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Israeli Teens Gripped by Virulent Racism

“For me, personally, Arabs are something I can’t look at and can’t stand,” a 10th-grade girl from a high school in the central part of the country says in abominable Hebrew. Click…

The Beatles Take New York

Thousands of girls besieged John F. Kennedy International Airport after discovering that the Beatles would be landing there. The group is in New York to play two concerts at the Forest Hills…

A New Literary Take On Soviet-Jewish Immigration

Think the Soviet-Jewish immigration experience has been chronicled to death? Think again: Yelena Akhtiorskaya’s new novel, ‘Panic in a Suitcase,’ feels unexpectedly fresh. Click here for the rest of the article…