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  • Yiddish radio retrospective hits the airwaves

    Beginning next week, National Public Radio will broadcast "The Yiddish Radio Project," which tells the story of Yiddish radio´s heyday.

  • A comic-book look at Jewish life

    "Hoppel Poppel," a new comic book for adults, is filled with sometimes funny, sometimes bawdy tales about Jewish life.

  • Texas Jewish publisher dies at 85

    Jimmy Wisch, a journalist and businessman who ran the Texas Jewish Post for 56 years, died in his sleep at the age of 85.

  • Holocaust exhibit proves controversial

    Even before it opens, an upcoming exhibit on the Holocaust at the local Jewish museum is causing controversy in the Jewish community.

  • Holocaust hero dies at 90

    Gerhart Riegner, who first alerted the world to the Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews, died of pneumonia Monday in Switzerland at the age of 90.

  • Sharpton under fire for meeting Arafat

    For a trip that was not supposed to involve foreign policy, the Rev. Al Sharpton’s visit to Israel has turned out to be pretty political — and controversial. On his three-day visit to Israel this week, Sharpton visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial a

  • Sharpton under fire for meeting Arafat

    NEW YORK (JTA) — For a trip that was not supposed to involve foreign policy, the Rev. Al Sharpton’s visit to Israel has turned out to be pretty political — and controversial. On his three-day visit to Israel this week, Sharpton visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and an Ethiopian immigrant absorption center, and met…

  • Holocaust massacres become historical focus

    NEW YORK, Sept. 25 (JTA) — The word “Auschwitz” brings a recognizable chill to the spine. Adults and children in much of the world are taught about the gas chambers that symbolize the worst of the Holocaust — and of human horrors. But for many, the term “Babi Yar” — where more than 33,000 Jews…

  • Terrorist attacks spark anger, prayer

    NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (JTA) — Even for North American Jews used to thinking about security issues at home — and confronting terrorist acts in Israel — the series of horrific acts that struck Tuesday came as a devastating, unimaginable blow. “This is surreal. This whole situation seems surreal,” said Martin Raffel, the associate director…

  • Surreal’ attacks spark anger, prayer

    Even for North American Jews used to thinking about security issues at home — and confronting terrorist acts in Israel — Tuesday’s series of horrific acts came as a devastating, unimaginable blow.