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Jackpot! Gold coins discovered in Israel

By Arye Green A small treasure consisting of several gold coins was found in late December, 2019 during a series of Israel Antiquities Authority archaeological...

Why is Yiddish loved — and not loved?

By Rokhl Kafrissen NEW YORK — “Fidler afn Dakh,” the Yiddish adaptation of “Fiddler on the Roof,” closed on Jan. 5 after a wildly successful 11-month run...

The world’s most valuable dreidel

NEW YORK — Jewelers in New York City have created the world’s most valuable dreidel, according to Guinness World Records. The custom-designed piece created by Estate...

‘Wild West’: Gunslingers, barons — and Jews

By Adi Eshman NEW YORK— A new documentary about the Wild West covers everything you would expect — gunslingers, cattle barons, lawmen and wide-open spaces. And one...

Clive Owen plays a violin virtuosos in ‘Song of Names’

NEW YORK — “The Song of Names” is a heartwarming film about a Jewish violin virtuoso who renounces his faith in the aftermath of the Holocaust, only to rediscover...

Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2019

CHANUKAH 5780 Embarassment of riches There were so many excellent entries submitted this year that there were some three-way and four-way ties! It is amazing every year...

‘Legacy of Healing’ explores Jewish impact on healthcare in Colorado

CHANUKAH 5780 SECTION E PAGE 6  Legacy of Healing: Jewish Leadership in Colorado’s Health Care,” on display through April 19 at History Colorado’s...

Former Denverite behind ‘Mrs. Maisel’

By Arielle Kaplan, Kveller Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” just might be the best thing to happen to American Jews since sliced challah. Created by Amy...

Chess: Health of the mind 

Numerous countries, including Russia, Canada, Korea, Holland and Ukraine, have adopted an Israeli method for chess education developed and implemented in the coastal...

Afghan Geniza treasures on display

By Zack Rothbart, National Library of Israel Some two dozen, extremely rare treasures from the National Library of Israel’s Afghan Geniza collection are on display to...