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Gabe Friedman, JTA
Gabe Friedman, JTA

Zubin Mehta conducting the Israel Philharmonic Orchesta at the Moscow Concervatory, Jan. 21, 2002. (Alexander Nemenova/AFP/Getty)

Zubin Mehta to retire in 2018

NEW YORK — When Zubin Mehta kicks off a tour of North American cities at New York’s Carnegie Hall this week, it won’t be his last performances with the Israel...

Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigin speaking at the opening of the team’s new training center. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty)

New Yorker revives Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — When Peter Feigin took over as president of the Milwaukee Bucks in 2014, he pledged that the long-beleaguered NBA team would become one of the most...

Clockwise, from upper left: Kubana, Hot Chocolate, Zimsterne, Red Snapper

How eight countries break the fast

NEW YORK — After American Jews file out of Yom Kippur services, many return home to a similar meal each year to break the fast: typically bagels, lox and assorted...

Ralph Friedman stars in the Discovery Channel's Street Justice: The Bronx.

Ralph Friedman was the NYPD’s toughest cop

NEW YORK — There are almost as many reality cop shows on TV as there are Real Housewives. “Cops” is the granddaddy of them all, in its 30th season, plus there’s...

New York Giants offensive lineman Adam Bisnowaty at mini camp on May 25, 2017 in East Rutherford, NJ. (Evan Pinkus/AP)

Jewish Giant

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION D PAGE 6 NEW YORK — As a rookie in the National Football League, New York Giants offensive lineman Adam Bisnowaty was splitting most...

Margaret und H. A. Rey, pictured in their home city, Hamburg. (du Vinage/ullstein bild/Getty)

An adventure worthy of Curious George

Curious George is beloved by millions of readers around the world. His adventures with the Man With the Yellow Hat impart important life lessons amidst silliness and...

The Anati brothers, from left, Emmanuel, Andrea and Bubi. (Tamar Tal Anati)

Returning to the Italian cave

ROME — Renting a house in the Italian countryside and eating loads of pasta is about as blissful a vacation as they come. For the three Anati brothers, however, such a...

Diego Schwartzman practicing in Buenos Aires, Feb. 1. (Gabriel Rossi/Getty)

World’s best Jewish tennis player

LONDON — At Wimbledon, currently underway through July 16, no other Jewish tennis player will be seeded higher than Diego Schwartzman. The scrappy 24-year-old from...

Robert De Niro on the set of "Wizard Of Lies" on October 12, 2015 in New York City. (Bobby Bank/GC Images)

Bobby as Bernie: De Niro’s Jewish roles

Yeah, I’m talking to you, De Niro. What’s with your short list of Jewish roles? Of course, Robert De Niro is not Jewish. The two-time Academy Award-winner is best...

Marlee Matlin (Jack Jason)

Marlee Matin in conversation

NEW YORK — Thirty years ago, Marlee Matlin became the only deaf actor to win an Academy Award. In 1986, at age 21, she starred in the drama, “Children of a Lesser...