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S.Y. Agnon (Agnon House)

Paradox: Agnon better in English

Out of all the experiences I have had over the 23 years I have lived in Israel, a recent excursion to a Steimatzky bookseller on Jerusalem’s Emek Refaim Street may...

Young Arab hockey players practicing on rollerblades in Nazareth.

Meet the Nazareth Tigers, Israel’s Arab ice hockey team

By Larry Luxner NAZARETH, Israel — On a recent Friday evening, as prayers from nearby mosques blared over loudspeakers and the sun dipped below a horizon dotted with...

Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2017

CHANUKAH 5778 Creativity, color, content! A great deal of creativity and cleverness shone through in this year’s entries. The young artists used a variety of media,...

Chris Watson shows off a memento from Hapoel Beersheba's 2014-15 championship.

Black basketball players love Israel

CHANUKAH 5778SECTION A PAGE 18 NEW YORK — Chris Watson played four standout years of basketball at Niagara University, where he became one of the upstate New York...

The Light That Unites, by Aaron Goldscheider

A Haggadah for Chanukah

CHANUKAH GIFT GUIDE 2017 Books, whether Shakespearean sonnets or historical panoramas, make great Chanukah gifts. Rabbi Aaron Goldscheider’s The Light That Unites: A...

Chanah Auerbach, also known as Chef Raw Raw

Denver’s Chanah Auerbach introduces ‘clean’ eating to Jerusalem

FROM CHANUKAH FOOD Agripas Street, in the heart of Jerusalem, is a meat-lover’s paradise. The winding street, adjacent to the bustling Mahane Yehuda market, is lined...

A coffee drink created by Ripples, which uses 3-D printing to produce images on froth. (Tomer Foltyn)

In Jerusalem, food creates bridges between faiths

By Eliana Rudee What can unite Jerusalem, a holy city for the three Abrahamic faiths, and often the site of high-profile religious and political conflicts? Food might be...

Volunteers Eileen Naiman and Ben Cohen ring up a purchase at the Rose Gift Shop.

At Rose Gift Shop, all proceeds go to the community

Every purchase at the Rose Gift Shop, from comfy robes and slippers to jewelry, has benefited the Denver community to the tune of $1.8 million since 1996. Surprised?...

Joc Pederson

Pederson breaks record

LOS ANGELES — Joc Pederson of the Los Angeles Dodgers last week set a new home run record for Jewish players in one World Series. Pederson, a lefty-swinging...

Rob Reiner on the set of his new film, the biopic 'LBJ.' (Electric Entertainment)

Rob Reiner’s ‘LBJ’ biopic

LOS ANGELES — By his own admission, Rob Reiner was not the right person to direct “LBJ,” a film biography of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th president of the US....