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From the Archive: Bibi's first big win

Israel’s 1996 elections — when Benjamin Netanyahu first won the premiership — had a lot in common with his fourth such triumph last week.

From the Archive: When Oregon's governor moonlit as synagogue president

While Portland’s allure for hipster Jews is a relatively new phenomenon, the Pacific Northwest city and its surrounding state have been hospitable to Jews for decades.

From the Archive: Leonard Nimoy's 'Mapplethorpe' moment

In 2002, the actor best known for his role on “Star Trek,” generated a small storm with his black-and-white photographs of women clad in nothing but prayer shawls and tefillin.

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