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Thanksgiving knishes

Leftover turkey? No worries!

It’s Friday morning and you’ve got a fridge full of leftover turkey, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, stuffing and cranberry sauce. Now what? Sharon Sarna of The...

In 100 years, everything — and nothing — changed

I am one who still tingles at anniversaries — overcome by gratitude or chastened in horror, depending on the anniversary, and, in both cases, feeling that by knowing...

‘P is for Palestine’ and ‘I’ is for . . . 

This week in my neighborhood on the Upper West Side there was a bit of a brouhaha. A new “children’s” book has been published by someone named Golbarg Bashi,...

The court Jew

My first exposure to Jud Süß was through the eponymous Nazi propaganda film, which I watched as part of an undergraduate course entitled “Dreams and Nightmares: The...

Is the NFL slipping, or is it just the Broncos?

For those who think that their empire is invincible — think Google, think the United States of America, think Harvard and Yale — now is the time to take a cautionary...

Are Americans charitable?

Philanthropy lobbyists argue: Doubling the standard deduction would cut charitable donations. Is it true? We think that Americans are charitable, very charitable, in...

End of an era

Most often, the phrase “end of an era” implies the end of something good, something special. In the case of the resignation of Robert Mugabe, there is shock and...

Colorful and seasonal Thanksgiving sides

Last year, in our annual Thanksgiving blog post, we told you of our plans to try some new Thanksgiving recipes. We promised we would report back on their success in time...

Underground and overground: medicine in Haifa

Underground medicine. It’s not what you might think it is. Not experimental drugs with outsized promise and undersized evidence. Not far-out therapies for people sick...

The origin of strife

Historically, it is in this week’s Torah portion of Toldot that is the Genesis of so much of the conflict in the world. After 20 years of childlessness, Rebecca has...