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Bollywood comes to Israel

The story of how a minimally armed unit of Indian soldiers fought and beat the Ottoman army to win Haifa on Sept. 23, 1918, will soon be made into an action-packed,...

‘Time Tunnel’ — Japan and the Jews

As Israel this year marked 70 years of diplomatic relations with Japan, Haifa’s Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art last week launched a major art exhibit titled “Time...

Who’s who among the NFL’s Jews

The 103rd season of the National Football League kicked off Sept. 8, and there are a number of Jewish players to keep an eye on.

Crazy Eddie’s fraudulent empire

Crazy Eddie was a consumer electronics empire built on hype. Entrepreneur Eddie Antar grew his chain of discount stores in the New York of the 1970s with unforgettably...

Ten Jews who left their mark on baseball

By Caleb Friedman NEW YORK — Jewish (and many non-Jewish) baseball fans know the names and achievements of Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg, along with their hallowed...

Best hikes in Israel’s north

Israeli summers are hot all over. So, if you’re planning on hiking, a shady forest or a wild river stream might be your most comfortable options.

‘Birthright for basketballers’

By Jacob Gurvis AUBURN, Ala. — The Auburn University men’s basketball team traveled to Israel last weekend for a 10-day Birthright-style trip, likely the first of...

Ozzie Sladek: ‘Escape to the Tatras’

Chris Leppek reviews Escape to the Tatras, Ozzie Sladek's memoir of surviving the Holocaust.

Kurt Landauer: Jewish heart of FC Bayern

In May, the Bundesliga, Germany’s top soccer league, concluded its season on what has become a familiar note: the Bayern Munich club won its 10th straight league...

190 countries for Peres documentary

Longtime Israeli politician Shimon Peres was a self-described dreamer, no matter the obstacle (or “challenge,” as optimists like to say).