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Josefin Dolsten, JTA
Josefin Dolsten, JTA

Sen. Bennet discusses Israel at J Street

WASHINGTON — Since announcing his presidential run in May, Michael Bennet has been polling between zero and 1%. He didn’t qualify for the latest Democratic debate...

Julie Robertson's mural of Hannah Senesh in downtown San Diego.

Japanese-American artist paints mural of Nazi fighter Hannah Senesh

OKLAHOMA CITY — Hannah Senesh may seem an unlikely motivation for Japanese-born artist Julie Robertson. But the 35-year-old Christian artist, who just spent four days...

Rabbi Sanford Akselrad (Josefin Dolsten)

Rabbi says image of ‘sin city’ is off

LAS VEGAS — Congregation Ner Tamid is located a half an hour drive away from the Las Vegas Strip, where each luxury hotel seems more extravagant than the next and even...

In ‘The Spy’, Sacha Baron Cohen stars as agent Eli Cohen

NEW YORK — For “Borat,” his 2006 film, Sacha Baron Cohen went undercover as a made-up Kazakh journalist who travels America and gets unwitting targets to share his...

Most Jews in Hong Kong are sitting out protests

HONG KONG — Since early June, protesters in Hong Kong have been gathering multiple times a week to fight Chinese attempts to encroach on their freedoms. The police...

Parents lobby Congress to stop suicide among military

PHOENIX — In 2007, Sgt. Daniel Somers returned home after two tours in Iraq, where he worked in intelligence and special operations. For years he struggled to get on...

Kais Nashif

In ‘Tel Aviv on Fire’ Salam inhabits two worlds

NEW YORK — In “Tel Aviv on Fire,” the main character travels every day between Ramallah and Jerusalem. In the Palestinian city, Salam works as a production...

Jules Bergman

Voice over the moon

NEW YORK — In the 1960s, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and John Glenn were household names, idolized as  G-d-like figures by a public enraptured by NASA’s...

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...