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  • Moshe Lazar, Sephardic Literature Scholar, 84

    By Tom Tugend

    December 27, 2012 | 1:20 pm

    Professor Moshe Lazar was a Renaissance man and polymath whose studies ranged across the centuries, from medieval Sephardic life and writings to modern Hebrew poetry, according to his colleagues and students at USC.

    Lazar died in his Culver City home on Dec. 13 following a...

  • The Spinka money trail—and the informant who brought them down

    By Amy Klein

    January 10, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    The first snow flutters hesitantly in Brooklyn. Men wearing fur streimel hats and women wearing sheitls walk briskly past the corner of 15th Avenue and 58th Street in Boro Park as if nothing extraordinary has happened here.

    And why not? The kosher shops of this self-contained...