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Joe Feingold and Brianna Perez in the Oscar-nominated short documentary 'Joe's Violin.'

Oscar speech? Holocaust survivor and his violin

NEW YORK — Filmmaker Kahane Cooperman hasn’t written an Oscars acceptance speech yet, but she likely will before the Academy Awards ceremony on Feb. 28. Not to jinx...

Excavators explore the interior of the newly discovered cave in Qumran. (Ashernet)

Another Qumran cave discovered

QUMRAN, West Bank — Archaeologists have discovered another cave in Qumran. The discovery was made by Dr. Oren Gutfeld and Ahiad Ovadia from the Hebrew University of...

Patriot Martellus Bennett, shown here in a game against the San Francisco 49ers, is one of the players slated to visit Israel. (Ezra Shaw/Getty)

NFL players will play exhibition game in Israel

JERUSALEM — A group of National Football Leaguers will visit Israel and play an exhibition game against a squad from the Israel Football Assn. Israel’s tourism and...

Many of Joe Buchanan's songs are inspired by his conversion to Judaism. (Zach Dalin/Jewish Rock Radio)

Jewish Americana

NEW YORK — Saul Kaye never wanted to be a “Jewish blues” player. In 2009, he was touring as a rock musician, playing hundreds of shows a year with various bands at...

Jewish children’s books medalists announced

Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award have been announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries. Named in memory of Sydney Taylor, author of the classic...

Estee Ackerman holding certificates representing the five medals she won in this month's US Open in table tennis.

National Pingpong champ is Orthodox teen

NEW YORK — She’s beaten a table tennis Hall of Famer. She’s beaten Jewish philanthropists in suits and high heels. She’s beaten tennis champion Rafael Nadal. And...

Moshe Dayan greeted the Maccabi players before the game.

Israeli basketball: ‘On the Map’

By Jeffrey Barken The stakes could not have been higher when Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team faced its heavily favored rival, the Russian CSKA Moscow squad,...

Solomon Schechter studying fragments from the Geniza. (University of Cambridge, permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library)

Cairo Geniza at Cambridge University

An exhibition at Cambridge University featuring a fraction of ancient Jewish manuscripts that are part of the unique collection known as the Cairo Geniza will open in...

Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2016

CHANUKAH EDITION 5777 Creativity, color, content! This year’s crop of entries was particularly interesting, with young artists using crayons, markers, water colors,...

Saul Rosenthal, seated left; Claude Brachfeld, seated right, with Harry Tuft standing

Denver Folklore Center — into its next life

CHANUKAH EDITION 5777 SECTION D PAGE 6 On a quiet, old-timey street in South Denver, there stands an oasis of sorts — a refuge not from desert heat but from the noisy,...