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In ‘The Spy’, Sacha Baron Cohen stars as agent Eli Cohen

NEW YORK — For “Borat,” his 2006 film, Sacha Baron Cohen went undercover as a made-up Kazakh journalist who travels America and gets unwitting targets to share his...

Architects for Babi Yar Memorial announced

KIEV — Austrian architecture bureau Querkraft Architekten and landscape architects Kieran Fraser Landscape Design, also from Austria, have been selected to design the...

Memoir: Dylan’s best friend

By Stephen Silver NEW YORK — Jewish summer camp is such a crucial part of the American Jewish experience that many Jewish adults, even in their older age, likely...

Anton’s secret

By Stephen Silver LOS ANGELES — When movie star Anton Yelchin was crushed between his Jeep and a brick pillar outside his home in June, 2016, the public’s first...

Sagi Muki (JNS)

Israeli judoka wins gold

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki on Aug. 28 won the gold medal in the under 81 kg weight category at the Judo World Championship in Tokyo, becoming the first Israeli in history...

Puig: ‘One of the best days of my life’

Baseball star Yasiel Puig visited a Jewish camp for kids with cancer and called it “one of the best days” of his life. Puig, an outfielder for the Cleveland Indians,...

‘Window Stories’ in Jerusalem

By Alexandra Morrison The vision of Jerusalem artist Yoram Amir has come to fruition — after his passing. “Window Stories,” an installation in the Gan Ha-Sus...

Dutch museum opts to keep paintings acquired during the Holocaust

AMSTERDAM — Following a protracted legal fight, the family of Irma Klein last year finally got Dutch restitution officials to recognize that the Nazi occupation forced...

Kais Nashif

In ‘Tel Aviv on Fire’ Salam inhabits two worlds

NEW YORK — In “Tel Aviv on Fire,” the main character travels every day between Ramallah and Jerusalem. In the Palestinian city, Salam works as a production...

Israeli pitcher Harel Kronik

Israeli baseball takes first at European qualifiers

By Josh Hasten Does America’s favorite pastime have a chance of becoming Israel’s? Playing in their first major international tournament, Israel’s U18 (“18 and...