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Top dog of kosher pop art

By Lisa Keys, New York Jewish Week Award-winning Jewish artist Steve Marcus, 50, has made a career creating artwork for publications like Rolling Stone, The New York...

Wander among the ancients at Bet She’arim

Remnants of an ancient city, of mysterious inscriptions, caves and catacombs, not to mention gorgeous scenery—all are to be found in Bet She’arim, one of Israel’s...

Will the Kligman brothers be the first Orthodox Jews in the MLB?

Some Jewish baseball fans know the name Elie Kligman, even though he’s just a freshman in college. That’s because last year he became one of the first two Orthodox...

Lithuanian Brazilian Jewish modernist was a pioneer

One of Brazilian modernism’s leading voices was Lasar Segall — a Lithuanian Jew who spent the first few decades of his life innovating in Europe before tackling...

‘Hava Nagila’ in Salt Lake City — why?

A few years ago, Rachel Picado attended a Utah Jazz game in Salt Lake City with Israeli diplomat Eitan Na’eh, who was visiting from Los Angeles. During the closing...

‘The Survivor’ — he literally fought for his life

First, Harry Haft fought to save his life. Then, he boxed to find the woman he wanted to be his wife.

Jewish baseball players to watch in 2022

After two pandemic-altered seasons, a three-month lockout and a truncated free agent frenzy, the 2022 Major League Baseball season is finally here.

‘I’m 95, and suddenly a pop singer’

By Victor Wishna NEW YORK — Madeline Millman was just 17 when she took centerstage at the Adams Theatre in downtown Newark, NJ, stepping into the same spotlight where...

Documentary goes on ‘Fiddler’ journey

How did a non-Jewish director make one of the best Jewish films of all time? Did Frank Sinatra think he could play the part of Tevye? And why did Israeli prime ministers...

Princeton exhibit canceled

Princeton University spent months planning an exhibit of 19th-century American Jewish art before cancelling the show because two of its featured artists had supported...