in 2011 launched "Seeking Kin," his now-thrice-monthly column on people searching for long-lost relatives and friends.
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.
September 29, 2013 5:54pm
Retiring Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera is the latest in the pantheon of all-time greats to be immortalized by Omri Amrany — who knows little about baseball or many other American sports.
September 24, 2013 1:30pm
Camp owner Irv Bader is left numb and wondering after his longtime friend, former basketball star Dean “The Dream” Meminger, dies one day after working another clinic at the Poconos’ Jewish facility.
September 23, 2013 1:42pm
A recently published photo of a lighthearted moment at the end of the Yom Kippur War evokes the story of soldiers who have stayed close and gather regularly.
September 10, 2013 1:34pm
Last September, first baseman Nate Freiman was playing for Israel in the qualifiers for the World Baseball Classic. This year he’s a rookie in the big leagues, trying to help the Oakland Athletics make the playoffs.
August 29, 2013 1:16pm
As the synagogue known as TBI celebrates its renaissance, newcomers and veterans are searching for items for an exhibit documenting its past.
August 26, 2013 4:31pm
A new documentary, “Beating the Odds: The Al Rosen Story,” celebrates the Cleveland Indians’ slugger’s contributions to baseball as an All-Star player and top executive, and his being a role model for American Jews.
August 15, 2013 12:39pm
No matter where she went in seeing where her father grew up, Chana Staiman says she felt his spirit.
July 31, 2013 2:54pm
Spurred by a reunion in New York and an opportunity to memorialize his parents, a kibbutznik organizes a get-together in Israel for the Class of ’73 of the Yeshiva of Central Queens.