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Network Jews: Special Agent Fox Mulder on 1990s Sci-Fi Drama ‘The X-Files’

Network Jews: Special Agent Fox Mulder on 1990s Sci-Fi Drama ‘The X-Files’
By April 11, 2013

Why the FBI’s resident supernatural expert and conspiracy theorist is a Jewish action hero Read More

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My Jewish Sense of Humor

My Jewish Sense of Humor
By April 10, 2013

Austin Ratner on how comedy in the face of tragedy shapes his new novel, ‘In the Land of the Living’ Read More

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The BallaBuster: Misogyny in Israel—and Not Just at the Western Wall

The BallaBuster: Misogyny in Israel—and Not Just at the Western Wall
By April 5, 2013

Gender discrimination gets complicated when feminism becomes a dirty word Read More

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Network Jews: Michael Ginsberg, the Smartass Ad Man on Mad Men

Network Jews: Michael Ginsberg, the Smartass Ad Man on Mad Men
By April 4, 2013

The skilled young copywriter who quickly becomes Don Draper’s foil Read More

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Not Your Bubbe’s Recipe: Spelt Honey Challah

Not Your Bubbe’s Recipe: Spelt Honey Challah
By April 3, 2013

Celebrate the Shabbat after Passover with some much-needed carb-loading Read More

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Hosting a Passover Seder in Jakarta

Hosting a Passover Seder in Jakarta
By March 29, 2013

In a country devoid of all things Jewish, for six hours, people from all walks of life sat cross-legged on the floor retelling the story of the Exodus Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Philip Roth’s Victory Lap

Culture Kvetch: Philip Roth’s Victory Lap
By March 25, 2013

A new documentary about the 80-year-old reveals a writer still very much obsessed with death Read More

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The BallaBuster: Obsessive Compulsive Passover

The BallaBuster: Obsessive Compulsive Passover
By March 22, 2013

Passover preparation is an exercise in anxiety and minutiae—but I still can’t abandon the yearly ritual Read More

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