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Eleven months of the year, traffic is slow at best at a Tel Aviv shofar store. But as the High Holidays draw near, it’s a madhouse.

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Behind the Uproar Over Israeli Reservists Who Refuse To Spy on Palestinians

A group of Israeli reservists set off a firestorm when they refused to spy on Palestinians. Yossi Mellman explains why the public reacted so strongly to the scandal in an elite unit.

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Polish Jews Split Over Exhuming Nazi Massacre Victims

In September 1941, a group of villagers wielding axes and other tools descended upon the homes of their Jewish neighbors and murdered every last one, according to testimonies gathered by Holocaust scholars.

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Historian Tara Zahra Wins MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

The MacArthur Foundation announced the list of 2014 MacArthur Fellows on Tuesday, and two Jews made the list.

Are Ultra-Orthodox Turning Away From Vaccination?

An ultra-Orthodox rabbi was roundly criticized for questioning the value of vaccinations for children. But some say more and more in the community are shunning the practice.

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