Shapovalov ranked 20th after semi-final finish in Miami

Israeli-born Jewish Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov, 19, of Richmond Hill, Ont. reached the highest ranking of his career at 20th by finishing as a semi-finalist at the two week Miami Open tournament that took place at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami that ended on March 31.
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Ruth Schweitzer details the Kiever Shul’s recent fundraising event called Fiddlers for the Roof, which featured traditional Iranian music with a focus on Jewish musicians, klezmer and other eastern European styles, along with cajun and zydeco music.
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Michael Fraiman urges Marvel Studios to write the Thing, aka Benjamin Grimm’s, Jewish backstory into their upcoming Fantastic Four remake.
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In a special travel piece, Michael Benedict tries to unravel how the names of his grandmother and her brothers got added to their parents’ tombstones at the Berlin Jewish cemetery.
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Valley of Tears, an ambitious eight-episode miniseries that depicts the 1973 Yom Kippur War through the eyes of three young combatants, reportedly will cost $1 million per episode. It will be Israel’s highest-budgeted television show ever.