By Eddie Dvir By now everyone has either heard about the craze that has taken the globe by storm, the fidget spinner. Thousands of middle aged kids are spinning them in school, on the street or at your local shul. The fidget spinner is simple little colorful device that has a...
  Muslim Gold Star father Khizr Khan, whose speech at the Democratic National Convention made waves when he famously offered to lend Donald Trump his copy of the U.S. Constitution, is unable to attend a speaking event in Toronto because his "travel privileges" are reportedly "being reviewed." During his speech at the...
Now in Gush Etzion. Maybe one day there will be world peace?!
ENSCHEDE, Netherlands (JTA) — For most matzah bakeries, Passover is their lifeline and only claim to financial viability. After the weeklong holiday, during which Jews are commanded to consume matzah to commemorate their ancestors’ hurried flight out of Egypt, demand for the famously tasteless cracker drops sharply. Except, that is, in the...
Check out this shortened video of the big Abeles & Heymann Best Dressed Kosher Hot Dog Contest from Kosherfest last week. Congrats to all the participants and the big winner!
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(JTA) — Seth Meyers’ newborn baby boy is named Axel Strahl Meyers. The Strahl in there might sound unusual, and that’s because it’s actually a surname — one that belonged to his wife’s grandparents, who were both Holocaust survivors. In a touching segment on his NBC show “Late Night with...
Israeli tourists in Georgia (the country) ran into a group of Iranian tourists that were traveling in the same area. When the Iranians realized that they were standing near Israelis, they simply started dancing with them. Strange. Who knew the Iranian people didn't necessarily feel the same way about Jews...
This story is what Hollywood movies are made of. Grab the tissues, because this tale of true love is about to unlock the faucets: After almost 70  years of marriage, Teresa Vatkin, 89, and Isaac Vatkin, 91, died less than 40 minutes apart, holding hands across their hospital beds.  Their...
Meat sushi is exactly what it sounds like - sushi that uses meat instead of fish. It's a new food trend that is making its way across the Jewish culinary world, but it's not a food that everyone is quite ready for because of the 6-hour commitment. Check out...
Elton John, the British singer famous for hits like "Candle in the Wind," "Tiny Dancer," and "Can You Feel the Love Tonight", was the guest of honor at the opening ceremony of British graffiti artist Banksy’s new hotel in Bethlehem. The famous singer recorded a special message that was...
Israel has strongly condemned the decision by a Dublin City Council subcommittee on ceremonies to raise the Palestinian flag over city hall in solidarity with the Palestinian people “who have lived under brutal Israeli occupation.” According to the decision Tuesday, the flag will be raised on May 15th, marking 50...
More than 100 prisoners at an Edinburgh prison are claiming to be Jewish so they can eat better-quality kosher meals, an official inspection report has revealed. “A significant number of prisoners had decided to move onto a kosher diet, which did not appear to be for wholly faith based reasons” HMIPS...
  Ynet has released a recording of one of the bomb threats made to to a JCC on January 18. The brief call was made with voice-disguising technology that protects the caller’s identity. An Israeli teen with dual Israeli and American citizenship living in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was arrested...
 In the wake of an unprecedented wave of bomb threats against JCCs and vandalism at Jewish cemeteries across North America, Jewish leaders met Thursday with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Leaders from the JCC Association of North America as well as the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Conference of Presidents of Major...
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