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  • For trailblazing Israeli lacrosse squad, a pioneer for gay athletes in net

    July 10, 2014 | 12:48 pm

    In the years after coming out as gay, lacrosse player Andrew Goldstein recalls being asked on panel discussions whether major American professional sports leagues would include openly gay athletes.

    It’s a question, Goldstein said, that is no longer relevant with Jason Collins in...

  • In Slovakia, being strategic about preserving Jewish heritage

    August 29, 2011 | 10:21 am

    In 1989, on the eve of the fall of communism, the American poet Jerome Rothenberg published a powerful series of poems called “Khurbn” that dealt with the impact of the Holocaust on Eastern Europe.

    In one section, he recorded conversations he had had in Poland with local people who...