Dave Aronberg, the Democratic state attorney in Palm Beach County, Florida, and wife Lynn are divorcing after just over two years. She’s blaming Donald Trump, among other reasons, but it turns out the couple should have listened to their rabbi. In interviews and a news release, Lynn Aronberg describes herself as...
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When you think of the ideal place to do a wedding photo shoot, you probably think of a beautiful park or garden or building or shul. But not this couple. Isabella Sablan and Michael Delvalle wanted to do their wedding photos somewhere that was fitting for their relationship, and...
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...
We know Purim is over, but we had to acknowledge this young Israeli woman dressed up as a statue for Purim . Makes you do a double take!   Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories    By: ענת נגר Via: פשפשוק
There are many things Koreans and Hasidic Jews have in common: An emphasis on studying, good food, and even the Talmud. Shockingly though, the music of these two very different cultures often sounds the same as well. Try it for yourself with the quiz from the website koreanorhasidic.com. It's harder than...
After being released from jail last month, Kodak Black, famous 20-year-old rapper, decided that he needs some transformation- starting with his name. Ever since deciding he is from the lineage of the Levities and is a Hebrew Israelite, Black Legally changed his name to "Bill Kahan Blanco". Kahan which means...
While some state authorities and financial regulators might deride bitcoin, more people are using the cryptocurrency in their everyday lives. This has recently become evident by divorce cases around the globe involving bitcoin, with the latest example coming from Israel. Bitcoin.com reports a rabbinical court in Israel is now facing a bitcoin-related...
(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...
(Jewniverse) “Lowly Bagel Transformed by an Artist,” reads the 1974 New York Times headline. Around these parts, we don’t tend to think of bagels as lowly to begin with—but what a young woman named Judy Blau did to bagels was decidedly elevating. For a time in the seventies, the Blau family bathtub in...
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...
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Here's something you don't see everyday! A male Elsa impersonator thought it would be funny to dress up as the icy princess during the recent bouts of cold weather. When a van got stuck in front of his house, he generously offered a hand. The fact that he was...
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...
  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...
(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,...
Carrying a suitcase over a sandy beach may not sound like much fun but for the winners of an online contest run by the Israeli Tourism Ministry and the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, it is worth the effort. After all, it’s not every day visitors to Israel get to stay...


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