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07/06/2015 - 20:00 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Shut out from the medals podium at the Summer Olympics in London three years ago, Israeli athletes returned home from their latest international sporting competition with better results last week.

06/29/2015 - 20:00 | | Staff Writer | Lens

When you think university rowing races, you think Oxford-Cambridge on the Thames, or Harvard-Yale on (Connecticut’s) Thames.

06/22/2015 - 20:00 | | Lens

Four college students, alumni of The Jewish Week’s Write On For Israel educational project, were honored for their pro-Israel leadership on campus at Write On’s 2015 graduation ceremonies June 11 at Park Avenue Synagogue.

06/16/2015 - 20:00 | | Staff Writer | Lens

This coin probably was not worth very much when it was minted three millennia ago, but it’s priceless to contemporary historians and archaeologists.

06/08/2015 - 20:00 | | Lens

For the past couple of decades, appetizing fans in the know have made a weekly pilgrimage to a Greenpoint, Brooklyn factory. There, a 60-year-old fish-smoking plant offers retail shoppers a wealth of delicacies — from fatty sable tail to peppery pastrami lox and much, much more — all at bargain-basement prices.

06/01/2015 - 20:00 | | Staff Writer | Lens

In its glory days, in the early years on the 20th century, the Dar Bishi synagogue in Tripoli, in the capital’s Old City a few blocks from the Mediterranean, was the pride of Libyan Jewry; it was considered the most beautiful Jewish house of worship in the country.