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For Bedouin women, race is more than a run

By Sheri Oz The place: Rahat, the largest Bedouin city in Israel, notorious for clan wars, crime and poverty. The event: The fourth snnual Rahat Race. The City of Rahat...

NBA Draft — a Yeshiva player?

The National Basketball Association will hold its annual draft of college players this week. The talk in Jewish circles this year centers around one athlete and one...

Kapler channels Jewish activist athletes

Gabe Kapler likes going against the grain. The 46-year-old Jewish manager of the San Francisco Giants is relatively young for a professional coach.

Agam Museum: Unique, colorful, kinetic

There’s only one museum in Israel dedicated to a sole living artist — the Yaacov Agam Museum in Rishon Letzion. Agam is so prolific and his work so striking that...

Top dog of kosher pop art

By Lisa Keys, New York Jewish Week Award-winning Jewish artist Steve Marcus, 50, has made a career creating artwork for publications like Rolling Stone, The New York...

Wander among the ancients at Bet She’arim

Remnants of an ancient city, of mysterious inscriptions, caves and catacombs, not to mention gorgeous scenery—all are to be found in Bet She’arim, one of Israel’s...

Will the Kligman brothers be the first Orthodox Jews in the MLB?

Some Jewish baseball fans know the name Elie Kligman, even though he’s just a freshman in college. That’s because last year he became one of the first two Orthodox...

Lithuanian Brazilian Jewish modernist was a pioneer

One of Brazilian modernism’s leading voices was Lasar Segall — a Lithuanian Jew who spent the first few decades of his life innovating in Europe before tackling...

‘Hava Nagila’ in Salt Lake City — why?

A few years ago, Rachel Picado attended a Utah Jazz game in Salt Lake City with Israeli diplomat Eitan Na’eh, who was visiting from Los Angeles. During the closing...

‘The Survivor’ — he literally fought for his life

First, Harry Haft fought to save his life. Then, he boxed to find the woman he wanted to be his wife.