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Michael Douglas, l, and Alan Arkin, r, Jan. 6, 2019, at the Golden Globes. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty)

Fair share of ‘Jewish’ moments at the Golden Globes

LOS ANGELES — From Michael Douglas’ Yiddish exclamation to more success for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” to Regina King’s Hebrew-letter tattoo, the 2019 Golden...

Sinatra received a kippah at a fundraiser for a Jewish school in New Jersey in 1981.

Ol’ Blue Eyes’ kippah

By Stephen Silver NEW YORK — When a huge auction was held at Sotheby’s last month of items belonging to Frank Sinatra and his wife Barbara, the item that made the...

Felicity Jones stars as Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 'On the Basis of Sex'.

Felicity Jones on playing Ruth Bader Ginsburg

LOS ANGELES — The young attorney seems unsure of herself. As a law professor, she is unaccustomed to appearing in court, so she hesitates at first, unable to begin her...

Don Was (Christopher Polk/Getty)

Legendary producer adds rabbi’s music to his resume

LOS ANGELES — Three years ago, Don Was walked into a Jewish service in Los Angeles without high expectations. Was, born Don Fagenson in Detroit, is a producer who has...

Self-Portrait Leaning on a Stone Sill, by Rembrandt in 1639.

Rembrandt at DAM explores the Dutch Master’s prints

 buzz circulates among visitors queuing up for “Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker” at the Denver Art Museum, the sole venue showcasing a lesser-known aspect of his...

Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2018

CHANUKAH 5779 Creativity, color, content! It was enlightening to discover the diverse media that the hundreds of young artists used in their Chanukah art creations:...

Elaine May stars in Ken Lonergan's 'The Waverly Gallery'

Elaine May returns to Broadway in Lonergan production

NEW YORK — On the phone earlier this month, just before  his play “The Waverly Gallery” opened on Broadway, Kenneth Lonergan sounded harried. There had been some...

Jeanne E. Abrams' First Ladies of the Republic

Book review: ‘First Ladies of the Republic’

Colorado, Dr. Jeanne Abrams is best known as a historian and archivist with Jewish expertise, most notably as director of DU’s Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society...

Discover pumpkin’s Sephardic roots

By Emily Paster, The Nosher As autumn progresses and the High Holidays fade into the distance, many Americans Jews turn their attention to a different holiday:...

My Mother's Son by David Hirshberg, right

Book review: ‘My Mother’s Son’

of the best coming-of-age films is “Stand By Me,” adapted from a Stephen King novella. It tells the story of four boys and one transformative summer. David...