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In this exclusive ‘Finding Your Roots’ clip, journalist Nina Totenberg learns of a family member’s daring Holocaust escape

Totenberg reacts to learning how one of her grandmothers escaped Europe during the Holocaust with the help of a sympathetic Portuguese official.

HBO Max’s next Israeli show: ‘Possessions,’ a thriller about a French woman caught in a murder case

Filmed in French, Hebrew and English, the show involves a French ex-pat living in Israel who is accused of murdering her husband on her wedding night.

In Israel, teenagers can now get the COVID-19 vaccine

Israel continues to far outpace the entire world in its COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

This Orthodox rabbi stopped praying for the president when Trump was elected. This week, he’s starting again.

After Trump’s inauguration, Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz couldn’t say the prayer for the government that is recited in Modern Orthodox congregations.


Joe Biden’s first Sunday mass as president involves stop at Jewish deli owned by his COVID czar

The self-described “Jew-ish” eatery serves bagels, sandwiches, bagel sandwiches and smoked fish sides.

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