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Zach Strom carries the ball during last summer's Maccabiah tournament.

In rugby, USA top of the pile at Maccabiah

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 12 When he first heard from a teammate that there was an international rugby team composed exclusively of Jewish players, Zach...

New York Giants offensive lineman Adam Bisnowaty at mini camp on May 25, 2017 in East Rutherford, NJ. (Evan Pinkus/AP)

Jewish Giant

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION D PAGE 6 NEW YORK — As a rookie in the National Football League, New York Giants offensive lineman Adam Bisnowaty was splitting most...

Joan Nathan's Seven Sacred Species Salad.

King Solomon’s Table: Global flavors

In the world of Jewish cookbooks, there are a few writers who have become pillars. Not only do they have an encyclopedic knowledge of Jewish cuisine and history, they...

A display at the Belmonte Jewish Museum in Portugal.

Portuguese museum to crypto-Jews reopened

LISBON — The Portuguese town of Belmonte has reopened its Jewish museum — the largest in the world about crypto-Jews — following a $350,000 renovation project....

Haim Hoffmann is a German champion for the 'Imperial Beard.'

Beards and mustaches do battle

Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin would need to be blind themselves not to notice Haim Hoffmann — or rather, his weird beard — as he...

Menashe Lustig, left, and Ruben Niborski in the film 'Menashe.' (Federica Valabrega/A24)

‘Menashe’ explores chasidic world through one man’s story

BOSTON — With more than a decade’s worth of experience in the film industry, mostly in documentaries, director Joshua Weinstein has released his first feature-length...

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

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 following the...

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...