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You Can't Govern From the Grave

You Can't Govern From the Grave

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Max Feinberg tried to guarantee his family's Jewish lineage by drafting a will with a monetary sanction against intermarriage. It didn't work.

Prayers in Poland

Prayers in Poland

by Yitta Halberstam and Judith Leventhal

In the fall of 1942, a young hidden Jew receives a private small miracle.

Ahmadinejad at the U.N.

Ahmadinejad at the U.N.

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Where's the outrage?

The Last Jew of Calcutta

The Last Jew of Calcutta

by Sam Dolnick

From his hut in a Calcutta cemetery, a Jew cares for the last of his once-great community.

Balloons for God

Balloons for God

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This Rosh Hashana, break free from cynicism.

Why Me?

Why Me?

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It's not always about me.

My Aish birthright Experience

My Aish birthright Experience

by Matthew Campbell

I discovered just exactly why I had always felt proud to be a Jew.

Kaifeng's Jews

Kaifeng's Jews

by Rami Tal

Descendants of centuries-old Jewish community in China's Kaifeng rediscover Jewish heritage after near complete assimilation in their local community.

A Chaplain Says Goodbye

A Chaplain Says Goodbye

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What a long, strange trip it's been.

On the Same Team

On the Same Team

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A timely Tisha B'Av message from the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team.

On Being Aish'd

On Being Aish'd

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What is the secret of Aish HaTorah's success?

Lost in Disney

Lost in Disney

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The most frightening six minutes in a parent's life.

Warsaw Ghetto Furniture

Warsaw Ghetto Furniture

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How can we yearn to return to a place that we don't remember?

Daddy, Don't Leave Us

Daddy, Don't Leave Us

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When was the last time we begged our Father to bring us back home?

Leave Hitler Alone?

Leave Hitler Alone?

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Rethinking America's 'good war' is a not so subtle attack on our current struggles.

Real Friends and Real Enemies

Real Friends and Real Enemies

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Presbyterian Israel-bashing shows how Jews are clueless about Christian groups.

Where Is Our Jewish Leadership Hiding?

Where Is Our Jewish Leadership Hiding?

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The crisis of funding Jewish education is a shameful omission from the Jewish philanthropic agenda.

Concerning the Jews

Concerning the Jews

by Mark Twain

The closing paragraphs are famous, but few have read Mark Twain's complete article. It's long but fascinating. Print and read.

Flow

Flow

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Climbing out of time's narrow grip by loving whatever you are doing.

Shavuot Learn-a-thon

Shavuot Learn-a-thon

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Awakening from our national slumber.

Because I'm a Jew

Because I'm a Jew

by Eli Lake

For the past 11 years, David Tenenbaum has been trying to undo the damage the U.S. government did to him when he was accused of spying for Israel.

Torch Protests

Torch Protests

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The Jewish people have their own ancient torch ceremony.

The New Anti-Semitism

The New Anti-Semitism

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What it is and how to deal with it.

Remembering a Hero from Virginia Tech

Remembering a Hero from Virginia Tech

by Allie Vered

Liviu Librescu survived horror to shine his light in a dark world. His candle burns still.

Passover in the 'Hood

Passover in the 'Hood

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Growing up in Brooklyn, even if I wanted to escape my faith, how could I?

The Missing Piece

The Missing Piece

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Why finding a Jewish husband is no cakewalk.

All Hail the Chief

All Hail the Chief

by Michael Ledeen

How a black Jewish Texan cleaned up an old confederate city.

The Battle on Campus

The Battle on Campus

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As anti-Israel propaganda on campus increases in new and alarming ways, defenders of Israel must face their opponents head on.

Saving the Ship

Saving the Ship

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Are we just rearranging the deck chairs?

Purim & the Secret of Sunsets

Purim & the Secret of Sunsets

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How do we find joy after experiencing such an enormous tragedy?

Homemade Israel-Bashers

Homemade Israel-Bashers

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A secular professor exposes the dangerous lunacy of Israel's radical Left.

Don't Know Much 'Bout History

Don't Know Much 'Bout History

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Why God cares if you crack open your history book.

Other People's Prayers

Other People's Prayers

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Respect is a two-way street.

Besieged

Besieged

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On the present danger facing Israel and all Jews.

Guns or Butter

Guns or Butter

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How I became Prime Minister of Japan for an hour and nearly achieved world peace.

The Heartwarmer

The Heartwarmer

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Hershel Puretz wasn't looking to become the savior of 2,000 Israeli families.

No Thanks, Mr. Gandhi

No Thanks, Mr. Gandhi

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I reject your apology because you have missed the point of why your post was so offensive.

Minority within a Minority

Minority within a Minority

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Jews of color and their unique challenges.

A Glacial Shabbat

A Glacial Shabbat

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An instant congregation, somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.

Top 10 Articles of 2007

Top 10 Articles of 2007

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Enjoy revisiting some of these gems, and catch up on your reading in case you missed any.

Alone Again, Naturally

Alone Again, Naturally

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My brush with anti-Semitism.

Arkansas Menorah in the Baghdad Palace

Arkansas Menorah in the Baghdad Palace

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Soldiers deployed in Iraq celebrate the eighth night of Chanukah 2007.

The Bagel Theory

The Bagel Theory

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Jews have a powerful need to connect with one another.

Hijacking Chanukah

Hijacking Chanukah

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Chanukah is the last holiday into which we should be trying to shoehorn unrelated themes.

When the Few Activated the Many

When the Few Activated the Many

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Honoring Soviet Jewry movement should not lead to an orgy of self-congratulation.

The Heroine in Everywoman

The Heroine in Everywoman

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The secret power of Jewish mothers: creating and nurturing life in the face of death.

Strawberries with Everything

Strawberries with Everything

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Poignant lessons from 16 days in the hospital.

Young American Jews & Israel

Young American Jews & Israel

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What Jews under 35 feel towards Israel goes beyond apathy to outright resentment.

Command of the Sea

Command of the Sea

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A Jewish captain leads Navy's "Truman" into action.

Salami and Shiites

Salami and Shiites

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Firsthand report from the only Jewish chaplain in Iraq

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