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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season 2: One of the most powerful scenes involves a rabbi

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season 2: One of the most powerful scenes involves a rabbi

The season has been almost entirely brutal, but one scene involving a rabbi was a reminder of the resilience of the human spirit.

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Philip Roth won’t be having a Jewish funeral

Michael Chabon attacks Jewish inmarriage and Israel’s occupation in speech to new rabbis

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United States

NY hospital says Hasidic group sought inappropriate role in health care decisions

Satmar Bikur Cholim is making a “misguided and irrational attempt to grossly inflate its role," an administrator says.

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Life & Culture

Gal Gadot is producing and possibly starring in a Fidel Castro movie

The "Wonder Woman" star and her husband will detail the story of a TV journalist's connection with the Cuban leader in the early '60s.

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Israel & Middle East

Roman Abramovich

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich reportedly immigrating to Israel

Britain has refused to extend the billionaire soccer club owner's visa with more stringent regulations now in place.

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Who killed a Polish Holocaust hero? His family may be close to finding out.

A forgotten testimony has placed Lea Hirsch on a countryside quest to identify her mother's rescuers — and her uncle's murderer.

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