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Liev Schreiber

Jewish actor Liev Schreiber will play Anne Frank’s father Otto in a new Disney+ limited series, the latest dramatization of the Frank family’s harrowing...

Aliyah.com

Koby Geduld clocks into work at 7 p.m. most nights. He’s a project coordinator for Tile, the San Mateo–based maker of Bluetooth-enabled tracking devices....

“Who Do You Think You Are?”

Movie star Gwyneth Paltrow has funded a sign chronicling the history of the Jews in her ancestors’ hometown in Poland.     The informational signboard—as...

Sent with Love

The United States Postal Service released a new series of Forever stamps Friday in honor of Shel Silverstein, the Jewish author and illustrator who...

High (Court) Art

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that heirs to a German Jewish art dealer could use the U.S. court system to reclaim a valuable painting...

Immigrants and Independence Days

It sure helps to be an immigrant when it comes to celebrating your country’s independence day. Immigrants, especially if they have come as adults,...

Gobsmacked and Gleeful

A few months ago, Israel was named the 9th Happiest Country in the World in a publication called “World’s Happiness Report,” a highly touted...

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University that fired Jewish professor who reported antisemitic incidents violated his academic freedom, panel finds By Andrew Lapin, JTA      A university in Oregon that...

Summer Fun

I am a camp person through and through. Camp has always been my happy place. For a long time it was the only place I...

Life Lessons Under the Stars

Even though I haven’t technically been a camp counselor for a decade or so, the role has never fully left me. Camp counseloring is...

Orange County’s Jewish History- And the Silver Medal Goes To…

The Southern California Horticultural Society Exhibition was a short-lived affair (1878-1882), in which time a pavilion was built, five Horticultural Fairs were held, and...