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Jewdar

*Chai-klops:* By the time you read this someone out there will be the proud owner of a piece of Jewish history: the eye patch of sabra, superstud *Moshe Dayan*, who lost his eye—one of only two in the original...
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SoCalled Klezmer

_(excerpted from original article)_ It sometimes takes audiences a song or two to figure out whether all of this is just one big post-modern joke—SoCalled makes you want to hunt down a Cossack and throw a crea...
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Wrong Numbers

75 percent of the Jews in America who voted in the 2004 presidential election voted for John Kerry—so why is the Republican Jewish Coalition so happy? Sara Marcus on the battle for the heart and soul of a new generation of Jewish voters.
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Rain Dances

_(excerpted from original article)_ "I'm black and a Jew—I swear I could spend years in therapy," Rain Pryor says. "But what's the point? I'd rather write about my life and perform it." Pryor, the daughter ...
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The Moral Minority

Sick and tired of the religious right? Meet the men and women increasingly organizing around progressive causes as people of faith. Anya Kamenetz reports on the religious left.
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Out From Under

South Africa, 1936: A young German couple begins a strange new life in this excerpt from Shana Liebman's novel in progress, based on the experiences of her grandparents.