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March 18, 2014 4:05pm
The Austrian-born woman talked the Gestapo into releasing her husband, caught a last-minute boat to China and eventually ended up in a rent-controlled Manhattan apartment.
March 14, 2014 12:22pm
Nickolay Lamm, the 25-year-old behind the Lammily doll, insists he is not trying to pick a fight with the iconic Mattel toy.
March 13, 2014 5:15pm
The slain Hasidic landlord’s name was chosen from a charity raffle he had entered last year.
March 13, 2014 3:57pm
“Cities and towns that are usually packed with children in costumes were uncharacteristically quiet,” JTA reported after Baruch Goldstein’s murder of 29 Palestinian worshippers in Hebron.
March 12, 2014 12:27pm
With the National Council of Jewish Women using the Fast of Esther to highlight immigration reform, here are some ways the group could use the other minor fast days to draw attention to its causes.
March 10, 2014 4:40pm
Watch Leo Bretholz, who passed away this weekend, describe how he managed to escape from a French train bound for Auschwitz.
March 9, 2014 2:48pm
A 1933 JTA series documented life on a Jewish collective in Crimea where “the ghetto Jew is gradually being transformed into a new man.”
March 7, 2014 12:38pm
Acclaimed writer Gary Shteyngart devoted a chapter of his new tragicomic memoir to his alma mater, the Solomon Schechter School of Queens, but none of what he has to say is particularly flattering.
March 6, 2014 11:25am
Was the PJ Library right to make a book involving an LGBT family by request only?
February 28, 2014 4:28pm
Why are two American Jewish foundations distributing Arabic books?