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Judaism-Orthodox

She's Got A Ticket To Ride

Are women in Chassidic communities nothing more than oppressed victims? Is the Haredi threat to civil liberties in Israel, which is represented by segregated busses, real?

Israel Road

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A road in Israel.
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A road in Israel.
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Kosher, Gourmet, and Underground

Itta Werdiger Roth, a professional chef, founded The Hester, an underground, word-of-mouth music café/speakeasy/supper club in Brooklyn that fuses local food, music, and Jewish conversat

Itta Roth

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Itta Roth, Hester host and chef extraordinaire.

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Itta Roth, Hester host and chef extraordinaire.

Hester Food

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Chabrin Pur Chevre (aged pure goat cheese). Raw honey, salad of radish, tatsoi and arugula. Aritsan Bread. Just one of the many Kosher, gourmet offerings served at The Hester.

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Chabrin Pur Chevre (aged pure goat cheese). Raw honey, salad of radish, tatsoi and arugula. Aritsan Bread. Just one of the many Kosher, gourmet offerings served at The Hester.

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Hester Gathering

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Guests enjoying themselves at the underground Hester.
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Guests enjoying themselves at the underground Hester.

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Cindy Gats

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Military Officer Cindy Gats.

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Military Officer Cindy Gats.

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"Life on the Fringes" by Haviva Ner-David

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Life on the Fringes by Haviva Ner-David, published July 1, 2000.
Life on the Fringes by Haviva Ner-David, published July 1, 2000.

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"Dear Blu Greenberg": JWA blogger Talia Weisberg's award-winning letter

We are proud to announce that JWA blogger Talia Weisberg, a junior at the Manhattan High School for Girls, New York, won runner-up in the 2012 Letters About Literature contest in New York state. The program has student readers write to an author, living or dead, describing how that author’s work somehow changed the reader’s view of the world or himself/herself. The competition had 14,000 entries this year. State winners comepte at the national level, sponsored by the Library of Congress’ National Center for the Book.

"Modern and Modest:" Interview with Nina of alltumbledown

When not memorizing Latin declensions, Nina, a graduate student of history, authors alltumbledown: a modest attempt at style, a blog about the intersection of modesty and daily fashion. In addition to brightly colored pencil skirts and everything sequined, she is a fan of Mad Men, the quickly-disappearing Jewish Lower East Side, and the printing press. She currently calls both Philadelphia and New York home.

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