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Chosen Images: October 4, 2011

Lea Michele, Richard Kind, Dan Abrams, Doug Liman, Dudi Sela, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Logan LermanRead More


Chosen Images: October 3, 2011

Highlights from the 2011 New Yorker Festival and more.Read More


Chosen Images: September 28, 2011

Evan Rachel Wood, Maury Povitch, Connie Chung, Ryan Lavarnway, Samantha Ronson, Roman PolanskiRead More


Chosen Images: September 27, 2011

Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Radcliffe, Adva Zinober, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Ellen Barkin, Patti StangerRead More


Chosen Images: September 26, 2011

Scarlett Johansson, Seth Rogen, Donna Karan, David Arquette, Ian KinslerRead More


Chosen Images: September 23, 2011

Mark Zuckerberg, Andy Samberg, Dani Stahl, Marc Mezvinsky, Damon Lindelof, Sarah Jessica ParkerRead More


Chosen Images: September 22, 2011

Rumor has it that David Beckham wants to by his wife, Victoria, something sparkly—like $4.5 million of jewelry from Elizabeth Taylor’s estate—to celebrate the birth of their daughter, Harper Steven. No doubt Liz would approve.Read More


Chosen Images: September 21, 2011

Eli Roth, Matt Stone, Ryan Braun, Lea Michele, David A. Goodman, Igor Olshansky, Stacy LondonRead More


Chosen Images: September 20, 2011

David Arquette waltzes his way into round two of season 13 of ‘Dancing With the Stars.’Read More





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  • "I am wrapping up the summer with a beach vacation with my non-Jewish in-laws. They’re good people and real leftists who try to live the values they preach. This was a quality I admired, until the latest war in Gaza. Now they are adamant that American Jews need to take more responsibility for the deaths in Gaza. They are educated people who understand the political complexity, but I don’t think they get the emotional complexity of being an American Jew who is capable of criticizing Israel but still feels a deep connection to it. How can I get this across to them?"
  • “'I made a new friend,' my son told his grandfather later that day. 'I don’t know her name, but she was very nice. We met on the bus.' Welcome to Israel."
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  • Leonard Fein's most enduring legacy may be his rejection of dualism: the idea that Jews must choose between assertiveness and compassion, between tribalism and universalism. Steven M. Cohen remembers a great Jewish progressive:
  • BREAKING: Missing lone soldier David Menachem Gordon has been found dead in central Israel. The Ohio native was 21 years old.
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  • "A few decades ago, it would have been easy to add Jews to that list of disempowered victims. I could throw in Leo Frank, the victim of mob justice; or otherwise privileged Jewish men denied entrance to elite universities. These days, however, we have to search a lot harder." Are you worried about what's going in on #Ferguson?
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  • "Jewish Israelis and West Bank Palestinians are witnessing — and living — two very different wars." Naomi Zeveloff's first on-the-ground dispatch from Israel:
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