(JTA) — When the members of Radiohead take the stage in Israel Wednesday night, they will embark on one of the most politicized performances of their careers. Their imminent concert in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park has drawn the ire of pro-Palestinian advocates for months and reignited the debate over the...
If you’re married, have ever been married, or plan on getting married eventually, this is for you. This story was posted to reddit a while back but is making the rounds again and is worth a read because it carries a very important message. My Aha Moment happened because of a...
There is no place in the world as special as Camp Hasc! [vimeo 250154063 w=640 h=360] Camp HASC Concert 31 Video from CAMP HASC on Vimeo.
(JTA) — “It looks just like L.A.” A character in the Amazon series “Transparent” says this as she gets her first glimpse of Tel Aviv, and if you work for the Israeli government, or any of a number of pro-Israel groups, you probably couldn’t be happier. Even if the show will...
Can it be that there is a reality of asking oneself, should I buy more food for my child or a blanket to keep her warm at night? Yes. Sadly, it exists. Tov V’chesed is here to provide financial assistance to these families, by providing the necessary food these mother’s need to...
A man praying at the the century-old Ohel Shelomoh Synagogue in Kobe, Japan, June 26, 2009. (Serge Attal/Flash90) KOBE, Japan (JTA) — Like many international smugglers, the one servicing the Jewish community of this port city 300 miles east of Tokyo has perfected his poker face to avoid customs inspections. But...
Watch: The Meat Show- The Brooklyn Kid Whose Kosher Barbecue is Impressing the Best Pitmasters. Kosher BBQ Brisket at Izzy's Steakhouse. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXYk_j5nGYs]
(JTA) — It’s affixed upon the doorpost. It’s wooden, thin and rectangular, but with rounded corners. It’s meant to fulfill a biblical commandment. And it bears a verse from the Gospel of John about the resurrection of Jesus Christ. That’s right: It’s a Christian mezuzah. Karen Goode calls her creation the Doorpost...
Arepas are essentially griddle cakes made from pre-cooked cornmeal. The beauty of this is that arepas can be prepared in a myriad of ways: grilled, fried or sauteed in oil. In addition they can be stuffed, topped with ingredients — or extra ingredients can even be mixed into the...
TEL AVIV (JTA) – The sufganiyah is the plump, shining star of Hanukkah in Israel. During the holiday season, the famed jelly doughnut poses in the windows of cafés and bakeries across the country. It sparkles with oil and sugar, and shows just enough filling to keep fans interested. Every year,...
Watch YU fans support their team and celebrate in the spirit of Purim and Chodesh Adar as their basketball team progresses to the NCAA Division III tournament. Wow and a huge OnlySimchas!
Last Monday in a wedding hall in the Galilee, the drummer playing the wedding choked on a piece of steak. This is live footage from the event where United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Mordechai Mammon was at a nearby table and came over to help. He successfully dislodged the blockage...
(The Nosher) Each Jewish holiday has its iconic food: For Pesach it’s the symbolic matzah; for Rosh Hashanah it’s sweet honey and new fruits. For Purim we get the delectable hamantaschen; and for Chanukah it’s oil. That purified olive oil, used to rekindle the iconic seven branched menora that was...
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(JTA) — United Orthodox Synagogues, a Modern Orthodox congregation in Houston that was inundated with seven feet of water during Hurricane Harvey, will demolish the sanctuary, offices and school wing of its building. The congregation’s elevated reception hall will be used as a temporary sanctuary space for the immediate future,...


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