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 By Dan Pine    Features    August 19, 2022

Once buried in Europe, a Hitler puppet stashed in Frank Oz's Oakland attic tells his family's Holocaust story

(J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) - Long before Frank Oz gained fame as the puppet master behind such iconic characters as Miss Piggy and Yoda, he was Frank Oznowicz, an...


JLens puts a focus on investing with Jewish values in mind

For sage financial wisdom, Julie Hammerman doesn’t turn only to someone with a proven track record like investor Warren Buffett. She also turns to Maimonides. As founder of the new nonprofit JLens Investor Network (,...

 By Dan Pine    Features    June 21, 2013

Body of quirk: The life and comedy of Allan Sherman

SAN FRANCISCO—Fifty years ago, a hit single took America by storm, one unlike anything on the top of the charts: ”Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah,” a paean to summer camp angst, sung by a pudgy...

 By Dan Pine    Features    May 31, 2013

Humanities professor, evolutionary biologist pursue Jews' genetic trail

By Dan Pine j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California As a professor of Jewish religion, Steve Weitzman studies the lives of biblical figures from Abraham to Zipporah. Now, thanks to his...

 By Dan Pine    Features    May 31, 2013

'Seinfeld's' George directs new musical based on '60s Jewish comedy LPs

Taking classic ’60s-era Jewish comedy albums and turning them into a modern-day musical? That’s a pretty big matzah ball hanging out there. Nothing actor Jason Alexander can’t handle. Best...

 By Dan Pine    Features    April 19, 2013

Poker pals in Philippines took gamble, saved 1,200 Jews

SAN FRANCISCO—Mary Farquhar’s earliest memory is of flame. Specifically, the flames of war in the last months of World War II, when Japanese forces battled the Americans in a fight to reclaim Manila, Farquhar’s city of refuge. She was a toddler...


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