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May 17, 2015 2:48pm
From smuggling weapons to Israel in 1948 to serving as an intermediary in the Iran-Contra scandal, Al (nee Adolph) Schwimmer’s action-packed life was crying out to be made into a movie.
May 13, 2015 3:54pm
Take an 18-year-old American Israeli guy with an idea, add in thousands of chickpea-spread lovers and vendors, churn through social media and voila — an international “holiday.”
May 8, 2015 3:49pm
The Genie promises to cook healthy meals in seconds. But could it share SodaStream’s BDS woes?
May 8, 2015 9:07am
Stereotypes aside, a peek into JTA’s archives reveals a wide diversity of Jewish mothers in the news from 1923 on.
May 7, 2015 11:56am
Young, secular and a lifelong Tel Aviv resident, Shaked is the face of her Jewish Home’s outreach to a broader constituency.
May 6, 2015 5:23pm
The Israel-born Portman, who’s preparing for the May 18 debut of her film adaptation of Israeli author Amos Oz’s “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” dished on Israeli politics, Harvard, and what it’s like to be Jewish in Paris.
May 1, 2015 12:41pm
The two countries have teamed up on various projects over the years, but young Israeli hikers have not always helped matters.
April 30, 2015 10:55am
A look at the Jewish community of Baltimore, a city rocked by protests since the death of African-American resident Freddie Gray.
April 24, 2015 12:33pm
Conflicts over prayer at the holy site began almost as soon as Israel’s Six-Day War victory made the area accessible to Jews.
April 21, 2015 5:11pm
Seven visual perspectives of one of Israel’s most solemn days.