Licoricia of Winchester's Guide to Having It All

Twice widowed, Licoricia of Winchester would become the wealthiest Jewish woman of her time. Her sharp business acumen and financial success made her a frequent guest at King Henry’s court. It also led to her murder.

Sarah Silverman Spurs Outrage — Surprise — By Calling Jesus “Gender Fluid”

For those who are students of comedian Sarah Silverman’s take-no-prisoners humor, this one seems almost tame.


Witness to the Prosecution of a Neo-Nazi in Germany

When Deborah Feldman saw the tattoo on the back of a neo-Nazi at a swim park in Germany, she figured the punishment would be swift. A first-hand encounter with the German justice system changed her mind about that.


The Jew as Not-So-Other at Yiddish New York

The idea of “The Jew as Other” runs through this weekend’s Yiddish New York events, ranging from art exhibits to cabaret performances set perhaps appropriately, during Christmastime.


Dutch Hummus Joint Serves Healthy Palestinian Cuisine

The Israeli-owned Netherlands restaurant Love & Peas serves up hummus while promoting peaceful coexistence.

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