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Fritz Weaver appears in a public service announcement for the United Jewish Welfare Fund in 1979. (YouTube)

‘Holocaust’ star Weaver dies

By Rafael Medoff A recently deceased co-star of the most widely viewed Holocaust drama in American television history was raised Catholic, but said he was so deeply...

An archaeologist works on the 3,800-year-old figurine discovered in Nov., 2016. (Ashernet)

The original ‘thinker’

A unique 3,800-year-old Bronze Age figurine was unearthed by a team of archaeologists and Israeli high school students, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced....

Carl A. Singer (JWV)

Jewish veterans elect a national commander

By Robert Gluck, JNS Retired US Army Col. Carl A. Singer brings a can-do attitude to the top volunteer post at the Jewish War Veterans (JWV) nonprofit. Singer —...

An IDF choir member sings at the event.

Bar and Bat Mitzvahs for Israeli military orphans

By Sam Sokol, JNS JERUSALEM — Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan celebrated their Bar and Bat...

An apartment building on Fontane Street in Berlin’s Neukölln district.

Israelis seek the Berlin real estate market

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5777 SECTION B By Orit Arfa, JNS Sonnenallee, a street in Berlin’s Neukölln district, looks like it comes straight out of an Arab city — so...

Israel blamed for Palestinian water woes

Highly publicized severe water shortages in Palestinian villages in the northern West Bank have caused tens of thousands of local residents to suffer without an adequate...

Lamborn co-sponsors US funding for anti-terror tunnel technology

WASHINGTON — The US House Armed Services Committee has approved an amendment to add funding for technology to thwart terror tunnels to a defense bill for Israel. The...

Investors find ‘unpolished’ diamond in Akko

By Orit Arfa, JNA MUHAMMAD ABU Marwan takes me through the artsy living room of Arabesque: An Arts and Residency Center in the Old City of Akko, Israel, with the noble...

Opera celebrates Portuguese Holocaust rescuer

By Karen McDonough, JTA PASSOVER EDITION 5776 On the surface, it seems unlikely that an American composer —— let alone a Southern Baptist from Alabama —— would...

Post-Soviet Jews meet in LA for a different Limmud

By Eitan Arom, JNS FOR ONE weekend at the Westin Pasadena hotel in the Los Angeles area, hallway conversations were conducted mostly in Russian and Hebrew, with English...