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Politics

I Love A Parade

13:41 25 March in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer Living in a large, multi-cultural city like New York, you get used to the ethnic parades that come through town.  In early fall, there’s the German-American parade with grown men wearing too-tight leder-hosen and sidewalk venders selling copious amounts of bratwurst and pretzels. ...

Monday politics roundup

15:43 22 March in Latest, Politics
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By Sarah Breger Tensions Boil over at the AIPAC conference "New construction in East Jerusalem or the West Bank undermines mutual trust and endangers the proximity talks that are the first step toward the full negotiations that both sides want and need," said Hillary Clinton at the...

The Jews of Modern Poland

16:30 15 March in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer The New York Times recently published a piece recently about a former Polish neo-Nazi who discovered his Jewish roots as an adult and is now ultra-Orthodox.  As he acknowledges in the article, “he was drawn to extremes.” Pawel’s (now Pinchas’) story is certainly engrossing. ...

Oscar and the Jews

13:44 11 March in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer This year’s Oscars brought us some surprises (Sandra Bullock), some truly painful dance sequences (I’m looking at you Adam Shankman), and some deserving winners (The Hurt Locker). It also proved, once again, that Hollywood wouldn’t be funny without the Jews.   From a running gag...

Your Wednesday Culture Fix

18:06 10 March in Latest, Politics
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By Sarah Breger MILLIONS OF CATHOLICS ARE OF JEWISH ANCESTRY Steve Jones of the UK Telegraph examines the complex issues of religious identity and DNA, finding that "Y chromosomes reveal much leakage across the religious divide. A fifth of all the male lineages of modern Spain are...