Jews have been systematically excluded everywhere we’ve lived and a bat mitzvah is a way of stating that we have arrived.
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Though she’s an author and professor, Sharon Pomerantz isn’t part of the liberal media elite. Her background taught her to oppose Trump anyway.
Pianist Jeremy Denk proved himself to be the most compelling musical explainer we’ve had since Leonard Bernstein.
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