Bench Pressing the Bottle

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By Chana Billet


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Gurley Book: Dunham chronicles her own life.

Not That Kind of Author

By Yevgeniya Traps

Lena Dunham provokes extreme reactions — good and bad — to her work. Yevgeniya Traps writes that Dunham’s new memoir will stoke lovers and haters alike.


Teenage Pioneer: Bat mitzvah girl Sasha Lutt reads from a tiny Torah scroll smuggled into the Western Wall.

Bat Mitzvah Bravery?

By Alona Ferber

Defying regulations by Western Wall rabbinic authorities, members of Women of the Wall smuggled a tiny Torah scroll into the women’s section of the Kotel.


The Ebola Excuse

The Ebola Excuse

By Yael Even-Or

Israeli politicians and media are making a habit of associating contagious diseases with all Africans. Is Ebola being used as an excuse to keep migrants out?


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