1. The Potato King of Maine

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    Josh Nathan-Kazis journeyed to a tiny Maine town in search of his roots. He found the tale of Jake Etscovitz, who built a Jewish life in the wilderness — and spent his life dressed for Fifth Ave. Read…

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    • Blood Is Fiction

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      In 1492, Spain expelled the Jews. In 2012, the government invited them back. Josh Nathan-Kazis went to Madrid in search of a passport — and his Sephardic identity. His writing is personal, investigative,…

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      • Unprotected

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        This gated community battered by Sandy chooses to keep its private beaches over increased storm protection. Read the full story by investigative reporter Josh Nathan-Kazis: http://forward.com/articles/186361/coney-islands-sea-gate-still-defenseless-after-san/

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        • It's Complicated

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          The new study of American Jews by the Pew Research Center shows how complicated Jewish identity is right now. To try to work some of this out, we went to the streets of New York to ask Jews what they…

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          • Hurricane Sandy Hits Sea Gate, Coney Island

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            Hurricane-force winds and historic flooding from superstorm Sandy have devastated the Brooklyn neighborhood of Sea Gate, a gated community on the western tip of Coney Island that is home to several…

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            • Occupy Sukkot Across the Country

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              Jewish activists across the United States constructed sukkahs as part of ever-growing Occupy Wall Street movement and to mark the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.

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              • How Strong is BDS on Campus?

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                An extensive national survey by the Forward indicates that, despite a sharp increase in the past year, significant boycott divestment and sanctions activity on North American campuses is limited to…

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