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  • Stars of David ripped from Jewish tombstones in Milan

    April 15, 2013 | 9:53 am

    More than a dozen tombstones at the Jewish section of Milan's main cemetery were vandalized.

    Vandals over the weekend tore off Stars of David decorating some 13 tombstones. Police in the northern Italian city are investigating.

    The Milan Jewish community spokesman said it was...

  • In southern Italy, long-lost Jews returning to the fold

    October 3, 2012 | 10:16 am

    In the Christian cemetery of this sleepy farming town on the spur of Italy’s boot, Lucia Leone looks up at a row of tombs marked incongruously by Stars of David.

    “That’s my mother,” she said. “And that’s my grandmother and great-grandmother. And that’s Donato Manduzio, who...

  • Famous and Jewish

    By Rob Eshman

    November 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Let us now praise famous Jews.

    Bless them, so smart or so accomplished, often both. It makes us swell with pride -- we can't help ourselves -- to learn that Gene Wilder is really Jerome Silberman. That Sarah Jessica Parker didn't have to undergo a reverse nose job to acquire her...

  • Creative Judaica Takes Different Path

    By Kelly Hartog

    April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    Walk into any Judaica store looking for a Kiddush cup, candlesticks or spice boxes and you’ll find yourself confronted with a plethora of silver and wood and an abundance of carved or engraved Jewish symbols from Stars of David to Lions of Judah.

    Painter and sculptor Tobi Kahn...

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