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  • Letters to the editor: Marty Kaplan, race relations in America and more

    July 20, 2016 | 9:28 am

    We Are All in This Together

    Dear Marty Kaplan, I am a 90-year-old African-American with a 100-year-old Jewish friend. You said all that can and should be said on this tragic state of affairs in our country (“Are We Better Than This?” July 15). May you continue to write such...

  • Baseball, Jews and the American dream

    By Jared Sichel

    April 7, 2016 | 11:08 am

    In 1903, the Yiddish-language Forverts published a letter from a Russian immigrant, who’d written to say he didn’t understand the point of the game of baseball, the sport so beloved by all Americans.

    “What is the point of a crazy game like baseball?” the perplexed reader asked....

  • Justice Arthur Goldberg, baseball’s Joe Berg spied for U.S. during WWII

    August 15, 2008 | 4:42 pm

    WASHINGTON (JTA)—Several prominent Jews spied for the United States during World War II, newly released documents show.

    Former Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg, philanthropist and businessman Laurence Tisch and baseball player Moe Berg were among the 35,000 men and women whose...