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September 24, 2014 1:21pm
Just one year after Sandy Koufax famously sat out the World Series on Yom Kippur, “Fiddler” fired a Jewish actress for failing to work on the High Holidays.
September 18, 2014 6:08pm
There may be no Official JTA Dictionary, but we couldn’t help but notice a number of new words and terms come into Jewish parlance since last Rosh Hashanah.
September 11, 2014 2:59pm
Before you unplug, some options for an App-y New Year.
September 11, 2014 11:55am
When the World Trade Center was attacked, reporters more used to reporting on terrorism overseas confronted the horror of experiencing it at home.
September 10, 2014 12:55pm
A tongue-in-cheek aliyah-promoting ad encourages young Diaspora Jews to find their “inner sabra.”
September 5, 2014 6:33pm
The Etzion bloc — where Israel seized almost 1,000 acres last week for Jewish settlements — was the first area of the West Bank to be settled after the Six-Day War.
August 30, 2014 9:32pm
In the mid 1930s, labor was on the rise in American Jewish schools, especially in New York.
August 28, 2014 2:30pm
Comedian Joan Rivers is in the hospital after going into cardiac arrest.
August 23, 2014 10:00pm
In April 1999 Israel took in 217 Kosovar Muslim refugees, offering them a “safe haven alongside the calm shores of the Israeli Mediterranean.”
August 16, 2014 10:00pm
Leonard Fein’s personality, eloquence — and consistently left-wing views — emerged as he spoke out on issues of the day.