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  • Cochin’s last Kohen dies

    The last Kohen of Cochin, India, was laid to rest this week in the community’s centuries-old cemetery.

  • Celebrating Jewish life in China

    Jews in China are coming out of the woodwork for the High Holidays, and to take part in flourishing Jewish communities in Beijing and other cities.

  • Robby Benson finds peace in Appalachia

    Actor and director Robbie Benson, perhaps best known to Jewish audiences for his role in the movie version of Chaim Potok’s “The Chosen,” has left the Hollywood rat race to take a faculty position as artist-in-residence at Appalachian State University. De

  • Venture capitalists invest less in Israel

    With the intifada continuing and the international high-tech economy still in the doldrums, private Israeli high-tech companies in 2002 raised their lowest amount from domestic and foreign venture capital firms in three years. Israel’s high-tech ind

  • Jewish brokers match stars with charities

    When B’nai B’rith International needs a headliner to attract people to a fund-raising dinner, it turns to Celebrity Connection, founded by Barry Greenberg, a pioneer in the celebrity brokering business. Curiously, virtually all of the major pl