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July 18, 2014 5:00pm
In 1934, a Jewish boxer “walloped the daylights out of Hamas.” Steve Hamas, that is.
June 26, 2014 3:37pm
One name, two Jewish leaders, two dead wives.
June 24, 2014 4:47pm
Sari Laufer was in the lead for part of the game, but ceded a “Yentl” question to a non-rabbinic contestant.
June 20, 2014 4:07pm
In DP camps, refugee enclaves and even an Italian deportation camp, soccer was a major recreational outlet.
June 19, 2014 3:02pm
A report argues that Modern Orthodoxy’s flagship institution was brought low not by Madoff but by other high-risk investments.
June 18, 2014 10:56am
The kippah-wearing Josh Orlian debuts with a surprisingly risque standup routine.
June 17, 2014 12:00pm
“I’m more Jewish than you think I am,” Texas Gov. Rick Perry tells a reporter as he dines on a deli sandwich.
June 12, 2014 4:33pm
Two decades ago, tens of thousands gathered in Crown Heights hoping to catch a glimpse of the Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson’s coffin.
June 9, 2014 7:12pm
Rabbi Sari Laufer temporarily swaps the synagogue bimah for the game-show studio.
June 6, 2014 1:44pm
A Polish city rebuffs — and then accepts — a Wilkes-Barre Jew’s $100,000 bequest.