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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.

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 arrived at the home of Momolo and Marianna Mortara in Bologna, Italy, to take away their six-year-old son, Edgardo. The Mortaras were Jewish, but years before their Catholic maid had secretly baptized Edgardo when he was very sick, and she thought he…

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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 not just in the American Black Panthers…

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Animated Art to Complete the Countdown to Shavuot

June 9, 2016
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omer

Friday night, June 10th marks the final day of the Omer, the 50 days Jews…

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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

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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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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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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