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In the video below the Jewish community in Gondar, Ethiopia rushes against the clock to bake 50,000 matzot by hand in 18-minute increments. They are expecting approximately 3,000 people at the Seder, making it the largest seder in the world. Watch it here: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and...
Professor Rabbi Ken Spiro discusses the debate of whether or not the archaeological record supports the biblical narrative. In the following video he talks about how archaeology is proving the bible more and more, despite how much more archaeological excavation still needs to be done. According to Rabbi Spiro,...
And the winner of best A Capella Pesach video goes to Emma Stone of La La Land! Just kidding, it actually goes to Jewish A Capella group,  Y-Studs. Their new song is a Pesach-themed cover of the musical La La Land's opening song, "Another Day of Sun" The Y-Studs, or the "Yeshiva...
(Kveller) I love making latkes. But I loathe grating potatoes and cleaning the food processor and making a starchy mess in the kitchen. And I bet you do, too. For those who want to fry up some latkes but cut out a few steps, I have got such the hack for...
Ivanka Trump has been filling her Instagram with Jewish content recently. It may be to offset the anti-semitic incidents in the U.S. that some have been attributing to supporters of her father, President Donald Trump. It may just be because she is a proud Jew. On Thursday, the day...
The following recipe comes from Shannon Sarna on The Nosher via My Jewish Learning: This recipe might just be proof that you could put frosting and sprinkles on anything and it would be delicious, including matzah. White chocolate, whipped cream cheese filling, and a healthy shower in frosting makes this matzah...
(JTA) — Looking to celebrate Hanukkah but want to make this year a bit unique? Take a hint from these unusual menorahs — including ones made out of pita bread and exploded rockets — and your eight nights of Hanukkah will be sure to be different from all the...
Israel Hayom/JNS.org Pictured above: A parchment page from the 400-year-old Book of Esther scroll that will be uploaded to the website of Israel's national library. Credit: National Library of Israel. As the Purim holiday approaches, the National Library of Israel has put a 400-year-old hand-illustrated copy of the Book of...
(JTA) — When Hanukkah comes, it hangs around for more than a week. That means plenty of gifts to give, as well as ample time for procrastinators. For your favorite Person of the Book, you can’t go too wrong with giving, uh, a book. We have eight of them here,...
Public menorah lightings are planned around the world in locations ranging from ski towns and Caribbean islands to famous landmarks and sports arenas. The following is unedited via the AP: If you’re traveling or vacationing during the holiday, there may be a menorah lighting near you. The Jewish outreach organization Chabad-Lubavitch...
These photos have to get your head spinning!
BUDAPEST (JTA) — The outdoor ice skating rink — the largest in Central Europe — in Budapest’s city center has been part and parcel of Hungary’s Christmas tradition for nearly 150 years. Stretching across 3.5 acres between Heroes’ Square and Vajdahunyad Castle, the Budapest City Park Ice Rink draws hundreds...
Today is International Woman’s Day. This year's theme is #BeBoldForChange. The idea is to call on the masses or call on yourself to help forge a better working world - a more gender inclusive world. When you think of strong, inspirational Jewish women, who do you think of? Some of...
Great to see all different types of Jewish tradition celebrated on the chag.
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