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Picking the brain of ‘Golda’ director Guy Nattiv

In "Golda," Israeli-born Nattiv, working on a script by Nicholas Martin, does a masterful job recreating the tension, anxiety, terror and tragedy that Israel endured...

Pickleball craze heats up — big time

Widely considered the fastest-growing sport in America, pickleball is a sort of condensed court tennis and pingpong hybrid that has attracted millions of new fanatics...

New bridge links Jerusalem tourist sites

Jerusalem is due to unveil Israel’s longest suspension bridge on Sunday night, August 6, connecting Mount Zion with the Hinnom Valley to the south. The bridge will...

Cricket’s long Jewish history

Crickets are not kosher, but the sport played with a bat and ball certainly is . . . and has a long Jewish history.

Who was Mr. Atom Bomb?

July 21 was not just “Barbie” release day — moviegoers were also planning to fill theaters across the US to see Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” biopic.

Mirren channels Meir 

Helen Mirren will soon become linked with Golda Meir when she plays the late Israeli prime minister in a new film. But the award winning actress has another, real-life...

Roast of anti-Semitism

The White House recently released a detailed strategy for combating anti-Semitism, complete with more than 100 action items. One thing not on the list? Comedy. That’s...

Noah Gardenswartz on life after ‘Maisel’

In the wake of his five-year association with Amazon Studios’ recently-concluded, marvelously successful “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Denver native Noah...

Where the wild Jews are

“Scary.” “Gloomy.” “Not suitable for children.” “High potential for nightmares.” These were some of the criticisms used to describe Maurice Sendak’s...

Chanie Apfelbaum’s Totally Kosher casts a wider net

Chanie Apfelbaum’s newest cookbook, Totally Kosher, is filled with many inventive, flavor-packed recipes, like “Miso Matzo Ball Soup,” “Berbere Brisket” and...