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JTA – Will Joc Pederson rebound from his second-half struggles of last season? Can Kevin Pillar build on his strong 2015 campaign? Will injuries derail onetime MVP Ryan Braun? These are some … more
NEW YORK (JTA) — Comic actor Adam Sandler bought a $150 “plumber’s menorah” at a Jewish-owned Manhattan hardware store. Sandler spotted the unusual Hanukkah candelabra in the window of Beacon Paint & Hardware while shooting a Noah … more
NEW YORK (JTA) — Ruth Bader Ginsburg will publish her first book since becoming a Supreme Court justice in 1993 — and it will include her thoughts on being Jewish. The New York-based publisher Simon & Schuster announced March 10 that … more
LAS VEGAS (JTA) – Rabbi Mel Hecht clutches his black coffee and paces in front of the Dunkin’ Donuts just down the road from the Red Rock Casino. It’s 2:27 p.m., and the couple said they’d be here by 2:20. The photographer has an … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – With the sudden passing this weekend of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court is now split 4-4 between liberals and conservatives, throwing into doubt how the court will rule on a raft of cases – including several watched … more
JTA – Billionaire businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein has donated $18.5 million to repair and restore the Lincoln Memorial. The donation from Rubenstein, the co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, to the National Park Foundation’s … more
JTA – The Iowa caucuses are over – and the first real test of the presidential candidates’ viability gave us more questions than answers. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, won the Republican caucus on Feb. 1, relegating Donald Trump, the … more
Lesléa Newman and Amy June Bates, author and illustrator of “Ketzel, the Cat who Composed,” Aharon Appelfeld, Philippe Dumas and Jeffrey M. Green, author, illustrator and translator of “Adam and Thomas,” and Laura Amy Schlitz, author of … more
BOSTON (JTA) – One hundred years to the day of the nomination of Louis Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg paid tribute to the first Jewish justice at a program at the university that bears his name. Ginsburg, who … more
JTA – A nonprofit group has been established to preserve and restore Jewish cemeteries in southern Maine. The Southern Maine Jewish Cemetery Association has taken ownership of two historic Portland cemeteries that have fallen into disrepair … more
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