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Leah Vincent on Prioritizing Human Dignity

Leah Vincent, author of “Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood,” discusses gender equality as an authentically Jewish value.

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Cookbook Collector Savors Recipes for Living in Michigan

Jan Longone considers herself a person with ‘zero talent’ — except for cooking. So the 81-year-old Michigander has collected an amazing 25,000 pieces of food-related literature.

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Why Nancy Spielberg Made a Movie About the Israeli Air Force

Nancy Spielberg is often overshadowed by her famous brother. But the producer has an impressive string of credits to her name, including a new documentary about the Israeli Air Force.

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A Knish Tale, Wrapped in Old Newspaper

Forty-three years ago today, Gussie “Ma” Schwebel graced the front page of the Forverts after engaging in correspondence with Eleanor Roosevelt about her knishes.

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Auschwitz Survivors Live To Tell Their Stories

What kept you alive? Did your non-Jewish friends reject you? Could you ever forgive? Those were some of the questions posed by Jewish young adults to Holocaust survivor Marcel Tuchman.

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