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Margaret und H. A. Rey, pictured in their home city, Hamburg. (du Vinage/ullstein bild/Getty)

An adventure worthy of Curious George

Curious George is beloved by millions of readers around the world. His adventures with the Man With the Yellow Hat impart important life lessons amidst silliness and...

The Anati brothers, from left, Emmanuel, Andrea and Bubi. (Tamar Tal Anati)

Returning to the Italian cave

ROME — Renting a house in the Italian countryside and eating loads of pasta is about as blissful a vacation as they come. For the three Anati brothers, however, such a...

Fireworks at the opening ceremony of the 20th Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem, July 6. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Maccabiah is good for Israel

By Adam Abrams Maccabiah is world’s third largest sporting event Some 7,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries prepared to head back to their home countries this week...

Diego Schwartzman practicing in Buenos Aires, Feb. 1. (Gabriel Rossi/Getty)

World’s best Jewish tennis player

LONDON — At Wimbledon, currently underway through July 16, no other Jewish tennis player will be seeded higher than Diego Schwartzman. The scrappy 24-year-old from...

A scene from 'Wonder Woman' (Clay Enos/DC Comics)

‘Wonder Woman’: A message about war

By Raphael Bein “Wonder Woman” opened June 2 to immediate box office success — to the tune of $275,095,580. However it is not only monetary triumph that sets this...

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft in Ramat Hasharon, Israel, June 15.

NFL Hall of Famers in Israel

RAMAT HASHARON, Israel — An Israeli soldier clapped football great and Vietnam War veteran Roger Staubach on the shoulder at a soccer field here, telling the 1963...

A painter creates Meissen artwork at the House of Meissen near Dresden.

Exploring Dresden’s Jewish past

By Orit Arfa, JNS Cross the August Bridge over the Elbe River toward the Altstadt (Old City) of Dresden on a tour bus, and you’ll likely hear “oohs” and “aahs”...

Summer reading: The Awkward Age

How much should parents sacrifice for their kids — and vice versa — is the primary theme of Francesca Segal’s newest book, The Awkward Age (Penguin/Random House),...

Robert De Niro on the set of "Wizard Of Lies" on October 12, 2015 in New York City. (Bobby Bank/GC Images)

Bobby as Bernie: De Niro’s Jewish roles

Yeah, I’m talking to you, De Niro. What’s with your short list of Jewish roles? Of course, Robert De Niro is not Jewish. The two-time Academy Award-winner is best...

Aerial view of the work in the Caesarea harbor. (Griffin Aerial Photography)

Israel Antiquities Authority to overhaul Caesarea

The Edmond de Rothschild Foundation and Caesarea Development Corporation announced on April 26 the allocation of more than 100 million shekels (around $27.5 million) to...