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“Humans of New York” Photoblog Captures Amazing Stories of Holocaust Survivors

“Humans of New York” Photoblog Captures Amazing Stories of Holocaust Survivors
By July 29, 2014

The comments will restore your faith in humanity. (Or at least, internet commenters.) Read More

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Gigantic Replica of Solomon’s Temple Opens in Brazil

Gigantic Replica of Solomon’s Temple Opens in Brazil
By July 24, 2014

And the minister behind the edifice wears a kippah. Read More

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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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