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Tamar Fox

Tamar Fox
Tamar Fox is a writer and editor living in Philadelphia. Her children's book, No Baths at Camp, was published in 2013 by Kar-Ben, and her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, the Jerusalem Post, Tablet Magazine, MyJewishLearning.com, and many other publications.

A “Whodunnit” Murder Mystery About Anti-Semitism in Modern Poland

August 25, 2016
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How deep does anti-Semitism go in modern Poland? In the riveting Polish thriller A Grain of Truth, a woman turns up dead in the small village of Sandomierz, and prosecutor Teodor Szacki (Robert Więckiewicz) is put on the case. It turns out the woman was killed with a knife used…

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A Riveting Gay Family Drama, From Israel to London and Back Again

August 9, 2016
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A Riveting Gay Family Drama, From Israel to London and Back Again

During rehearsal for the London Gay Men’s Chorus, Saar Maoz gets a shoulder massage from…

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The Surprising Nazi Origins of the Olympic Torch Relay

August 4, 2016
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The Surprising Nazi Origins of the Olympic Torch Relay

The Olympics are supposed to be a time when the world unites to celebrate elite…

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Could the E-Mezuzah Have Saved the Internet?

August 4, 2016
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Trump’s Supporters Are Making Us Miss the E-Mezuzah

Given that Deuteronomy tells us, “And you shall…

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Spielberg’s Upcoming Film is on this Jewish 6-Year-Old Kidnapped by the Church and Raised by the Pope

June 28, 2016
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Spielberg's Next Film is on this 6-Year-Old Kidnapped by the Church and Raised by the Pope

One day in June of 1858, a policeman…

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The Radical Israeli Activists Who Golda Meir Famously Called “Not Nice”

June 22, 2016
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The Radical Israeli Activists Who Golda Meir Famously Called "Not Nice"

The Black Lives Matters movement has rich precedents…

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Animated Art to Complete the Countdown to Shavuot

June 9, 2016
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Friday night, June 10th marks the final day…

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A Blog That Mixes the Perfect Drink for Every Torah Portion

May 31, 2016
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A Blog That Mixes the Perfect Drink for Every Torah Portion

Have you ever been reading the weekly Torah…

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The 1990s’ Baby-Sitters Club Books for Orthodox Girls

May 26, 2016
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The 1990s' Baby-Sitters Club Books for Orthodox Girls

In the 1980s and 1990s, The Baby-Sitters Club…

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Imagine: Israel Never Happened and the Jews All Live in Madagascar

May 10, 2016
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Imagine: Israel Never Happened and the Jews All Live in Madagascar

In one version of the alternate reality in…

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Watch Madoff’s Hadassah-Lady Lover in the ABC Miniseries

May 2, 2016
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Madoff, ABC’s 2016 Bernie Madoff miniseries didn’t shy…

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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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