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Bibi nominated to form government

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION A PAGE 9 JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will get his second try this year to form Israel’s government after talks...

Jewish day schools are investing in special needs

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION D PAGE 8 By Stacey Ilyse NEW YORK — About five years ago, Jennifer Rosenberg faced a conundrum. As head of a Jewish day school in...

The etrog: Judaism’s best-kept health secret

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION D PAGE 6 By Rachel Myerson NEW YORK — For most Jews, the etrog, a thick-rinded citrus, is relegated to a fleeting, supporting role....

Boris Johnson: ‘Shofar so good’

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attempted, and failed, to blow a shofar while on a visit to northern England. During a visit on Sept. 13 to meet voters...

Arson in Duluth

DULUTH — The homeless man charged with setting fire to a historic synagogue in northern Minnesota told police he tried to spit on the blaze to put it out but walked...

Memoir: Dylan’s best friend

By Stephen Silver NEW YORK — Jewish summer camp is such a crucial part of the American Jewish experience that many Jewish adults, even in their older age, likely...

Anton’s secret

By Stephen Silver LOS ANGELES — When movie star Anton Yelchin was crushed between his Jeep and a brick pillar outside his home in June, 2016, the public’s first...

Puig: ‘One of the best days of my life’

Baseball star Yasiel Puig visited a Jewish camp for kids with cancer and called it “one of the best days” of his life. Puig, an outfielder for the Cleveland Indians,...

17-year-old girl killed in West Bank terror attack

A 17-year-old Israeli girl was killed and her father and brother were severely wounded in a bomb attack at a nature reserve in the West Bank. Rina Shnerb of Lod, her...

A steep rise in Jewish homeschooling — why?

By Sara Ivry NEW YORK — Joey Weisberg and Molly Weingrod have four children, live in a city with a vibrant Jewish community and believe strongly in the importance of a...