in 2011 launched "Seeking Kin," his now-thrice-monthly column on people searching for long-lost relatives and friends.
March 15, 2015 6:05pm
During World War I, John Henry Patterson commanded the Zion Mule Corps and the Jewish Legion — the first Jewish military units in two millennia.
March 10, 2015 12:38pm
Some Israeli expats are willing to fork over hundreds of dollars and take multi-leg flights to vote in next week’s election.
March 1, 2015 5:24pm
After early growing pains, the ex-Maccabi Tel Aviv mentor has the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers poised for a deep playoff run in his NBA debut.
February 25, 2015 4:03pm
A Boston doctor finds a list showing that his father had saved about 150 fellow Polish Jews in the Holocaust. The real number may be much higher.
February 12, 2015 3:47pm
Dragan Bender, a Croatian teen playing for Maccabi Tel Aviv’s new youth basketball academy, is heading to New York for the NBA All-Star Game festivities. Some predict he’ll eventually be playing in the game.
January 29, 2015 4:47pm
Miriam Grab has almost nothing to go on in her search for relatives from her father’s Czech family wiped out in the Holocaust – not even names.
January 27, 2015 6:22pm
Rabbi ethicists offer some insights into the national controversy over the Patriots’ victory that sent them to the Super Bowl.
January 20, 2015 1:52pm
The longtime hockey chief becomes the first sports figure to receive an award from the Jewish Theological Seminary for “exemplary ethics and communal commitment.”
January 4, 2015 5:26pm
A former Israeli soldier wants to know what became of his comrades who survived a Yom Kippur War tank attack in part because of his actions.
December 28, 2014 1:42pm
A Canada-based baseball fan who has befriended and assisted Cuban ball players is fundraising to honor the nation’s Hall of Famers and is gearing up for his 30th trip to the island.