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  • These Jewish high school students are performing at the world’s largest arts festival

    (J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — Fifteen thespians from San Francisco’s Jewish high school have taken their original play to the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The students arrived in the United Kingdom this week and will be performing the show, “Alice and the Black Hole Blues,” at the world’s largest arts festival…

  • Trump’s Hebrew translator lets the president’s words speak for themselves

    SAN FRANCISCO (J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — A San Francisco teacher hired to translate into Hebrew President Trump’s “not very eloquent” (as she puts it) speeches last week in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem said she isn’t proud to be working for this administration and promised “my students get preference, especially over…

  • Sides swap character attacks in trial over Bay Area’s Koret Foundation

    SAN FRANCISCO (J., the Jewish news weekly of Northern California via JTA) — A civil trial focused on control of the $500 million Koret Foundation is pitting its founder’s widow, Susan Koret, against its former president and current board member, Tad Taube. And while the suit centers on the allocation of foundation grants and a…