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suddenly jewish

Suddenly Jewish

By On March 15, 2011

Most people think that Theodor Herzl’s book The Jewish State (1896) was the first major book about Zionism. However, twenty years earlier, the novel Daniel Deronda appeared, featuring a protagonist rediscovering his lost Jewish heritage and… Read More

hasidic wedding crashers

Hasidic Wedding Crashers

By On February 8, 2011

If you could pick anyone to go undercover in the insular world of Hasidic Jews, it probably wouldn’t be a staff writer from Vice Magazine. Vice is notorious for publishing edgy and racy articles–a guide to… Read More

undercover goyim

Undercover Goyim

By On October 4, 2010

The Jewish novelist Sidney Luska, author of the 1885 book As It Was Written: A Jewish Musician’s Story isn’t your run-of-the-mill writer. For starters, he didn’t really exist. And he wasn’t Jewish, either. Luska… Read More

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