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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.

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

May 2, 2016
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madoff

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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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 on a map? If you can’t, don’t…

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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 are free people.” These words from the…

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An 11-Year Old Orthodox Superhero Named Mirka

April 7, 2016
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hereville

Meet Mirka. Sure, she wears a uniform from…

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Meet Shalo-um Chan, Japan’s Curiously Israeli Anime Web Series

April 5, 2016
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Shalom Chan

When you think Anime, you probably don’t think…

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After 300 Years, Scottish Jews Finally Have a Tartan They Can Call Their Own

March 21, 2016
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Jewish Tartan

Tartans have been used to distinguish between different…

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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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Sex and The City Writers Bring Hasidic Brooklyn to Showtime

September 3, 2014
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Sex and The City Writers Bring Hasidic Brooklyn to Showtime

An ultra-Orthodox man in Williamsburg has a secret identity…as…

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The Woman Who Turned Boxes Filled With Junk Into Great Art

August 7, 2014
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The Woman Who Turned Boxes Filled With Junk Into Great Art

A bunch of scavenged old boards nailed together…

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Chinese Self-Help Books Teach You to Be Like the Jews

August 4, 2014
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Chinese Self-Help Books Teach You to Be Like the Jews

Head to the self-help or business section at a bookstore…

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The Jewish Country Music King

July 24, 2014
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The Jewish Country Music Star

He’s 6’7″, wears a long grey ponytail down…

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Seinfeld Emoji Help You Write Texts About Nothing

July 22, 2014
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Seinfeld Emoji Help You Write Texts About Nothing

Seinfeld was the most popular show on television in…

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