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Gabe Friedman, JTA

Stoudemire: ‘Less lashon hara’

NEW YORK — Asked by one of New York’s wealthiest men, in a forum convened by one of the world’s largest local philanthropies, how he would improve relations...

2020 review: Losses

NEW YORK — There’s no way to tally all who were lost to the worldwide Jewish community in 2020, a year when we mourned even our ability to carry out time-tested...

Vaccine brains

NEW YORK — When Mikael Dolsten, the head scientist at Pfizer, heard the news last week that the COVID-19 vaccine that he has been helping to develop for the better...

Gadot’s Cleopatra isn’t the first to stir controversy

NEW YORK — After Israeli actress Gal Gadot announced last weekend that she would play the legendary Egyptian queen in a blockbuster movie, it didn’t take long for...

Roma angle on Holocaust story

LOS ANGELES — When Israeli director Yuval Adler saw the script for “The Secrets We Keep,” a thriller about a woman who kidnaps a man she believes was her Nazi...

Ghanain actor potrays Jewish astronaut

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5781 SECTION D PAGE 10 NEW YORK — Ato Essandoh isn’t Jewish, or British, or an astronaut — but he plays an African-British-Jewish astronaut...

Nine iconic designs by Milton Glaser

NEW YORK — Milton Glaser, the godfather of modern graphic design who passed away on his 91st birthday on June 26, didn’t talk about his Jewish identity very often....

Engel stung by Sanders’ nod to foe

NEW YORK — Bernie Sanders just made Eliot Engel’s bad week worse. Engel, the 16-term Democratic congressman from New York and chairman of the House’s Foreign...

Revisiting ‘Prince of Egypt’ during quarantine

NEW YORK — Social distancing and staying inside is hard. Thankfully, accessing good things to watch during this time is not. My reconnection with “The Prince of...

Finally, a government in Israel

JERUSALEM — One of the crazier weeks in Israeli politics in recent memory ended on a fittingly dramatic note: Benny Gantz, the former army chief who came close to...