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Your Bubbe Might Have Studied at These Yiddish Schools

By On May 8, 2017

In 1930s NYC, a young Jewish boy becomes a shoe-shiner and joins a street gang when his father loses his job. Through his various misadventures, he learns that the gang’s life of… Read More

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The Jewish Woman Who Taught Us What We Know About Kids

By On May 22, 2015

  If you thought our current obsession with all things parenting (like, ahem, parenting websites) was something new to the modern world, think again. Dorothy Walter Baruch, who was born in 1899,… Read More

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Video: Shout-out to Omaha Jews!

By On January 24, 2013

“Summer’s hot like us, but in the winters: brrr! / Jews in the Midwest, that’s no slur.” Nebraskan teens sing their truth with Bible Raps.… Read More