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Yiddish, on the fringe

Yiddish tries to find its home in the Jewish homeland TEL AVIV — Sitting beside shelves of musty, tattered books, Denis Pechersky leaned forward in his chair, smiling warmly as he watched a jazz singer straight out of the 1920s croon her first mischievous notes of the evening. The look of sheer contentment never left […]

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Jewish Disconnect

Leading a Jewish student organization in the Jewish state can be a redundant endeavor. But Hillel at Tel Aviv University isn’t meant to be a “home away from home” for Jewish undergraduates. That’s the role of its 550 counterpart Jewish campus centers in North America, with the entire global network dedicated to providing religious and […]

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