in 2011 launched "Seeking Kin," his now-thrice-monthly column on people searching for long-lost relatives and friends.
November 29, 2013 10:00am
Masha Fridman Poplinger, an Israeli, never knew she had long-lost cousins in America — until she happened upon a photo from 1959 and the mundane scribble on its back.
November 26, 2013 11:08am
For Andrew Schneeweis, swishing the $7,500 shot at a Colorado State University pep rally made holiday time a little sweeter for his family — and a bit poorer for the four coaches who anted up for the prize.
November 24, 2013 2:58pm
The members of the Class of ’77 at Shenkar Elementary in Holon were feeling lucky after celebrating their 36th reunion. They wonder: Can it last?
November 7, 2013 3:27pm
Newly tapped Detroit Tigers skipper Brad Ausmus showed his major league potential when he managed Team Israel.
October 31, 2013 3:14pm
Despite being spurned by his Egyptian kin, Yad Vashem said it won’t stop searching for more relatives of Mohamad Helmy so he can be recognized in a ceremony as Righteous Among the Nations — the first from the Arab world to be so honored.
October 29, 2013 2:01pm
Will the frenzy that greeted Omri Casspi as Israel’s first NBA player return for countryman Gal Mekel as the two-time Israeli MVP enters the league?
October 22, 2013 4:17pm
We knew Craig Breslow was smart — he graduated from Yale with a double major in molecular biophysics and biochemistry, after all — but the Boston hurler is proving his mettle on the mound this postseason.
October 22, 2013 12:40pm
While players and fans of the Boston Red Sox are fixated on the World Series starting this week against the St. Louis Cardinals, the A.L. club’s 33-year-old vice president for marketing and brand development already has his eyes on 2014.
October 10, 2013 3:49pm
An official Israeli identification card is about the only evidence Herve Cohen has of his father’s existence. The Frenchman is doggedly looking for much more.
September 30, 2013 2:16pm
Teenagers Mark Matsuki and Leon Feldman came to study in the Boston area and unintentionally regrafted family-like branches of a tree that first took root four generations ago in Russia.