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    In Ukraine, saving the saviors

    By Stewart Ain KIEV — After Russia invaded Ukraine early in the morning of Feb. 24, millions of Ukrainians suddenly had their lives upended. The Jewish Foundation for...

    Buffalo killer: ‘Jews can be dealt with in time’

    The man charged with killing 10 people at a Buffalo, NY supermarket on May 14 allegedly was motivated by an online manifesto attributed to himself, Payton Gendron, 18.

    Top dog of kosher pop art

    By Lisa Keys, New York Jewish Week Award-winning Jewish artist Steve Marcus, 50, has made a career creating artwork for publications like Rolling Stone, The New York...

    Will the Kligman brothers be the first Orthodox Jews in the MLB?

    Some Jewish baseball fans know the name Elie Kligman, even though he’s just a freshman in college. That’s because last year he became one of the first two Orthodox...

    Did Putin apologize for Lavrov?

    Minister Naftali Bennett for comments Putin’s foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, made comparing Ukraine’s Jewish president to Adolf Hitler, according to Bennett’s...

    In Germany, Jewish group barred from flight

    A group of Jews are demanding an apology from Lufthansa airlines after they were expelled from a flight from New York to Budapest on May 3.

    Harvard Crimson: Yes to BDS

    For years, the editorial board of the Harvard Crimson, the student newspaper at Harvard University, has declined to back the movement to boycott Israel, even as it...

    HRW director retires after huge growth

    Ken Roth, the long-time executive director of Human Rights Watch whose criticism of Israel’s record drew a headline-making rebuke from the group’s late founder, is...

    Lithuanian Brazilian Jewish modernist was a pioneer

    One of Brazilian modernism’s leading voices was Lasar Segall — a Lithuanian Jew who spent the first few decades of his life innovating in Europe before tackling...

    ‘Hava Nagila’ in Salt Lake City — why?

    A few years ago, Rachel Picado attended a Utah Jazz game in Salt Lake City with Israeli diplomat Eitan Na’eh, who was visiting from Los Angeles. During the closing...