07/30/2013 | | Staff Writer | Lens

It was two weeks of medals and memories, familiar athletic events and new connections to Jewish tradition.

07/23/2013 | | Staff Writer | Lens

The first week of the Maccabiah Games marked several firsts.

07/16/2013 | | Staff Writer | Lens

New in Tel Aviv: a chance to check out books instead of bods.

07/09/2013 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Seventy-five years ago Kurt Stern was among some 10,000 youngsters who came alone to England, from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia, as part of the Kindertransport rescue mission that brought the children, mostly Jews, to homes of families, mostly non-Jews, in the United Kingdom.

07/03/2013 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Studying at yeshivas in Israel in 2011 during their gap year before they started college, Alex Goldberg and Aharon Watson, graduates of Yeshiva University’s Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy, learned about United Hatzalah, an independent, neighborhood-based volunteer emergency medical service that supplements the work of the country’s established Magen David Adom ambulance and blood bank service.

06/25/2013 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Lacrosse, a sport with centuries-old tribal roots in Canada and fast-growing popularity in the United States, is now establishing a small presence in Israel.