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What it’s like to come out as transgender when you’re married to the rabbi

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Samantha Zerin headed home from a Yiddish class she had taught as part of her synagogue’s adult education program on the evening of Dec....

10 Jewish moments from ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

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"Curb Your Enthusiasm" -- that ensemble smorgasbord of sometimes caustic, often cringey, but overall delightfully relatable humor, created by and starring Larry David --...

(VIDEO) Tel Aviv museum lands Michael Douglas for exhibit sneak peek

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The Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv has launched a new series of videos giving a sneak peek at a few of...

Nation and World

Should St. Louis take down the statue of its anti-Semitic namesake?

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On top of a hill in front of an art museum in the biggest park in St. Louis stands a statue of an anti-Semite. The...

For Orthodox groups, the Supreme Court’s ruling on aid to religious schools is a...

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By Shira Hanau For Orthodox Jewish advocacy groups, the last day of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2020 session brought a big win. On Tuesday, the high...

What does annexation mean for American Jews?

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The relationship between American Jews and Israel has ebbed and flowed since the Jewish state’s founding in 1948, punctuated by a series of watershed...

Food and Dining

These homemade condiments will add oh là là! to your meal

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There are worse people to be trapped with during a pandemic than a sibling in his final semester of culinary school. My 27-year-old brother, Armand...

Embrace the summer brisket: tacos with carrot slaw

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  By Rebecca Firkser When I was growing up, I knew brisket as an island of meat in a sea of sweet brownish-red sauce with carrot-plank...

Salmon cakes can come in handy

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We had salmon cakes for dinner the other night and they were a total revelation. I had bought two cans of good-quality salmon. I bought...