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UN exhibit explores life in DP camps

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and the UN Dept. of Global Communications have staged a short-term exhibit, “After the End of the World: Displaced Persons and...

In Turkey, a festival revives a jewel of the Sephardic world

IZMIR, Turkey — Prague has the dubious distinction of having been chosen by Adolf Hitler to be a record of what he hoped would be the vanquished and finished Jews of...

Free Spirit offers troubled Jewish youth

Free Spirit caters to Jews from the Diaspora in their teens and early 20s struggling with emotional, social or family issues including anxiety, social isolation or...

Where will the Arthur Szyk ark go?

Crafted of bronze and gold-leaf plaster, and topped by a bejeweled crown, the astonishing 26-foot-tall ark of the Forest Hills Jewish Center fills its cavernous...

An inquiry into the idea of ‘Satan’

Never let it be said that Sharon Coggan is afraid of tackling some of the biggest and toughest subjects out there — even if the current centerpiece of her studies is a...

Chanukah house in Brooklyn is a family tradition

Chanukah, commemorating the triumph of Judah Maccabee and the miracle of long-lasting oil, has plenty of heroes to celebrate. But in one Brooklyn family’s home, the...

In Ukraine, Chanukah candles are needed for heat, not just light

In the days before Chanukah, which started Dec. 18, a few men and women from two Conservative institutions in Israel traveled to the small Jewish community in...

Lemon-Ricotta Fritters alternative to sufganiyot

These lemon-ricotta fritters are perfectly crisp and round. They’re so light and creamy with a hint of fresh lemon zest.

Iran hostage shares his painful memories

After a “traditional, religious” Jewish childhood in Brooklyn where he attended yeshiva, Barry Rosen fell in love with Iran. He later became a hostage there.

The last Jews of Antakya, Turkey

Jews have lived in the city of Antakya, known in ancient times as Antioch, for over 23 centuries. The city wants visitors to know that.