The Tough Jews Of Chanukah

Lessons in Self-Defense

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The oft-repeated media images of Jews being nerdy. Or accountants with pencils and calculators in their pockets. Or people who can be pushed around. Or people who aren’t tough enough to fight back. These repeated stereotypes affect how non-Jews perceive Jews and, frankly, how many of us Jews see ourselves.

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