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Eclipsed by 9/11: The Grey Zone

By Rich Brownstein NEW YORK — On Sept. 11, 2001, an unusual, morally compicated — perhaps unique — Holocaust film premiered at a festival, then quickly...

How and why the Nazis looted art

By Chloe Sarbib, JTA via Alma NEW YORK — Great works of art often become so present in our everyday lives — the “Mona Lisa” on a mug, “The Starry […]

Goodstein’s latest explores Denver’s lost treasures

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5782 SECTION D PAGE 10 Between the lines of text and hundreds of photographs that compose Phil Goodstein’s latest book on Denver history — The...

The woman behind ‘All-Of-a-Kind-Family’

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5782 SECTION D PAGE 11 By Sandee Brawarsky, The Jewish Week via JTA In Sydney Taylor’s 1951 book All-of-a-Kind Family, a young girl says to her...

The plan: To map every former shul in Manhattan

NEW YORK — Writer Luc Sante calls them the “ghosts of Manhattan.” Those are the souls of the poor and marginal people, now dead, whose presence can be felt like...

Jerusalem museum explores global coffee culture

By Judy Lash Balint Coffee culture in Israel is as varied as the population. Bedouin hospitality dictates finely ground dark coffee served in tiny cups. Arabs will serve...

How about vegan brisket for Rosh Hashanah?

ROCHESTER, NY — Rob Nipe and Nora Rubel hadn’t anticipated selling out of pastrami on their opening day. But when you have a vegan butcher shop certified kosher and...

Fogel’s baseball treasure trove on display for All Star Game

Tomorrow morning, on July 10, an armored truck is scheduled to travel from an undisclosed bank vault to the Rally Hotel at McGregor Square, just across the street from...

Jewish athletes in Tokyo, and when they compete

By Emily Burack TOKYO — The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are finally happening, a full year after they were planned. They’re still being called the 2020 Olympics, even though...

Fleischmanns rose to the challenge

By Joel Haber, The Nosher via JTA Many home cooks this past year, in an Instagram-inspired spirit, upped their challah-baking game with new braiding patterns,...