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Chabad brings tefilin, connection to Jews serving time

NEW YORK — Charles Smith tries to recall the last time he participated in the tefilin ritual as the rabbinical student wraps his arm. “It’s been a long time,” Smith...

Amid the turmoil of South Africa, Jewish activist makes a difference

I recently had an opportunity, rarely afforded to presidents and CEOs, to spend six weeks in the shoes of one of my organization’s volunteers. I joined the American...

Goodstein conjures the spirits of South Broadway

Having just completed an exhaustive multi-volume history of Denver in its entirety, homegrown historian Phil Goodstein is at it again, setting up yet another historical...

Seal of King Zedekiah’s minister found

JERUSALEM —A seal impression belonging to a minister of the Biblical King Zedekiah which dates back 2,600 years has been uncovered completely intact during an...

Two years later, scars of war linger

JERUSALEM — The trauma of the Second Lebanon War, which started exactly two years ago on July 12, is still fresh for many residents of northern communities that found...

Jewish chutzpah helps Cambodians

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Headquartered in an upper-floor lounge of the Intercontinental Hotel here, which he has turned into his command center, Bernie Krisher irons out...

Kosher cooking school steps up to the plate

NEW YORK — On the first day of class at a new kosher cooking school in Brooklyn, 22-year-old Erica Zimmerman carefully slices raw potatoes into a stainless steel bowl....

Lakeside marks 100th anniversary

At Lakeside Amusement Park, an alternate universe on Denver’s northwest border, evening beckons like a clown’s painted grin. Delighted screams rip a hole in the...

Holocaust aftershocks binds German, Jews

Rolf Schütte, the German Consul General based in San Francisco, is an impressively knowledgeable and erudite fellow — not at all reluctant to use the occasional touch...

Forgotten Heroes

WASHINGTON — El Salvador is home to only 120 Jews, but this small Central American nation of seven million has long portrayed itself as a solid friend of Israel and the...