Eydie Gorme, who won two Grammy Awards singing solo and with her husband, Steve Lawrence, has died.
Amar’e Stoudemire, the New York Knicks star who claims Hebrew roots and is currently touring Israel, is seeking Israeli citizenship.
Rabbi David Lau, the recently elected chief Ashkenazi rabbi of Israel, has been accused of cheating on an ordination exam.
L’Osservatore Romano—the Vatican’s semi-official newspaper—slammed the use of anti-Semitic imagery by former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters at a concert in Belgium last month. The op-ed, however, did not mention Waters by name.
Pope Francis is considering making his first trip to Israel as pontiff next year.
Nine months after it was shut down by Superstorm Sandy, the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula’s Client Choice food center is back in business.
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N.Y. Festival of Song program looks at relationship between Jewish composers and holiday classics.
Joshua Safran’s coming-of-age memoir suggests a dark side to the ’60s-era vision of utopia.
Connection to Yiddish culture not seen as robust enough in new production.
The top 18 kosher white, red and Israeli wines; the American kosher wine scene and much more.