Jeffrey Tambor Discovers What it Means to be a Yiddishe Mame in 'Transparent'

The first season of Jill Soloway’s ‘Transparent’ was hailed as groundbreaking. The show’s second season goes even deeper, Andrew Dubrov writes — and it’s just as Jewish.

Mandy Patinkin is Confused by Ted Cruz 'Princess Bride' Memes

The Internet is a really strange place. Just one click could bring you videos of cats pawing at menorahs — or a meme of Ted Cruz face superimposed on Mandy Patinkin’s body.

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Taylor Swift is No 'Nazi Barbie,' Jewish Group Tells Camille Paglia

An Australian Jewish group has criticized author Camille Paglia for referring to Taylor Swift as an “obnoxious Nazi Barbie.”

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When Modest Is Hottest

The obsession with protecting girls’ modesty is not just the purview of Orthodox Jews. Elana Sztokman examines how the rhetoric around policing girls’ bodies has spread to secular schools in Israel and how this movement compares to a similar campaign among Christians.

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