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I buried hundreds of old Jewish books. Inside each was a Jewish heart.

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For a century-old building with poor storage space, a long-awaited renovation means clearing out crannies stuffed with all sorts of oddities.

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Israeli centrist Yair Lapid is given an opportunity to replace Benjamin Netanyahu

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In order to form a coalition and end Israel’s political gridlock, Lapid may allow a right-wing politician, Naftali Bennett, to serve as prime minister before him. 

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Germany sees 15% rise in politically motivated antisemitic crimes

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The increase is part of a record number of politically motivated offenses in 2020.

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Make This Spicy Zhug Before Ramp Season Is Over

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Ramps, those hyper-seasonal spring alliums, are busting out all over, and there’s only a few weeks left in their fleeting …

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Decrying ‘social justice ideology,’ 49 people sign ‘Jewish Harper’s letter’

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The letter calls on Jews to take action against the “suppression of dissent” that is said to be dominating the United States.

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Release of suspect in Bronx synagogue attacks reignites debate over bail reform

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“Judges should be allowed to set bail for hate crimes,” an Orthodox advocacy group said.

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Architect of World Trade Center Memorial to Lead Tree of Life Reconstruction

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New York-based architect Daniel Libeskind will spearhead the project with urban-design firm Rothschild Doyno Collaborative of Pittsburgh.

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Israel and Lebanon Resume Maritime Border Talks

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US-brokered meeting over decades-old Mediterranean dispute a ‘positive step,’ State Department says.

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Yoma 25

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A classic piece of employment advice is to “dress for the job you want, not the job you have.” The …

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The Day After Netanyahu’s Mandate Expires, Every Dissident Is King

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One more defection, and this coalition is gone.

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Sheldon Silver, disgraced former NY Assembly speaker, gets prison furlough

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Released under a measure meant to control the spread of coronavirus in prison, Silver is expected to serve the rest of his 6 1/2-year term at home.

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A Democratic pro-Israel group calls a longtime Jewish leader an enabler of antisemitism, exposing a fault line in the party

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The attack reflects a fraught debate between mainline and progressive pro-Israel groups.

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