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Great Synagogue Vilnius

Excavations reveal inscriptions, bimah of Vilna’s Great Synagogue

VILNIUS, Lithuania — While excavating the premises of the Great Synagogue of Vilna complex in Vilnius’ old town, archaeologists have unveiled two out of four pillars...

Noah Lews

Denverites win gold at Maccabi games

By Sophie Pomeranz, IJN intern The 14th edition of the Pan-American Maccabi Games took place July 5-15 in Mexico City, where 3,800 athletes from 19 countries compete in...

1963 Topps Sandy Koufax

Philip Roth’s possessions to be auctioned

NEW YORK — There are fans of Philip Roth who enjoy his books. Then there are the fans who want to own his typewriters. The latter have their shot: Some of the late...

Pathways to Freedom Boston

Boston public art installation inspired by Passover

BOSTON— A Passover-themed work of public art produced by a Jewish arts and cultural organization here was named one of the country’s top 50 public arts installations...

Mad Magazine to cease publication

NEW YORK — The satirical Mad magazine, known for its iconic mascot Alfred E. Neuman, will soon be coming off newsstands and will stop publishing new content. DC...

Amuletic jewelry exhibit explores Jewish-Arab links

By Eliana Rudee The Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, with a mission of promoting interfaith dialogue, has opened a “past and present” jewelry exhibit featuring a...

Jack Hughes

Teen is first Jewish No. 1 overall pick in NHL draft

NEW YORK — Jack Hughes, even at 18, is no stranger to making history. And now he’s done it again, becoming the first Jewish player to be drafted No. 1 overall by the...

Moe Berg

‘The Spy Behind Home Plate’

Aviva Kempner’s “The Spy Behind Home Plate,” opening June 28 at Chez Artiste, is the first feature-length documentary to tell the real story of Morris “Moe”...

The cast of 'Shtisel'

The ‘Shtisel’ mania

NEW YORK — Would the builders of New York’s Temple Emanu-El ever have imagined that their congregation’s sanctuary would one day be packed to the balconies with...

Replicas of Michelangelo's frescoes from the Sistine Chapel.

Sistine Chapel up close — a traveling exhibition

who’s coming to Colorado on the Fourth of July. How about Adam and Eve, Noah, Esther and Haman, a wide assortment of prophets — not to mention the Entity who...