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  • JTA 5773: It was a good year for some

    NEW YORK (JTA) — Here’s a list of folks who had plenty of people shepping nachos this past year: Yityish Aynaw became the first black winner of the Miss Israel competition entitling her to compete for the title of Miss World in September in Indonesia. Aynaw, who came with her family from Ethiopia at age…

  • Story suggestions wanted: The Lifecyclist & Teen Heroes

    Loyal readers, we need your help. We’re looking for reader suggestions regarding two columns: The Lifecyclist and Teen Heroes.

  • Tabloids: Rapfogel allegedly profited from Met Council scheme

    Reports in the New York Daily News and New York Post suggest that William Rapfogel was pocketing money at the expense of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty.

  • Rabinowitz-Dorf split up

    In our little world of Jewish journalism, the strategic communications firm Rabinowitz/Dorf is a big deal. Well, it was a big deal.

  • Why Monica Lewinsky is so much better than Sydney Leathers

    The tabloid gods have conspired to thrust Sydney Leathers and Monica Lewinsky together in the headlines this week. But these poli-temptresses could not be more different.

  • Work at JTA!

    JTA is seeking an online editor, a feature writer and a Jewish affairs correspondent. Apply now!

  • How do you spell chutzpah? R-y-a-n B-r-a-u-n

    Ryan Braun has accepted a suspension for the rest of the season. But that’s not enough. He should be stripped of “The Hebrew Hammer” title as well. At least until he offers up a real confession.

  • The fight for dot-kosher

    Five kosher certifiers, including the OU and Star-K, are joining together to fight Kosher Marketing Assets (OK Kosher) from scooping up the right to operate and license “dot-kosher.”

  • Wikipedia editors love fighting about Israel and the Holocaust

    This is too perfect/predictable. Researchers have concluded that the most fought over page in Wikipedia is… Israel.

  • Hey Camp Ramah dudes — in your face!

    An Israeli rhythmic gymnast shows the hoopsters at Camp Ramah in the Poconos how to put the ball in the basket.