How to Save Karachi, Pakistan’s Lone Jewish Cemetery

January 28, 2015
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How to Save Pakistan's Lone Jewish Cemetery

  It might seem that the only Jews left in Pakistan are underground – in Karachi’s lone Jewish cemetery. But that’s not quite so. Faisal (Fishel) Benkhald, the son of a Muslim father and Iranian Jewish mother, dares to call himself a Jew in a country where the Jewish minority began…

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Anti-Semitism Got You Down? Try the Magic Kippah.

January 27, 2015
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Anti-Semitism Got You Down? Try the Magic Kippah.

Last week, the Associated Press reported that, in response to the increasing numbers of anti-Semitic attacks…

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Tonight! New Film Tells the Real Story Behind Hitchcock’s Holocaust Footage

January 26, 2015
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Night Will Fall

For the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, there can be no better commemoration…

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A Newly Discovered Story by a Great, Dead Yiddish Writer

January 23, 2015
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A Newly Discovered Story by a Great, Dead Yiddish Writer

Fans of Yiddish writer Isaac Bashevis Singer have…

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The Israeli Micronation You Never Knew Existed  

January 22, 2015
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The Israeli Micronation You Never Knew Existed

Looking for some relative peace and quiet in…

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Einstein and Weizmann Take America

January 21, 2015
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Einstein and Weizmann Take America

After publishing his theory of relativity, Albert Einstein…

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The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

January 20, 2015
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The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

Like Peter O’Toole’s portrayal of Lawrence a few…

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The Israeli Violinist Who Had the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Play Second Fiddle

January 19, 2015
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The Israeli Violinist Who Cast the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as Second Fiddle

By now, the practice of auto-tuning the speaking voices…

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The French Abraham Lincoln

January 16, 2015
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The French Abraham Lincoln

Adolphe Crémieux wasn’t just good for France. He…

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The Oath of Many Humiliations

January 15, 2015
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The Oath of Many Humiliations

As all Jews know, there’s a vibrant and…

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Play Israeli Youths’ Hilarious New “Push the Bibi” Video Game!

January 14, 2015
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Play Israeli Youths’ Hilarious New “Push the Bibi” Video Game!

In the age of the political gaffe, how…

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The Only Kosher Butcher in Cuba

January 13, 2015
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The Only Kosher Butcher Shop in Cuba

For the kashrut-observant Cuban, there’s only one place…

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