Hillel Kuttler


Cuba Beckons for Baseball Purists With Easing of Embargo

By Hillel Kuttler

Cuba Beckons for Baseball Purists With Easing of Embargo
The easing of the U.S. embargo could transform Cuban baseball. Some Jewish purists worry that the island’s old-school approach to the game will be lost forever.Read More


Christmas Day Recreational Football Beckons for Dallas Jews

By Hillel Kuttler

Christmas Day Recreational Football Beckons for Dallas Jews
While chestnuts roast on open fires elsewhere in Dallas, another holiday tradition beckons for some of the city’s Jews: the Christmas Day Classic recreational football game.Read More


'Twas the Night Before Hanukkah

By Hillel Kuttler

'Twas the Night Before Hanukkah
Some of the most popular Christmas tunes were written and/or sung by American Jews, notably the children of immigrants, like Irving Berlin, who composed the iconic ‘White Christmas.’Read More


Jewish Veterans' Stories Spotlighted in New Exhibit

By Hillel Kuttler

Jewish Veterans' Stories Spotlighted in New Exhibit
Mementos of Col. Jacob Goldstein slide across the screen: his photograph, his name, and a headline about the 1983 military campaign in Grenada.Read More


Hunting for the Perfect Etrog in Brooklyn's Back Streets

By Hillel Kuttler

Hunting for the Perfect Etrog in Brooklyn's Back Streets
Who would pay $350 for a single fruit? Orthodox Jews roam the back streets of Brooklyn’s Hasidic neighborhood to find the perfect etrog for Sukkot.Read More



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