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Sammy Sadovnik. (Telemundo Deportes)

‘Gooooooaaaal!’ — then, off to visit Israel

By Emily Burack MIAMI — Viewers of soccer on Telemundo are likely familiar with the “gooooooooaaaal” call that their announcers helped make famous. Those who’ve...

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Did Maimonides invent pizza?

By Henry Abramson FERRARA, Italy — In 1983, the Italian-Israeli professor Sandra Debenedetti Stow stunned the scholarly world with an explosive article that proposed...

Peggy Guggenheim at the 24th Venice Biennale in 1948 with 'Interior,' a work by her daughter Pegeen Vail. (Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation/Archivio Cameraphoto Epoche)

Peggy Guggenheim in Israel

By Karen Chernick TEL AVIV — In 1952, Israel had its third showing at the Venice Biennale, one of the world’s most prestigious art shows, with an exhibition of three...

L-r: Zachary Kutner, Cherie Karo Schwartz, Grisha Nesnevich, Estelle Nadel, Osi Sladek. (Brandon Marshall)

Local Holocaust survivors gather for concert

People queue outside the Mizel Museum Wednesday evening, April 17, for “Survivors Sing,” Denver’s first Holocaust survivors concert. Solemnity and cordiality mix...

Max the Matzah in an Amsterdam park. (JCK)

Meet Max the Matzah

PASSOVER 5779 SECTION A PAGE 2 Note: Max the Matzah appears on the front page of the IJN Passover 5779 edition, published April 19, 2019. AMSTERDAM — Anywhere else in...

A spread from 'The Cat Who Lived With Anne Frank'.

Anne Frank adaptation told through cat’s eyes

PASSOVER 5779 SECTION C PAGE 13 of the oldest pieces of Holocaust literature, and perhaps one of the most powerful and enduring, is a diary written by a teenage girl....

Bruce Pearl of the Auburn Tigers celebrates with his team after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 77-71 in the 2019 NCAA tournament.(Christian Petersen/Getty)

Jewish coach heads to Final Four

By Marc Brodsky AUBURN, Ala. — Bruce Pearl has won plenty of accolades and championships in a basketball coaching career spanning nearly three decades, including...

Shimon Lev, curator, in front of ‘The Mount: A Photographic Journey to Temple Mount,’ at the Tow- er of David Museum, Jerusalem.

In Jerusalem, a photographic history of Temple Mount

By Judy Lash Balint A few years ago, The New York Times called Temple Mount “the world’s most contested piece of real estate.” This week, a new exhibit of...

Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch (Julieta Cervantes)

Sorkin revives ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

NEW YORK — Aaron Sorkin gets that the question is a joke and, no, he responds, he didn’t tackle a stage version of “To Kill A Mockingbird” because “Gone With...

Blair Braverman (Christina Bodznic)

‘Proud Jewish sled dogs’ cross the finish line

By Emily Burack NOME, Alaska — Writer and adventurer Blair Braverman raced in — and completed — the historic Iditarod sled dog race, finishing the grueling...