Elsewhere: ‘spy’ unmasked, Sochi to Birthright, Christians’ Hebrew roots

The ‘spy’ who loved her: How a Brooklyn man posing as a former Mossad agent with friends in high places charmed and scammed a wealthy Upper East Side jeweler. (DNAinfo New York)
Sochi, then Birthright: American figure skater Jason Brown, 19, has risen from unknown to Olympian in just a year.  (N.Y. Jewish Week)

Christians explore Hebrew roots
: A group of Christians is observing the Torah to get closer to Jesus.  (Tablet)

Consent for controversial rite: New York is not enforcing consent requirements for metzitzah b’peh, a controversial circumcision rite. (Forward)

Talia Lavin is a contributing writer to JTA.