11 inspiring Jews who died in 5777

Friday, October 27

NEW YORK (JTA) It’s always difficult to whittle down the list of influential Jews who died in a given year, but this year the task seemed to be especially tough. The number of Jews who left historic marks on their fields – and, more broadly, on Jewish culture – was remarkable.
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Letters to the editor

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From the archives

Brown University’s Iron Men

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