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The Renowned German Jewish Woman Writer You've Never Heard Of

The Best German Jewish Woman Writer You’ve Never Heard Of

By On September 15, 2016

Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, literature is still just emerging from the former East Germany. The latest is Crossing: A Love Story, a gripping novel by a Jewish… Read More

The 81-Year-Old Jewish Kid From L.A. Whose Mariachi Band Topped the Charts

The 81-Year-Old Jewish Kid From L.A. Whose Mariachi Band Once Topped the Charts

By On June 30, 2016

In the 1960s, there was no escaping the mellifluous sounds of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. The band’s Whipped Cream & Other Delights (and its infamous image of a cream-covered model)… Read More


Tijuana, Mexico’s Border-Crossing Jewish Kids

By On May 19, 2014

You might think a New York City family is making a sacrifice by renting a second apartment so their child can attend a high-ranking public school school—but try driving your kid across the U.S.-Mexico border… Read More

jewish wild west women

Jewish Wild West Women

By On June 6, 2012

Rebecca Cohen Mayer was born to German-Jewish immigrants in 1837 and raised in Mexico and Texas. When she was 15 years old, she married a man twice her age and set off on the Santa Fe Trail.… Read More

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