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‘Hello Darkness My Old Friend’ recounts author’s frienship with Art Garfunkel

By David Rullo, Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle via JTA PITTSBURGH — Sandy Greenberg recalls walking along Amsterdam Avenue in New York City with his best friend Arthur...

The new foodie normal: Workshops instead of travel

By Karen Chernick TEL AVIV — The reservations were rolling in, and Inbal Baum was preparing for her busiest summer yet of food tours through Israel’s famed open-air...

Sefaria moves from the Talmud to democracy

NEW YORK — Could democracy take a page from the Talmud? The creators of Sefaria, a project to digitize Jewish texts, think so. Since 2012, Sefaria, a database of...

Sports angst in a pandemic

the summer simmers on, and the coronavirus pandemic only grows worse in the US, the wide world of sports is suddenly not looking so wide. Fans of major sports are facing...

Lawyer by day; Instagram sensation by night

By Rachel Ringler, the Nosher I came across his Instagram site several months ago, and it stopped me mid-scroll. His food was beautiful, the vegetables carefully...

Nine iconic designs by Milton Glaser

NEW YORK — Milton Glaser, the godfather of modern graphic design who passed away on his 91st birthday on June 26, didn’t talk about his Jewish identity very often....

Marceau’s act of heroism

By Phil Goldfarb He was born Marcel Mangel on March 22, 1923 in Strasbourg, France, to a Jewish family. His parents were Ann Werzberg Mangel and Charles Mangel, a kosher...

Jewish Boston bookseller helps you spruce up your Zoom background

BOSTON — In early April, just a few weeks after non-essential businesses in Massachusetts were shut down due to COVID-19, the staff at the Brattle Book Shop noticed...

Popular LA market is central Iran Jews — and non-Jews

LOS ANGELES — Elat Market has everything needed for a Shabbat meal to make any Persian Jewish grandma proud — from Persian classics like seeded flatbreads, smoked...

What war could not stop, pandemic did: ‘Fiddler’

By Stephen Silver NEW YORK — The coronavirus pandemic has done something that no war, natural disaster or other calamity has been able to do for more than 50 years:...