I'm an Orthodox Mom and I Want City To Probe Brooklyn Yeshivas

Bethany Mandel is cheering New York City’s decision to investigate 39 religious schools. The young Orthodox mom explains why we should all support the move — especially after Faigy Mayer’s tragic death.

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What Gay Pride Parade Stabber Has in Common With His Victims

If only the stabber at Jerusalem’s gay pride parade had paused to speak to the marchers, he would have realized how much he had in common with them, Ysoscher Katz writes.

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Why Jewish Terror Is Different This Time

Jewish extremists carried out attacks on Palestinians and gay pride marchers hours apart. J.J. Goldberg explains how the killing of a Palestinian toddler may mark a dramatic shift for the anti-Arab movement — and one that Israel may not be able to easily control.

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Reclaiming My Star of David as an African-American Jew

If you’re an African-American Jew who wants a wearable symbol that screams ‘Jewish,’ you might run into problems with the Star of David, which was used as a gang symbol. Here’s why MaNishtana decided to reclaim it.

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I'm Here To Perform Yiddish Music — Not Cater to Your Idea of Blackness

Anthony Russell loves performing classical Yiddish music. Performing his Jewish audiences’ conventional idea of blackness? Not so much.

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