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Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA
Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA

The Yiddish anarchism exhibition at YIVO

YIVO holds exhibit on Yiddish anarchism

NEW YORK — To the degree that you know anything about Yiddish anarchism, it probably boils down to one name: Emma Goldman. Even then you are probably more familiar...

Palestinian protesters at the Israel-Gaza border, Sept. 14, 2018. (Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto/Getty)

Killing of Palestinian: a war crime?

NEW YORK — The New York Times devoted much of its front page and three inside pages Sunday, Dec. 30, to a reconstruction of the circumstances surrounding the June...

Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty)

Is Facebook monitoring harmful content?

NEW YORK — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg insists that the massive social network is a force for good, but the company keeps getting called out for being slow or...

Hosting a seder: if only it were this composed. (Rebecca Siegel/Flickr)

Hosting a seder: If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry

PASSOVER EDITION 5777SECTION B PAGE 6 NEW YORK — The 30-day period between Purim and Passover is often fraught, especially for Jews — especially if, against all...

Gene Wilder (right) puts his arm around the shoulder of Cleavon Little in a still from the film, 'Blazing Saddles.' (Warner Bros./Getty)

Blazing saddles, fading memories

NEW YORK — Last year I joined some 3,000 people at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark for a wide-screen showing of Mel Brooks’ 1974 Western parody,...