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Has there ever been a Jewier Jew than Barbra Streisand in American pop culture? To Neal Gabler, who has written a new biography of Babs, Streisand’s greatest accomplishment was transforming her Jewishness into a metaphor.


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As we observe the 400th anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes’s death, Benjamin Ivry commemorates the occasion by speaking with Cervantes expert Ruth fine about the Jewish origins of Don Quixote’s creator and some of the stranger interpretations of his novel.

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