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The Jewish Undertones of Netflix’s Show, “Manifest”

Note: This article does include some minor spoilers about the show. It’s not super often that I come across a show and think, “Wow, this show has a lot of Judaism.” Granted, most of my watching comes in the form of Gilmore Girls for the 100th time and The Great British Bake Off. Manifest, on […]

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Rolling Stone’s Antisemitic Take On Miami Boys Choir

When it comes to going viral, anything is fair game. One day it’s about a kid eating corn, the next it’s an Orthodox Jewish music group. The Miami Boys Choir shocked the Internet when young boys in yarmulkes performing their song, “Yerushalayim Harim Saviv La,” became head-bopping content for both Jews and non-Jews alike on […]

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Finding True Love on Tu B’Av: One Couple’s Story

There is hardly anything more universal than the desire to love and be loved. It doesn’t matter what country you live in, what religion you are or what family you come from — love unites us all. One thing we’ll never tire of reading is a great love story. Everyone wants to know how the […]

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On High Alert: Life In Today’s Antisemitic World

I get a New York Times alert as I turn on my phone after Shabbat and my stomach drops, immediately thinking the worst. Normally, I’m escorted out of Shabbat with a new sense of calm. I just spent 25 hours away from my phone. Instead of being constantly plugged in, I re-ignited my connection with […]

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Chabad Rabbi Says Highland Park Shooter Entered His Synagogue on Passover

Rabbi Yosef Schanowitz runs a Chabad synagogue just two blocks from where the shooting happened on Monday, which targeted Highland Park, one of the most Jewish neighborhoods in Chicago, according to JTA and began in the middle of a klezmer band playing. A few weeks before the massacre, antisemitic flyers had been distributed throughout community, sources […]

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