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Is Sarah Silverman the Anti-Sandy Koufax?

By Jon Kalish

Nearly 50 years after Lefty famously refused to pitch in the World Series on Yom Kippur, why did comedian Sarah Silverman happily do ‘Saturday Night Live’ on the Day of Atonement?Read More


How Lynn Nadel Helped John O'Keefe Develop Nobel Prize-Winning Research

By Anna Goldenberg

John O’Keefe and Lynn Nadel are old college buddies who wrote a book together. Nadel explains why O’Keefe richly deserves the Nobel Prize he won this week.Read More


Ralph Goldman Glided Through Century of Jewish History With Wit Intact

By Amir Shaviv

Armed with a razor-sharp mind and a disarming smile, Ralph Goldman, who died at 100, glided effortlessly through the Jewish mega-dramas of the 20th century.Read More


Atlanta Rabbi Shalom Lewis Calls for 'Holy Crusade' Against Radical Islam

By Nathan Guttman

Rabbi Shalom Lewis spawned global headlines with an incendiary sermon calling for a ‘holy crusade’ on radical Islam. Why did his Atlanta congregation stand and cheer him on?Read More


Rabbi Who Uses Martial Arts in Cancer Fight Wins CNN Hero Nod

By Rachel Benaim

Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg, aka Rabbi G., turned his own daughter’s losing battle with cancer into inspiration to help others. Now he’s a finalist on CNN’s Global Hero competition.Read More


Hunting for the Perfect Etrog in Brooklyn's Back Streets

By Hillel Kuttler

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


Hundreds of Evangelical Christians Cheer Israel at Washington Rally

By Nathan Guttman

Israel’s efforts to equate Hamas with Islamic State radicals was a diplomatic flop. But evangelical supporters of the Jewish state ate it up at a Washington rally.Read More


U.N. Maps Show Pinpoint Accuracy of Israel's Strikes on Gaza

By Nathan Guttman

Can maps of Gaza prepared by the United Nations provide a scientific rebuttal to criticism of Israel’s military conduct during the recent war?Read More


Needy Israeli Brides Find Wedding Day Nirvana Courtesy of Charities

By Naomi Zeveloff

Brides are a focal point for Israeli charities, which can be a godsend for poor women. But sometimes a bargain dress comes with ideological or sectarian strings attached.Read More


Israel Luxe Hotel Boast Rooftop Sukkahs

By Ben Sales

Welcome to one of a dozen private sukkahs built on the porches of the five-star Inbal Hotel’s Penthouse Suites.Read More


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