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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.

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 which the Holocaust never happened and Israel was never established, there was the possibility of a very different outcome: the so-called African solution. In 1940, Adolf Eichmann presented a foreign policy strategy for ridding the Third Reich of Jews. Working with the French,…

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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 away from one of the cringe-worthiest parts…

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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…

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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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