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On Philip Roth?s 80th birthday, 100 Roth dorks, news hounds and former Newarkers took a guided tour of the author?s childhood city, novels in hand.

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Ultra-Orthodox rebels in Israel are pressing their community to drop its opposition to drafting yeshiva students. They are using the Haredi medium of posters — under cover of darkness.


Should Every Disabled Child Get a Jewish Education?

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After a call from the Anti-Defamation League, Yeshiva University has condemned racially loaded remarks made by a top dean as “inappropriate” and “offensive.”

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