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Gabe Friedman, JTA
Gabe Friedman, JTA

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...

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...

Eric Greitens

Navy SEAL wins in Missouri

ST. LOUIS — Eric Greitens, a former Navy SEAL whose seven military awards include the Bronze Star, has become the first Jewish governor of Missouri. Greitens, 42, a...

Clockwise from upper left: Imre Kertesz, Gene Wilder, Doris Roberts, Anton Yelchin

5776 marked by high-profile deaths

NEW YORK — It’s a fact of life: Scores of notable people pass away each year. But for some reason — whether it’s the continued aging of the baby boomer...