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How New York’s 19th-century Jews turned Purim into an American party

Zev Eleff, Touro College Purim, which falls this year on Feb. 26, ranks among Judaism’s most joyous holidays.

The fashionable history of social distancing

Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, Case Western Reserve University As the world grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, “social distancing” has become a buzzword of these strange times. Instead of...

In dandelions and fireflies, artists try to make sense of climate...

Kate Flint, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Climate change is real, it’s accelerating and it’s terrifying. We are...

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3 moral reasons why parents need to get their children vaccinated...

Joel Michael Reynolds, University of Massachusetts Lowell The U.S. hit a terrible and entirely preventable milestone this week: Measles cases are at a 25-year high....