Watch Madoff’s Hadassah Lady Lover in the ABC Miniseries

April 29, 2016
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Madoff, ABC’s 2016 Bernie Madoff miniseries didn’t shy away from one of the cringe-worthiest parts of Madoff’s malevolence: his sordid affair with a Hadassah lady. Sheryl Weinstein was the CFO for the Zionist women’s group, and per her 2009 memoir, Madoff’s Other Secret: Love, Money, Bernie and Me, she was…

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London’s Challah Has a New, Elevating Secret Ingredient

April 28, 2016
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Grandpa’s challah has a new skunky smell, and the lines outside his London bakery door…

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Move Over, Cairo. The Afghan Geniza Will Blow Your Mind.

April 27, 2016
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First there was the discovery of the Cairo Geniza. And now there’s this. In 2011,…

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The Most Jewish Goyish Choir Leader in Europe

April 26, 2016
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The Most Jewish Goyish Choir Leader in Europe

Dr. Tomáš Novotný isn’t Jewish, but you wouldn’t…

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The Jewish Ghosts of Africa’s Cape Verde Islands

April 25, 2016
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The Jewish Ghosts of Africa's Cape Verde Islands

Geography pop quiz: Can you find Cape Verde…

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What Would Philosopher Hannah Arendt Say About the Documentary of Her Life?

April 25, 2016
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Like most important thinkers, Hannah Arendt was many…

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Make a Sephardic Seder, Whip Your Friends With Scallions

April 21, 2016
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Make a Sephardic Seder, Whip Your Friends With Scallions

After sitting for hours—and hours and hours—around the…

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The Colorado Foodie Who’s Putting the Smoke in Smoked Salmon

April 20, 2016
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The Colorado Foodie Putting the "Pot" into Pot-zah Balls

The wise child, the wicked child, the simple…

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How Passover Inspired The Jewish Stop on the Underground Railroad

April 19, 2016
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How Passover Inspired The Jewish Stop on the Underground Railroad

“Once we were slaves in Egypt. Now we…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Summer Cameo in ‘The Merchant of Venice’

April 19, 2016
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This July, Ruth Bader Ginsburg will take her…

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The Austrian Jewish Refugee With Over 650 Patents to His Name

April 18, 2016
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The prodigy is an almost mythical character: a…

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Love, Marriage, and Toilet Paper: Israel’s “Wedding Doll”

April 14, 2016
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Love, Marriage and Toilet Paper: Israel’s Wedding Doll

The film Wedding Doll is set in an…

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