drawings from a…

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