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Editorials from the Jewish Exponent, columns, blogs and a forum for kvetching n’ kvelling.

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Sephardic Spice Girls Helped Me Connect My Jewish Roots

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Jewish cooking in my family has always been an act of revival and reconnection.

Kvetch ‘N Kvell: Archbishop Message, Cash Bail a Folly

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I extend sincere and prayerful best wishes as you celebrate the great Festival of Lights.

The Orthodox Community Rose Up Against Accused Abuser Chaim Walder. That Needs to Become...

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Child sexual abuse allegations against Chaim Walder prompt an uncharacteristically swift and harsh community response.

Kvetch ‘N Kvell: Fate of JWV

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I am a Jewish veteran and longstanding proud member of a JWV post in the metro Philadelphia area.

The Pandemic Disrupted the Morning Minyan. When Will Non-Orthodox Jews Like Me Gather Again...

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I live in one of the most concentrated Jewish communities in the United States, the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
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How Moving to Denmark, a Country With Few Fellow Jews, Strengthened My Jewish Identity

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Growing up, one of my favorite books was “Number the Stars,” Lois Lowry’s middle-grade novel.

My German-Jewish Grandmother’s Childhood Autograph Book Survived the Holocaust. It Is One of the...

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In 1916, in the picturesque German village of Heinebach, a 14-year-old girl named Elisabeth Schmidtkunz penned a sweet message.

Why Judaism Prohibits Cash Bail

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What is “cash bail” exactly? 

Sigd Is Not Just a Holiday for Ethiopian Jews. It’s a Declaration That Israel...

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I have rarely missed the annual Sigd event in Jerusalem.