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A French Jew Gazes Longingly Back at Vichy

A new French best-seller puts the puppet Vichy regime on a shameful pedestal. Robert Zaretsky unpacks the historic distortion, written by a Jewish author. Click here for the rest of the article…

The Hebrew School on Wheels

Debbi Ballard wanted to get more kids excited about Jewish education. So the Florida bought a 38-foot recreational vehicle and turned it into a Hebrew school on wheels. Click here for the…

The Minivan Rabbi of Mississippi

Most rabbis wait for Jews to come to them. Rabbi Jeremy Simons goes to them, roving across Dixie to 110 congregations in his battered Dodge minivan. Click here for the rest of…