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How the cast of a new ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ production learned Yiddish in only a month

How the cast of a new ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ production learned Yiddish in only a month

Only three of the 26 actors spoke the language fluently at the start. Oy vey!

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Pregnant Israelis get to skip to the front of the line

For Teen Vogue, bashing Israel has become the fashion

Analysis

Analysis

How Russian nationalism explains Putin’s outreach to Jews and Israel

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United States

Hundreds in Georgia mourn Jewish soldier killed in Afghanistan

Army Ranger Christopher Celiz was wounded by enemy small-arms fire while helping to support a medical evacuation landing zone.

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Life & Culture

Alex Bregman

Alex Bregman wins baseball All-Star game MVP with tie-breaking home run

The Houston Astros' third baseman became the first Jewish player to win the award since it was instituted in 1962.

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Makor: Where Gen-X Jews Can Have a Brew, Meet a Mate, Study Kabbalah

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Israel & Middle East

Israel passes controversial law that cements it as country for Jews

Jews in the Diaspora call the law a capitulation to haredi Orthodox parties, and a refutation of Israel's democratic character.

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The Hottest Jewish Celebrity Dads of 2018

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18 things to know about Tiffany Haddish

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World

Jeff Goldblum statue

There’s an enormous Jeff Goldblum statue in London

It's a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the film "Jurassic Park."

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