February 3, 2014 5:19pm
The World War II military unit that inspired a new Hollywood movie helped recover millions of Jewish books and artifacts.
January 24, 2014 1:02pm
Brandeis University disclosed that it paid former university president Jehuda Reinharz $811,000 for accumulated sabbatical leave that he never took during his 17-year presidency.
January 22, 2014 11:20am
An illustrated children’s book that tells the story of the Passover Exodus in the voice of a young slave girl is among the top winners of this year’s Sydney Taylor Book Award.
January 12, 2014 4:10pm
A Boston-area Jewish teen whose fight against the rare genetic disease progeria was chronicled in an Academy Award-contending documentary has died.
January 8, 2014 3:25pm
The Maimonides School was a hive of activity Wednesday morning as the search continued for Caleb Jacoby.
December 17, 2013 4:48am
The founders of Kar-Ben, a publisher of Jewish children’s books that includes the “Shalom Sesame” series and “Six Million Paper Clips,” are retiring after 40 years.
December 16, 2013 6:09am
Alan Dershowitz, one of the country’s most prominent lawyers and a passionate advocate for Israel, is retiring from Harvard Law School.
December 6, 2013 2:14pm
Companies with connections to Israel contributed $6.2 billion to the Massachusetts economy last year, a new study found.
November 25, 2013 2:49pm
An important collection of Judaica donated to Boston’s Museum of Fine Art places its holdings on a national footing among mainstream museums in North America.
November 25, 2013 11:15am
An angst-ridden purple gorilla and a bear mistaken for a rabbi (via Eric Kimmel) are among the characters who enliven the Hanukkah celebration in new holiday books.
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