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  • New Sandy Koufax bio

    “Sandy Koufax: A Lefty’s Legacy,” isn’t a typical biography of the great Dodger pitcher. In addition to charting his meteoric rise in baseball, author Jane Leavy also examines the way that America reacted to a Jewish sports star.

  • Were there Jews in Hitler’s army?

    The book “Hitler’s Jewish Soldiers,” about the strange-but-true story of wartime German soldiers with Jewish roots, is making waves in both the media and academia.

  • 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.

  • Widow helps case against camp guard

    Testimony from an Austrian farmer´s widow has helped convince a U.S. court to uphold a decision revoking the citizenship of a former Nazi concentration camp guard.

  • 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…