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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (Sean Gallup/Getty)

Polish restitution debate fans more anti-Semitism

By Katarzyna Markusz WARSAW — Jewish leaders are warning about anti-Semitic speech here amid a debate over the fate of property seized from or abandoned by Jews during...

Sammy Sadovnik. (Telemundo Deportes)

‘Gooooooaaaal!’ — then, off to visit Israel

By Emily Burack MIAMI — Viewers of soccer on Telemundo are likely familiar with the “gooooooooaaaal” call that their announcers helped make famous. Those who’ve...

Herman Wouk (Alex Gotfryd/Corbis via Getty)

Herman Wouk and the mainstream

By Rachel Gordon BOSTON — Herman Wouk, the bestselling Orthodox Jewish author whose literary career spanned nearly seven decades and who helped usher Judaism into the...

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Did Maimonides invent pizza?

By Henry Abramson FERRARA, Italy — In 1983, the Italian-Israeli professor Sandra Debenedetti Stow stunned the scholarly world with an explosive article that proposed...

The plaque at Gymnasium Kundmanngasse.

Viennese students honor Jewish pupils expelled during the Nazi era

By Toby Axelrod VIENNA — On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, a public high school in the Austrian capital corrected its own historical record. Along with a...

Peggy Guggenheim at the 24th Venice Biennale in 1948 with 'Interior,' a work by her daughter Pegeen Vail. (Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation/Archivio Cameraphoto Epoche)

Peggy Guggenheim in Israel

By Karen Chernick TEL AVIV — In 1952, Israel had its third showing at the Venice Biennale, one of the world’s most prestigious art shows, with an exhibition of three...

Lori Gilbert-Kaye

An angel from Poway

POWAY, Calif. — Lori Gilbert-Kaye, who was killed in the attack at a Chabad synagogue near San Diego, is credited with jumping in front of the synagogue’s rabbi to...

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...