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Raoul Wallenberg, left; Anne Frank

Can cyber-tech solve Holocaust mysteries?

AMSTERDAM — After 70 years of studying the Holocaust, historians still don’t know the exact circumstances of the tragic fate that befell two of the best-known...

Pennywise the Dancing Clown (Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty)

Dangerous clowns — it sounds innocent, but it isn’t

TEL AVIV — Israelis aren’t particularly amused by a recent phenomenon in their country: teenagers dressing as clowns and lurking after dark. In fact, the costumed...

Josh Gad, left, and Chadwick Boseman in "Marshall." (Barry Wetcher)

Film explores the story of Thurgood Marshall

LOS ANGELES — Actor Josh Gad may be best known for voicing Olaf in the animated Disney hit “Frozen” and originating the role of Elder Arnold Cunningham in the Tony...

Doug Seserman

Doug Seserman reflects on 15 years of Denver leadership

Doug Seserman is not a politician but he has a pretty good idea how it feels to be one. After a decade and a half as the de facto leader of the Colorado Jewish...

Clockwise, from upper left: Kubana, Hot Chocolate, Zimsterne, Red Snapper

How eight countries break the fast

NEW YORK — After American Jews file out of Yom Kippur services, many return home to a similar meal each year to break the fast: typically bagels, lox and assorted...

Israeli search and rescue teams search for survivors in Mexican earthquake.

Rabbi among the dead in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — Volunteers from Israel’s ZAKA search and rescue organization pulled the body of a local rabbi from an office building that collapsed in a massive...

ADL, US mayors in joint plan to fight extremism

The US Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the ADL have announced a joint plan to fight extremism and bigotry and to promote justice and equality in response to the...

A Muslim man sits at Alt Takwa Mosque in Brooklyn, June 20, 2017. (Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty)

Jewish groups aid mosques concerned about security

NEW YORK — With anti-Islam hate crimes on the rise, Muslim leaders are working harder to secure their mosques and institutions. Some are turning to Jewish experts for...

Michael Duke, associate editor of the Houston Jewish Herald-Voice, managed to write his articles during Harvey.

Newspaper production opens a lens on flooded Houston

HOUSTON — As Hurricane Harvey bore down on Houston on Aug. 25, Vicki Samuels Levy dashed over to the offices of the Houston Jewish Herald-Voice, took the proofs of...