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Wes Anderson meets Agatha Christie in ‘Knives Out’

If Denver film festival’s opening night movie is anything to go by, area cinephiles are in for plenty of treats during the next 10 days. “Knives Out” is a Wes...

Bible Marathon is world’s oldest

Some 4,000 contestants from Israel and around the world participated in the 5th annual international Bible Marathon that ended at the ancient site of Tel Shiloh, at...

Harold Bloom dreamed in Yiddish

NEW HAVEN — Harold Bloom, the lion of American literary criticism born to a Yiddish-speaking family of Orthodox Jewish immigrants, has died at 89. Bloom, a member of...

Julie Robertson's mural of Hannah Senesh in downtown San Diego.

Japanese-American artist paints mural of Nazi fighter Hannah Senesh

OKLAHOMA CITY — Hannah Senesh may seem an unlikely motivation for Japanese-born artist Julie Robertson. But the 35-year-old Christian artist, who just spent four days...

Teens unearth 5,000-year-old city near Hadera

A 5,000-year-old metropolis, the largest uncovered in Israel to date, has been excavated near Ein Iron, northeast of Hadera. The city, which dates back to the Early...

Israel’s national baseball team after qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games. (IAB)

Israeli baseball bound for Tokyo

By Daniel Ben Tal When the news broke that Israel had qualified for next July’s Tokyo Olympic Games in baseball, many locals raised an eyebrow. “Baseball? I didn’t...

In ‘The Spy’, Sacha Baron Cohen stars as agent Eli Cohen

NEW YORK — For “Borat,” his 2006 film, Sacha Baron Cohen went undercover as a made-up Kazakh journalist who travels America and gets unwitting targets to share his...

Architects for Babi Yar Memorial announced

KIEV — Austrian architecture bureau Querkraft Architekten and landscape architects Kieran Fraser Landscape Design, also from Austria, have been selected to design the...

Memoir: Dylan’s best friend

By Stephen Silver NEW YORK — Jewish summer camp is such a crucial part of the American Jewish experience that many Jewish adults, even in their older age, likely...

Anton’s secret

By Stephen Silver LOS ANGELES — When movie star Anton Yelchin was crushed between his Jeep and a brick pillar outside his home in June, 2016, the public’s first...