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    Overlooked female resistance fighters

    By Sharon Leib NEW YORK — They hid revolvers in teddy bears and dynamite in their underwear. They learned how to make lethal Molotov cocktails and fling them at German...

    When a beautiful shul declines

    By Alanna E. Cooper CHICAGO — Just three stories high and hemmed into a small 5,000-square-foot lot, the building at 16 S. Clark St. is a small jewel situated amid...

    Teshuvah for Meyers Leonard

    By Caleb A. Guedes-Reed MIAMI — A recent Shabbat dinner at Rabbi Pinny Andrusier’s home in Hallandale, Fla. was memorable for many reasons. One was that the featured...

    Prince Philip opposed Nazis, stood up for Israel

    By Ron Kampeas and Cnaan Liphshiz LONDON — Prince Philip, perhaps the closest member of the British royal family to Jews and Jewish causes, has died at 99. Buckingham...

    Jewish unionist takes on Amazon

    By Andrew Lapin NEW YORK — A historic union battle in Bessemer, Ala. could result in the country’s first organized Amazon warehouse — and it’s thrust a longtime...

    Baseball is back! The Jewish side

    By Rob Charry NEW YORK — Alex Bregman is hoping to return to his near MVP form, Max Fried will be doing something no Jewish lefthanded pitcher has done in nearly five...

    The Confederate governor who loved Jews

    By Andrea Cooper ASHEVILLE, NC — A granite obelisk at Pack Square in this city’s downtown has commanded attention for more than a century. It’s a landmark set in a...

    Pandemic pivot: British salmon

    PASSOVER EDITION 5781 SECTION C PAGE 3 By Amanda Gordon LONDON — Every Sunday growing up in northwest London, Simon Joseph would arrive home after playing football...

    North African Jewish music reborn

    By Asaf Shalevz MONTREAL — The package from Estonia arrived the other day. More precious items, from Malta and Tel Aviv, are still in transit. As he waits for them in...

    Mexican Passover food mashup

    By Sybil Sancez PACHUCA, Mexico — Like other Jews around the world, Alegra Smeke turns to traditional foods during Passover. For her that means Syrian dishes with a...