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Why some Jews are paying $500 for an Italian etrog

Why some Jews are paying $500 for an Italian etrog

A frost in the Calabria region, which some believe produces the best world's best etrogs, wiped out 90 percent of this year's yield, hiking prices and creating supply challenges.

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First Person

The eclipse was exhilarating. Life-changing? Not so much.

‘Adopt-a-Nazi’ campaign raises funds to counter a white nationalist rally in San Francisco

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United States

Billy Joel

Billy Joel wears yellow Star of David during concert encore

Joel and singer Patty Smyth also sang her hit song "Goodbye to You" as photos of fired White House staffers flashed on a screen.

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Life & Culture

Cue the camels! Israelis are throwing themselves one-of-a-kind outdoor weddings

An industry has emerged around the bespoke outdoor events, offering an alternative to the traditional wedding hall blowout. 

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World

Polish Jewish feud intensifies as one leader calls others ‘court Jews’

The putdown is the latest twist in a communal row over the veracity of claims that the right-wing government is tolerating rising anti-Semitic rhetoric.

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The Talmud Says Eclipses Are a Bad Omen. Sorry.

What it means to be Jewish in Trump country

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Israel & Middle East

Arthur J. Finkelstein

Arthur Finkelstein, political strategist who made ‘liberal’ a dirty word, dies

Finkelstein helped elected Ricahrd Nixon, Ronald Reagan and Benjamin Netanyahu, Republican senators including Orrin Hatch and Ariel Sharon as Israeli prime minister.

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