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How Online (((Jews))) are Standing Up to Bigotry With Parentheses
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How Online (((Jews))) are Standing Up to Bigotry With Parentheses

By On June 8, 2016

  Perhaps you’ve noticed something strange sprout up on social media lately: a set of parentheses surrounding all things (((Jewish))), including the names of Jews themselves. Dubbed the echo, this designation emerged… Read More

The Anti-Semitic, Racist Tweetbot That Shows The World Sucks
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The Anti-Semitic, Racist Tweetbot That Shows The World Sucks

By On April 6, 2016

Did you hear about the time Microsoft created an artificially-intelligent chat robot, released it onto Twitter, and incidentally learned that the world was a cruel and hateful place? The bot, named Tay,… Read More

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Albert Einstein’s Little-Known Civil Rights Activism

By On March 4, 2016

  In 1946, history’s resident genius Albert Einstein was awarded an honorary degree by Lincoln University. After lecturing on physics during his speech, Einstein spoke out against some of the most pressing… Read More

"Death to Jews" and Other Sleepy European Towns to Avoid
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“Camp Kill Jews” and Other Sleepy European Towns to Avoid

By On January 25, 2016

  Planning a trip? There are a few places you may wish to avoid. An hour and a half southeast of Paris lies the sleepy hamlet of La Mort aux Juifs, otherwise… Read More

The Refugee Scholars Who Went From German Universities Straight to the Black South
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The Refugee Scholars Who Went From German Universities Straight to the Black South

By On February 20, 2015

  All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History Month with some of our favorite stories from the archives. The story of American Jews working with Southern blacks is well known. But the story of Southern… Read More

jewish identity theft
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Jewish by Identity Theft

By On April 18, 2012

When people talk about mixed marriages, they don’t usually mean this. In Twelfth and Race, a new novel by Eric Goodman, Richard Gordon, a middle-class Jewish guy, moves to a small Kansas town and… Read More

What do arabs think of israelis
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What Do Arabs Think of Israelis?

By On October 15, 2010

The Israeli sitcom Avodah Aravit, or “Arab Labor,” is a hilarious look at the way Israeli Arabs see Israeli Jews–and an unexpectedly meaningful take on one man’s cultural schizophrenia. Now in its second season in Israel,… Read More

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