Top Ten

A crossword puzzle for the month of Sivan

Charitable Crossings

A crossword puzzle created especially for the JFN by Tablet Magazine

Ice Queen

For an Orthodox preteen, Tonya Harding was a hero—and a Purim inspiration

Branching Out

A crossword puzzle celebrating Judaism’s denominations

Big Man

The Coney Island attraction who made wrestling history

Game Face

A visit to the ladies who determine the dos and don’ts of mah jongg

In Training

Boxer Yuri Foreman is about to fight for the middleweight title. He’s also studying to be a rabbi.

Flexing Some Muscle

The boxers and strongmen who turned the image of the Jewish nebbish on its head

Draft Notice

Tel Aviv basketball star Omri Casspi is poised to become the first Israeli to play in the NBA

Peaks of Perfection

An Austrian museum mounts an exhibition on the Jewish love affair with the Alps

The Longest Yard

How Benny Friedman made football a quarterback’s game

Tenacious D

Igor Olshansky’s path to the NFL

Take a Hike

Dan White’s adventures on the Pacific Crest Trail


A murky homeland is hard to stand by

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