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Police on Wednesday were trying to piece together how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked a massive search on a snowy New York mountainside ended up six days later in California, confused and still in ski clothes. Toronto firefighter Constantinos “Danny” Filippidis told investigators he doesn’t know what happened after...
(JTA) — Not even couscous is safe from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. For decades, Israelis and Palestinians have fought over land. They’ve fought over history. They’ve fought over holy sites and religious doctrine and water sources. Now, apparently, they’re fighting over the delicious grain dish that I always buy when I...
What’s next for Uno? Dos, of course. Mattel is launching the new card game Dos next month in hopes of giving its nearly 50-year-old Uno brand a second life. Dos has similar rules as Uno, except players make two piles of cards and can throw down two cards at a...
What do you get when you cross the ever-popular fidget spinner with a kosher phone? A Kosher phone spinner? See the clip below from Yideo Clips' Facebook page to see it in action.
(JTA) — When India has a drought, hummus prices in Britain suffer. Insufficient rains in India have led to several years of a reduced chickpea harvest, The New York Times reported Thursday. Chickpeas are the main ingredient in hummus. India, the world’s largest chickpea producer, uses most of its yield for domestic consumption,...
On Sunday morning a shocking video went viral on social media that depicted Rabbi Eliezer Berland conducting, what appears to be an act that goes against all the teachings of Torah and Halachah. Rabbi Berland is the community leader of the Shuvu Banim community. While many people were shocked by...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is now the proud owner of an apartment in downtown Tel Aviv. He inherited the 1 1/2-bedroom apartment from his former high school German teacher, Mina Yuditskaya Berliner, who died in December at 96, Ynet reported. Berliner left the apartment to Putin via the Russian...
WHIPPANY, N.J. (New Jersey Jewish News via JTA) — If Bea Slater had ever been a shrinking violet, her sudden celebrity might be uncomfortable. At 90, the great-grandmother has her image plastered on billboards and bus shelters up and down Manhattan and in Brooklyn. There’s even one on the roof above...
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...
Have you ever seen pigs fly? Or surf? Pickles the Pig is a surfing pig who is also working on his painting skills. Maybe he's hoping to become the next Pig-casso? (We'll see ourselves out.) [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGeFIL2R8jQ]
(The Nosher) There are so many wonderful Jewish foods to enjoy: sabich and pastrami, kubaneh and knishes, babka and bimuelos. But there’s also some seriously cringe-worthy traditional Jewish foods that still grace many holiday and Friday night dinner tables. Of course there is the argument to be made that one man’s gefilte fish jelly is another man’s caviar....
This snow tornado was recently caught on film in Austria, and it's kind of mesmerizing to watch. Check it out: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXZylhnkMoY]
Even thermometers can’t keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia’s remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas Tuesday. In Yakutia — a region of 1 million people about 3,300 miles (5,300 kilometers) east of Moscow — students routinely go to...


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