Cheating Hasids Out of a Future

A lawsuit in Canada offers a blueprint to reforming the substandard education provided in Hasidic communities. It holds the government accountable for allowing the outrage.

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How Ancient Circumcision Rite Sparked Modern Schism

Like circumcision itself, metzitzah b’peh goes back to Biblical times. But 19th century doctors — and rabbis — thought they reformed the rite for good.

How My High School Predicts Israel's Elections

Before every election, Israel’s greatest politicians flock to Blich, a seemingly ordinary high school in a nondescript suburb. Lior Zaltzman, who attended the school, explains why.

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Can Yoga Fix the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

Long popular among Israelis, yoga is gaining ground among Palestinians seeking inner peace in a land marred by war. But can it actually ‘empower’ them?

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Is It Even Possible to Vote Against Israeli Occupation?

Ballots for the upcoming Israeli election are printed in a West Bank settlement — so do leftists who want to fight the occupation need to stay home on voting day?

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