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A collage of photographs taken by John Pregulman, pictured right with his wife Amy. (Lior Zaltzman)

In Denver, global effort underway to photograph every living Holocaust survivor

YOM HASHOAH 5779 By Lior Zaltzman At first, it seems like John and Amy Israel Pregulman nailed the ideal “digital nomad” lifestyle. The very-much-in-love couple...

US Attorney General William Barr speaks about the release of the Mueller report, April 18, 2019. US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, r, and US Acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Ed O’Callaghan look on. (Win McNamee/Getty)

Six Jewish takeaways from the Mueller reports

By Josefin Dolsten and Laura E. Adkins NEW YORK — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report about Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election was...

Franz Kafka (Wikimedia Commons)

Israel will get Kafka archives, court rules

ZURICH — A Swiss court ruled that the archive of the renowned Jewish writer Franz Kafka must be handed over to Israel, ending a decade-long dispute. The Zurich...

(Hannah Smith/KOMU/Flickr)

Measles outbreak started in Ukraine, traveled to Israel, Brooklyn

JERUSALEM — Israel’s measles outbreak took off in September after thousands of mostly chasidic Orthodox pilgrims brought the virus back from Uman, Ukraine. Tens of...

Bruce Pearl of the Auburn Tigers celebrates with his team after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 77-71 in the 2019 NCAA tournament.(Christian Petersen/Getty)

Jewish coach heads to Final Four

By Marc Brodsky AUBURN, Ala. — Bruce Pearl has won plenty of accolades and championships in a basketball coaching career spanning nearly three decades, including...

Blair Braverman (Christina Bodznic)

‘Proud Jewish sled dogs’ cross the finish line

By Emily Burack NOME, Alaska — Writer and adventurer Blair Braverman raced in — and completed — the historic Iditarod sled dog race, finishing the grueling...

Berchko Adela as a young girl in Ethiopia. (Beth Hatfutsot)

South African exhibit highlights Operation Moses

By Moira Schneider CAPE TOWN — In 1983, when Danny Abebe was nine years old, his Jewish family decided one Rosh Hashanah night to leave their remote village in...

Albert Einstein

Einstein manuscript reveals concern about Nazism

JERUSALEM — Albert Einstein writes about science and concern over the rise of the Nazis in Germany in 110 new manuscript pages made public, for the first time, at The...

A ketubah from Bergen-Belsen. (YIVO archives)

Ketubah affirms life in the midst of death

By Henry Abramson JERUSALEM — It is jarring to see a Star of David placed between the Hebrew transliteration of the words Bergen-Belsen, the notorious Nazi...

Pope Francis (Christopher Furlong/Getty)

Vatican to open secret archive on Holocaust-era pope

ROME — The Vatican secret archive relating to controversial Holocaust-era Pope Pius XII will be opened next year. Pope Francis made the announcement at an audience...