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Night Notes

Insomnia is the last groover on the dance floor, still going at it when everyone else has collapsed in a heap, singing along to all the tunes, whooping it up, letting it rip. But…
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All About Alice

On the deck of the SS Filippo Grimani bringing Alice Shalvi to Israel in October 1949, a group of Jewish refugees from Greece and the Balkans were singing Hebrew songs and dancing…
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Self-Hating Jew?

For myself, I’ve always hated the term “self-hating Jew.” A device to shut down dissent, dished out when the dissident has crossed some line marked out by other Jews, it’s also a…
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