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Deadly crime puts light on Mainz

By Orit Arfa , Germany — In recent months, the Rhine city of Mainz captured worldwide headlines for the murder and rape of ...

The 'Kapparot' Jewish Atonement  Ceremony Is Performed On The Eve Of Yom Kippur

Eight lesser-known facts about Judaism's holiest day

By Stacey Ilyse, Kveller Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, starts at sundown on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Traditionally  the most somber days on ...


Trump shuts PLO out of Washington

 — The Trump Administration ordered the close of the PLO office in Washington DC this week. “We have permitted the PLO office to ...



Yoram Sztykgold examines the unpublished registry from 1939.

Warsaw phonebook from ’39 aids in restitution

WARSAW — In the small park behind the only synagogue in this city to have survived WW...

Todays Life

Michael Staenberg

JCC Denver now ‘The Staenberg Campus’

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION D PAGE 5 The corner of Leetsdale and Dahlia is...


Temple Anshe Hesed in Erie, Pa. (Alanna Cooper)

Synagogue downsizing: What to do with all that stuff

By Alanna E. Cooper ERIE, Pa. — There was some debate about putting the old synagogue...


Domestic suspense

There’s a new genre of thriller that has emerged in the past seven or so years, and...


Countdown to Shabbos by Rabbi Hillel Goldberg

Book review: ‘Countdown to Shabbos’

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION D PAGE 11 I clearly remember a song from religious...


The museum features models of baseball parks across the nation.

A peek into Bruce Hellerstein’s ballpark museum

Tucked away in a small building on the corner of Blake and 20th is a hidden gem that can...