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Doctors Are Writing Their Wills

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 on nytimes.com

“You feel radioactive,” say doctors who are treating coronavirus patients while trying, desperately, to protect their own...

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What Makes This Jewish Community Special Now Puts It in Danger

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 on nytimes.com

In Great Neck, N.Y., “social distancing is a wedding that only has 400 people.”

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Gilad Shalit, Israel’s Son, Is Getting Married

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 on nytimes.com

Why all of Israel is celebrating the former prisoner’s joy.

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Did I Just Get Yanged?

Posted by on Jan 30, 2020 on nytimes.com

Andrew Yang is showing what healthy populism looks like.

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Inconvenient Murders

Posted by on Dec 5, 2019 on nytimes.com

The global surge in Jew-hatred barely registers in the West.

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The World’s Wokest Sports League Bows to China

Posted by on Oct 7, 2019 on nytimes.com

The N.B.A. apologizes on behalf of Daryl Morey, a general manager who voiced support for democracy.

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The Persistence of the Oldest Hatred

Posted by on Sep 10, 2019 on nytimes.com

In “How to Fight Anti-Semitism,” Bari Weiss examines the various abuses Jews have suffered simply for being Jews, including a recent...

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How to Fight Anti-Semitism

Posted by on Sep 6, 2019 on nytimes.com

Does safety for Jews come from trying to be more like everyone else — or from embracing what makes us special?

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Donald Trump and the ‘Disloyal’ Jews

Posted by on Aug 21, 2019 on nytimes.com

A president loyal only to himself uses my community as a political weapon.

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King Bibi Bows Before a Tweet

Posted by on Aug 16, 2019 on nytimes.com

After Trump cowed the Israeli leader into reversing course on Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, the biggest loser was Israel itself.

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San Francisco Will Spend $600,000 to Erase History

Posted by on Jun 28, 2019 on nytimes.com

The school board has voted to destroy public murals by a New Deal-era Communist.

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Bret Easton Ellis Takes On ‘Generation Wuss’

Posted by on Apr 17, 2019 on nytimes.com

Ellis, perpetual bad boy and avatar of Generation X, delivers in his first nonfiction book, “White,” a series of rants against the...

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Can an Archaeological Dig Change the Future of Jerusalem?

Posted by on Mar 30, 2019 on nytimes.com

The City of David is being unearthed on land that much of the world does not believe belongs to Israel.

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The Story Behind a 2,600-Year-Old Seal

Posted by on Mar 30, 2019 on nytimes.com

Who was Natan-Melech, the king’s servant?

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Can This Man Oust Netanyahu?

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 on nytimes.com

Yair Lapid, Israel’s consummate centrist, explains why his party can unseat Israel’s prime minister.

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Idolatry at the Western Wall

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 on nytimes.com

The fight against religious fundamentalism sometimes means getting spit on.

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Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 on nytimes.com

A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.

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Australians Have More Fun

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 on nytimes.com

What we can learn from “Canada in a thong.”

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Try to Keep Up With Australia’s Fastest 92-Year-Old Woman

Posted by on Jan 4, 2019 on nytimes.com

I thought I would come to Australia and learn to surf. Instead I learned to walk.

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The Cost of Telling a #MeToo Story in Australia

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018 on nytimes.com

Why Yael Stone is terrified to talk about Geoffrey Rush.

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