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New Jersey has the best bagels. Just ask the women behind @NJGov.

National Bagel Day is coming, and you should probably plan to celebrate in New Jersey.


In one of Norway’s first Holocaust films, a fairy tale free of consequence

What could have been an opportunity for an underexamined period in Norway’s past is squandered by empty whimsy.

As Trump faces 2nd impeachment, a history of incitement

Incitement — of insubordination, to riot and other varieties — has a long legal history. And not always a just one.

Sea shanties have gone viral on TikTok — are niggunim next?

The old sailor work songs are repetitive and catchy. So are the Jewish devotional tunes.

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