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Saks and the Cinema: Director Gene Saks has died at the age of 93.

The Joy of Saks

By Benjamin Ivry

Gene Saks, director of “Brighton Beach Memoirs” and countless other plays, has died at 93. Ben Ivry remembers Saks’s reputation as a creative artist and a Jewish thinker.


Abe's Best Jewish Friends

Abe's Best Jewish Friends

By Julia M. Klein

As far as we know, Abraham Lincoln never said, ‘Some of my best friends are Jewish.’ But he certainly could have, as a landmark new book from Jonathan Sarna and Benjamin Shapell reveals.


Who's Making the Matzo Balls?

Who's Making the Matzo Balls?

By Elissa Strauss

Is Passover still women’s work? The first installment of our ‘Who Sets the Table?’ series is about to find out —  with a little help from you and your personal holiday stories.


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