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‘Not Giving Up’

William Dash describes his journey through life. When I was 2½ years old, I was diagnosed with autism. I was nonverbal and self-abusive. My parents...

Editor’s Note: To Our Grads…

We are honored to feature you in our annual Cap & Gown issue! Congratulations on your graduation! We at the Jewish News are so proud...

Why I’m Sticking with World ORT

World ORT reaches more than 300,000 beneficiaries in over 30 countries every year. I have been privileged to be involved in Jewish communal life since...

Corona’s Blank Check: Is COVID-19 A Death Knell to Israeli Democracy?

Israel’s Supreme Court needs to hold Netanyahu accountable for corruption charges, not increase his power in a time of crisis. While some Israelis are breathing...

Books of the People

Explain or escape from the world around you with these good reads. After decades of declining sales, as newspapers and printed documents lost out in...

You Animal, You!

It's all about animals. Puppies are adorable. My wife fears cats. Canaries are messy. I’ve buried too many hamsters to continue a love of them. We...

The Faces of the Dead

We should remember the lessons of the Life Magazine cover story from 51 years ago. On June 27, 1969, during the peak of the Vietnam...

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Who is that Masked Man?

Bais Chabad pitcher Larry Lipnik says wearing a mask while playing softball ‘isn’t a big deal.’ Larry Lipnik wears a mask while he plays softball...

Looking Back: RIP, ‘Zombie Bandit’

You may not recognize his name, but you might recall his nickname: Alan Hurwitz earned fame, or perhaps infamy, as the “Zombie Bandit.” Alan Hurwitz...