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Holocaust politics is bad for the Jews

At a time of rising anti-Semitism around the globe and threats from terrorism and nuclear...

Dem Frontrunners Flubbed Middle East Choices

Two policy positions should disqualify any candidate for president – casting a vote to invade...

Hillel in a new decade: Meeting young Jews where they are in 2020 and beyond

Hillel International announced Adam Lehman last week as its new president and CEO. Lehman, who has...

Why I won’t vote for Biden, Sanders or Warren

Two policy positions should disqualify any candidate for president – casting a vote to invade...

What happens when police infiltrate mosques …

When the police uncover a plot to carry out terrorism, the arrest usually makes a...

Why Trump’s Middle East peace plan isn’t irrelevant

Three years in the making and long after most of the world had given up...

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Words of The Week: Glasses

bifocals: ביפֿאָקאַ֜לע ברילן; ביפֿאָקאַ֜לן contact lens: דאָס קאָנטאַ֜קטל, ־⁠עך; די קאָנטאַ֜קטלינדז, ־⁠ן contact lens case: דאָס קאָנטאַ֜קטלעך־שיידל, ־עך contact lens solution: די/דאָס קאָנטאַ֜קטלעך־פֿלי֜סיקייט, ־ן eye: דאָס אויג, ־ן be farsighted: האָבן אַ ווײַ֜טע ראיה;...

Yiddish Words of The Week: Electricity

Electricity // די עלעקטרע // DI ELÉKTRE ------- bulb: דאָס לעמפּל, ־⁠עך electric current: דער עלע֜קטרישער שטראָם, ־⁠ען energy-saving: ענע֜רגיע־⁠שפּאָ֜ר(עװד)יק fluorescent: פֿלואָרעסצע֜נטן־... fluorescent light: דאָס פֿלואָרעסצע֜נטן־⁠ליכט ground (verb): פֿאַרע֜רדיקן grounding: די פֿאַרע֜רדיקונג incandescent:...

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The Milken Archive of Jewish Music Turns 30 in 2020

2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the Milken Archive’s founding, a milestone we’ll be acknowledging and celebrating throughout the year. We’ll catch up with...