The Jewish Woman Who Taught Us What We Know About Kids

May 22, 2015
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The Woman Who Led a 20th-Century Parenting Revolution

If you thought our current obsession with all things parenting (like, ahem, parenting websites) was something new to the modern world, think again. Dorothy Walter Baruch, who was born in 1899, made the emotional, physical, and intellectual well-being of children her life’s work. Given how many of us agonize over…

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This Jew is Planning the Biggest Family Reunion in the World

May 21, 2015
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The Biggest Family Reunion in the World

On June 6th, Jewish journalist A.J. Jacobs will be hosting a Global Family Reunion and…

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Meet the Jewish Bubbe Who Happens to Be a Literary Genius

May 20, 2015
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Discover the New England Bubbe Who Turns Out is a Literary Genius

It’s a beautiful thing when a writer gets discovered. Especially when the writer is a…

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The Yiddish Writer and His Harem of Beautiful Translators

May 19, 2015
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The Yiddish Writer and His Harem of Beautiful Translators

When Asaf Galay began to read Isaac Bashevis…

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Australian Spies Take on Hitler in the Weirdest TV Show Ever

May 18, 2015
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Australian Spies Take on Hitler in the Weirdest TV Show Ever

Set in a strange, campy 1960s interpretation of…

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The Nobel-Winning Scientist Who Wouldn’t Let the Nazis Keep Her Down

May 15, 2015
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The Nobel-Winning Scientist Who Wouldn't Let the Nazis Keep Her Down

Born in Turin, in northwestern Italy, on April…

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Why This Weird Looking Mushroom is Called “Jew’s Ear”

May 14, 2015
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Why This Weird-Looking Mushroom is Called Jew's Ear

What do Judas Iscariot and hot and sour…

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Watch Emma Goldman’s Radical Life, 75 Years After Her Death

May 13, 2015
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Honor Emma Goldman and the 75th anniversary of…

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Exposing The Secrets Behind Nazi Propaganda Films

May 12, 2015
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Nazi Films in Theaters -- for Free!

Under the Third Reich, a staggering 1,200 feature…

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Why Food Pornographers are Flocking to this Tel Aviv Restaurant

May 11, 2015
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Why Food Pornographers are Flocking to this Tel Aviv Restaurant

You know how simultaneously tantalizing and mind-numbing it…

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The Woman Who Invented Barbie…and Prosthetic Breasts

May 11, 2015
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There is a lot we can write here…

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Borscht Belt! Big Screen!

May 8, 2015
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Want to relive the first flutters of summer…

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