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New Yorker cartoonist Liana Finck draws on the light and shadows of her Jewish upbringing

NEW YORK (JTA)-Liana Finck is in the eating area of a grocery store in Southampton, New York, and I've interrupted her beach excursion. Once a week, the Brooklyn-based illustrator rides a train to the...

 

Devastating war injury turns Israeli soldier into best-selling author and doctor

JERUSALEM-When Asael Lubotzky led his soldiers into battle against Hezbollah 12 years ago during the Second Lebanon War, he knew he might be wounded or even killed. What the infantry platoon...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Evelyn Berezin, who built word processor, dies at 93 By Andrew Silow-Carroll (JTA)—Evelyn Berezin, a Bronx-born daughter of Jewish immigrants from Russia who built and marketed the first computerized word processor, died Saturday in Manhattan. She...

 

One of the most powerful moments in 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

(JTA)-"If Beale Street Could Talk," the new film from "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins, is at heart a film about African-American love during a time of rampant racism. It's an adaption of James Bald...

 

Newly elected progressive Democrat Angie Craig promises 'strong' support for Israel, denounces BDS

(JNS)-Angie Craig, 46, is a health-care executive who unseated incumbent Republican Rep. Jason Lewis on Nov. 6 and became the first LGBTQ person elected to Congress from Minnesota. JNS talked with...

 

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