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Noa Kirel, Israeli singer and IDF soldier, signs historic deal

The contract signed by the Israeli singer and the American record company is historic in terms of the Israeli music industry.

A famous Jerusalem grandfather: Reb Aryeh Levin

Fifty years after the famed ‘Tzadik of Jerusalem’ passed away, his grandson continues in his ways and perpetuates his ideals.

By DAVID OLIVESTONE
12/04/2019
Letters

Letters to the editor

On the legacy of Isaac Ochberg.

Einstein's notes on the physics of the atomic bomb and nuclear reactor

110 of Albert Einstein's documents newly unveiled for 140th birthday

In honor of the scientist's 140th birthday, Hebrew University revealed newly-acquired pages of equations and private letters.

06/03/2019

The shmatte trade

Andrew Gross’s latest novel stars the rough-and-tumble Jewish gangsters of 1930s New York City.

By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
02/01/2019
Elie Wiesel participates in a discussion on Capitol Hill in Washington, on March 2, 2015

Learning from a legend

Ariel Burger details his own journey and his experiences working for Elie Wiesel in a new memoir.

By ELAINE MARGOLIN
06/12/2018
Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer announces first pregnancy

The comedian took to social media to share the news with the world.

One of the shipwrecks found

An ideal Jewish Polynesian royal husband

Life was beautiful, bountiful and placid.

By EROL ARAF
15/10/2018
Marcel Marceau

Marcel Marceau: Grappling with the past through silence

This extraordinary story began with Marceau’s participation in the French underground, when he helped smuggle persecuted Jewish children and forged identity cards.

By FRANCOISE S.OUZAN
26/09/2018
The world's most influential Jews of 5778

The 50 most influential Jews of the year

Who are the world's most powerful Jews?

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