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The righteous: They risked their lives to save Jews

One would think that someone who grew up in the US and spent three years travelling thousands of miles overseas and pouring through tens of thousands of documents and...

Historian documenting ISIS’ destruction of Jewish artifacts in Mosul

Iraqi historian Omar Mohammed, known for his Mosul Eye blog, now an NGO, is known for documenting life in his city under ISIS rule.

Wrenching journey — Haggadah in Ukrainian

For the first time, a Passover Haggadah in Ukrainian.

AI and matzah: history and warning

The capabilities of these AIs are new and revolutionary, but the story of machines taking over human jobs is not. In Jewish history the most important story of that...

Ode to the matzah ball

PASSOVER EDITION 5783 SECTION C PAGE 15 Call it the Case of the Battling Bubbes. Friends of mine, a young couple, invited me to a Friday night Shabbos meal in […]

Darryl Strawberry’s professional downfall led to a spiritual rebirth

As part of his journey after a tumultuous decade-and-a-half in the spotlight, former New York Mets star Darryl Strawberry is speaking at a pro-Israel event in his second...

Dr. Bill Silvers: the power of willpower

Dr. William “Bill” Silvers does not open the front door. Sara Fischer opens it instead. She hands a mask with long ties to the guest, who left hers in the car....

Jewish young adults find Jewish expression through service

Over 230 people who have “served” full-time through Repair the World’s fellowship. Another 740 have completed Repair’s service corps, a three-month, part-time...

A rabbi went down with his ship

Mark Auerbach was not yet five years old when he noticed an unusual stamp in his father’s dresser. The well-worn three-cent stamp featured a drawing of a small group...

A shul with an ice rink — in Minnesota of course!

Temple of Aaron in St. Paul is inviting families to bundle up and have fun on what is believed to be the first-ever skating rink on a synagogue property.