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  • Brandeis, Frankfurter on new stamps

    The images of Jewish U.S. Supreme Court justices Louis Brandeis and Felix Frankfurter are included in a new series of postage stamps.

  • Synagogue hails Dutch lawmaker as a hero

    In his home continent, Dutch politician Geert Wilders is something of a pariah over his harsh views on Islam, but he was cheered during a recent speech at a synagogue near Boston and is receiving support from two organizations with strong ties to the American Jewish community.

  • Book on King-Heschel bond wins children’s lit award

    A book that traces the lives and friendship of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel won an award for Jewish children’s literature.

  • Jewish girls’ magazine wins $100,000

    A magazine published by and for Jewish girls won a $100,000 prize.

  • Edward Cohen: Slain labor leader remembered

    Edward Cohen, a rising labor leader in Boston, was shot and killed in a random shooting in 1907. Despite being mourned by thousands, including Louis Brandeis, he was eventually forgotten in the ensuing decades. But now efforts are underway to reclaim his

  • Faked Shoah memoir spurs concerns

    In the wake of the recent disclosure by the author of a Holocaust memoir that her best-selling book is a fake, historians are worried that such incidents will cast doubt on legitimate Holocaust scholarship and memoirs.

  • Armenians push forward with ADL fight

    Nearly two months after the Anti-Defamation League reversed itself by acknowledging the World War I-era massacres of Armenians as “tantamount to genocide,” activists in the Boston area are pushing ahead with their campaign against the organization.

  • Biotech booming in Israel

    Academic research, government support and entrepreneurial zeal have fueled a boom in Israeli biotechnology, but it’s mostly foreign investors cashing in for now.

  • Mediation effort over Boston mosque

    As the Workmen’s Circle tries to mediate a battle over a Boston mosque, some claim the Islamic group at the heart of the case is trying to stifle legitimate debate by suing a pro-Israel organization.

  • Americans to undergo ‘Treatment

    A smash Israeli TV series is being adapted for HBO by some big names in Hollywood who are betting the American version will captivate audiences, too.