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Elaine May stars in Ken Lonergan's 'The Waverly Gallery'

Elaine May returns to Broadway in Lonergan production

NEW YORK — On the phone earlier this month, just before  his play “The Waverly Gallery” opened on Broadway, Kenneth Lonergan sounded harried. There had been some...

Jeanne E. Abrams' First Ladies of the Republic

Book review: ‘First Ladies of the Republic’

Colorado, Dr. Jeanne Abrams is best known as a historian and archivist with Jewish expertise, most notably as director of DU’s Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society...

Discover pumpkin’s Sephardic roots

By Emily Paster, The Nosher As autumn progresses and the High Holidays fade into the distance, many Americans Jews turn their attention to a different holiday:...

My Mother's Son by David Hirshberg, right

Book review: ‘My Mother’s Son’

of the best coming-of-age films is “Stand By Me,” adapted from a Stephen King novella. It tells the story of four boys and one transformative summer. David...

Ben Roethlisberger's cleats, Nov. 4. Will Newton/Getty)

Steelers’ QB Ben Roethlisberger honors Pittsburgh victims

PITTSBURGH — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wore cleats during Sunday’s game to honor the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. The cleats included...

Sagi Muki (JNS)

First time: ‘Hatikvah’ played in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI — Israel’s national anthem was played for the first time in Abu Dhabi at a judo tournament. Israeli lightweight Judoka Sagi Muki on Sunday, Oct. 28, won a...

IJN Chanukah Coloring Contest underway!

At the IJN we love this time of year! The Chanukah Coloring Contest entries arriving daily add a color, brightness and holiday spirit to our regular working day. With...

An iconic Rube Goldberg cartoon used on a US postal stamp.

Rube Goldberg comes back to life

By Stephen Silver PHILADELPHIA — When one hears the name Rube Goldberg, one concept instantly comes to mind: those fun machines that complete simple tasks in overly...

Greg Joseph celebrates defeating the Baltimore Ravens, Oct. 7, 2018. (Jason Miller/Getty)

Jewish journey of Cleveland’s Greg Joseph

By Ed Carroll CLEVELAND — Browns rookie kicker Greg Joseph said it’s been a “wild ride” for him since being cut at the end of preseason by the Miami Dolphins,...

Laetitia Eido, l, and Lior Raz in a scene from 'Fauda.'

‘Fauda’ depicts terrorists as ‘real human beings’

NEW YORK — Moshe Zonder noticed it quickly: “My students are completely serious. They are writing. They are doing the assignments. All of them. It’s great teaching...