Israeli Theater Is Having Its 'Klinghoffer' Moment

Remember all the hullabaloo over ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’? Now, the Israeli-Arab play ‘A Parallel Time’ is generating a similar controversy. Can the Haifa production learn anything from the American one?

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What Flag Should Yiddish Fly?

How do you represent Yiddish in a flag? Popular language learning site Duolingo has come up with an answer, but Sebastian Shulman says it’s an offense to the language.

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Why Rachel Dolezal Story Hits Raw Nerve for Jews

The Rachel Dolezal story has touched a historic nerve for Jews, Allison Kaplan Sommer writes. We’ve sometimes passed as black — and there have been fake ‘wannabe Jews,’ too.

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How Birthright Is Failing the Pro-Israel Cause

Madison Margolin got a lot out of Birthright — but not a single tip on how to answer the schoolmates who grilled her on her choice ‘to support racist nationalism.’

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Prison's Great Kosher Debate Hits ‘Orange Is the New Black’

The new season of ‘Orange Is the New Black’ features prisoners who fake Jewishness, a Rent-a-Rabbi called in to unmask the posers — and a problematic assumption, Sigal Samuel writes.

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