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Josefin Dolsten, JTA
Josefin Dolsten, JTA

1963 Topps Sandy Koufax

Philip Roth’s possessions to be auctioned

NEW YORK — There are fans of Philip Roth who enjoy his books. Then there are the fans who want to own his typewriters. The latter have their shot: Some of the late...

Postcards show Jewish-owned department stores throughout the South.

Museum of Southern Jewish experience plans new home

NEW ORLEANS — A prosthetic leg that belonged to a Russian Jewish immigrant to Lake Providence, La. An eight-foot neon sign from a hotel that advertised itself as the...

Marc Kaufman

New York’s chasidic community among groups grappling with possible fur ban

NEW YORK — It’s summer and Marc Kaufman has thousands of coats in the basement of his store in Midtown Manhattan. For a fee, the fifth-generation fur dealer cleans...

Chernobyl exclusion zone Pripyat

In Israel, ‘Chernobyl’ victims still suffering

NEW YORK — The HBO historical drama “Chernobyl,” which dramatizes the events surrounding the 1986 nuclear explosion in the Ukrainian city, then part of the Soviet...

Two Artillery Corps fighters and instructors in Shivta, Israel (Debbie Zimelman)

New photography book depicts women in IDF combat units

JERUSALEM — Women served as combat soldiers during Israel’s War of Independence, when the fledgling country needed all the fighters it could get. But following the...

Results of an April 3, 2019 survey of 18 to 34-year-old Israelis. Laura E. Adkins/JTA

Why did Israel choose Bibi again?

PASSOVER 5779 SECTION A PAGE 13 JERUSALEM — Benjamin Netanyahu won the election. Benny Gantz, his rival, came close but lost. That much we know. But why did Israelis...

Ariella Barker

Jews with disabilities share their thoughts on inclusion

NEW YORK — Discussions about accessibility and inclusion for those with disabilities have become more mainstream in the Jewish world. But there are plenty of issues...

Rabbi Yehiel Kalish and Dafna Michaelson Jenet pictured in the Colorado State Capitol in 2017.

Siblings lay down the law

NEW YORK — Colorado Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet and newly appointed Illinois legislator Rabbi Yehiel Kalish are the first Jewish siblings to serve concurrently in...

Mikhl Baran with some Kinder Ring campers.

A look back at feel-good from 2018

NEW YORK — This year hasn’t been an easy one. From shootings that claimed many innocent lives, including at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, to political turmoil in the US...

Women's March on Washington, Jan. 21, 2017. (Mario Tama/Getty)

Women’s March fractured by internal conflicts, anti-Semitism allegations

NEW YORK — When the Women’s March galvanized millions of women in 2017 as a response to the inauguration of Donald Trump as president, Jewish participants were loud...