in 2011 launched "Seeking Kin," his now-thrice-monthly column on people searching for long-lost relatives and friends.
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.
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.