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04/29/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Like many Americans, some eighth- and ninth-grade day school students from Livingston, N.J., will be eagerly following next week’s launch of a Space X rocket and experiments later this year on the International Space Station.

04/14/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

It was a day of blue and white, of orange and green.

On a recent Sunday morning, men’s lacrosse teams from Israel and Ireland met for a “friendly” — sports talk for an exhibition game or match — at Centre Island Beach Park in Bayville, L.I., near the edge of the Long Island Sound.

04/08/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Jewish tradition suggests that preparation for Passover starts 30 days before the holiday starts. In other words, right after Purim.

04/01/2014 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Lens

On Monday night, 19 wineries, wine stores and wine importers offered hundreds of selections at The Jewish Week’s fifth annual Grand Kosher Wine Tasting. The event, held at City Winery, the airy event space on Varick Street in Manhattan, was timed to arrive on the heels of the last month’s publication of The Jewish Week’s 2014 Kosher Wine Guide.

03/25/2014 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Lens

On the streets of Washington Heights and inside the Nathan Lamport Auditorium on the Yeshiva University campus, the YU community on Sunday marked the largest number of rabbis it has ever ordained on one day.