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Graphic Novelist Liana Finck on Yiddish Letters, Teen Angst, and Becoming a Book Person

Graphic Novelist Liana Finck on Yiddish Letters, Teen Angst, and Becoming a Book Person
By July 23, 2014

Q&A with the author of “A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York” Read More

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Alexis Fishman’s Star Turn in “Der Gelbe Stern”

Alexis Fishman’s Star Turn in “Der Gelbe Stern”
By July 21, 2014

Australian chanteuse charms audience—and satirizes Nazism—in sexy, Weimar-era cabaret. Read More

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War, What Is It Good For? Policing Female Bodies, Apparently

War, What Is It Good For? Policing Female Bodies, Apparently
By July 17, 2014

Girls encouraged to wear modest clothing for peace; women barred entry to bomb shelter in Israel. Read More

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Judy Blume on Censorship, Death Threats, Divorce, and Not Retiring Like Philip Roth

Judy Blume on Censorship, Death Threats, Divorce, and Not Retiring Like Philip Roth
By July 14, 2014

“This is America: we don’t have censorship, we have, you know, freedom to read, freedom to write… we don’t ban books. But then they did.” Read More

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John Legend Thinks You’re Beautiful Wearing a Kippah and Tallit

John Legend Thinks You’re Beautiful Wearing a Kippah and Tallit
By July 11, 2014

Singer-songwriter’s new music video celebrates the beauty of all women—including one bat mitzvah girl. Read More

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