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In Amsterdam, borne back ceaselessly into a Jewish past

“House on Endless Waters” is an intensely clever literary construction that never compromises readability.

February 9: New Jersey: Peter Beinart in conversation with Jodi Rudoren

Please join Jodi Rudoren as she discusses with liberal columnist Peter Beinart whether peace is possible in Israel.

Jeff Goldblum, Marc Maron and Terry Gross find their roots

“It’s just a random piece of luck that I’m here at all, I guess,” said Jeff Goldblum.

Did Walter Benjamin understand his prize possession — Paul Klee’s Angelus Novus?

Created 100 years ago, Paul Klee’s “Angelus Novus” was Walter Benjamin’s prize possession. But where he saw an “Angel of History,” others saw Hitler.

Yes, exclusion of women in Jewish Studies is still a problem

“Discrimination rarely targets just one group or category.”

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