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The Meaning of Allahu Akbar Five years ago, I stood at the foot of a parched mountain with my father a few hours before …

Busting the Myth of Friday the 13th and the Knights Templar The origins of superstitions can be hard to pin down. There are often …

The Jewish Origins of Kentucky Bourbon There’s a fine art to creating a liquor brand. It involves convincing people to buy booze with stories …

The fascinating history of how Jefferson and other Founding Fathers defended Muslim rights Muslims are at the center of today’s roiling debate over religious …

Exodus: After 90 Years in Manhattan, Can Streit’s Matzo Reinvent Itself Upstate? Inside the Streit’s matzo factory, the air is thick with the smell …

Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe? The French philosopher Alain Finkielkraut, the son of Holocaust survivors, is an accomplished, even gifted, …

Unfollow: How a prized daughter of the Westboro Baptist Church came to question its beliefs On December 1, 2009, to commemorate World AIDS Day, Twitter …

Hell Is an Understatement Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), has never been known for the reliability of its public utilities. …

Anti-Semitism in France : How Fast Is the Tide Rising? That was what the chairman of one of France’s most celebrated luxury brands was …

Sandy Koufax’s decision not to pitch on Yom Kippur still resonates today Half a century ago, when Los Angeles Dodgers ace Sandy Koufax chose …