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(JTA) — How often do you see pop culture fixtures wearing very visible Stars of David on a big stage? Two stars wore them, albeit for possibly different reasons, at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night. Jack Antonoff, pop music’s new “it” producer and songwriter — who is also...
(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...
Jared Kushner leaving the West Wing of the White House, Oct. 17, 2017. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) WASHINGTON (JTA) — Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, traveled to Saudi Arabia last week without announcement in a bid to advance Israeli-Palestinian peace. “The Senior Advisor to the President, the Deputy...
We received the message below from the OU earlier today and wanted to share it with you before Shabbat. The weekly kindling of Shabbat candles is a source of inspiration for shalom bayit, tranquility, within our homes. This Erev Shabbat, the Jewish community, and all people of good will, are...
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From kreplach to tayglach, these chefs keep it traditional and delicious. If you are in planning mode for your family’s High Holiday meals, you are not alone – even famous chefs do a lot of planning, and here’s what they will be serving. Take a cue from these recipes and add some...
TEANECK, N.J. (JTA) — When Ilene Fogelman was first diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer, it was hard for her to decide whether or not to look to the internet for support and information. On the one hand, she wanted reassurance from women who outlived the three-year life expectancy for...
Helen and Maurice Kaye became the 'longest married couple' in the UK today, while celebrating their 83rd anniversary. They were married in 1934 in south London, and are reportedly excited to move on to "the next milestone." (Jewish Chronicle) Though their eyes are on the future, they did include one fun...
If you understand even a small amount of Hebrew you should be able to understand this powerful video. Truly a must watch video which will change your life and the lives of anyone dealing with a difficult situation. An amazing woman!
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following remarks at the start of his meeting today in New York City with US President Donald Trump.. "I want to say that under your leadership, the alliance between America and Israel has never been stronger, never been deeper. I can say this in...
Corey Gil-Shuster has an entire Youtube channel devoted to asking Palestinians and Jews in Israel what their opinions are about a number of topics submitted by viewers. If you ever wanted to know what the other side is thinking, this channel can be a real eye opener. In two videos...
Festive occasions deserve only the finest mixed drinks, but not everyone likes playing bartender for hungry friends and relatives — especially when the upcoming holiday season stretches over three weeks and multiple meals. Here are a few crowd-pleasing cocktails that are sweet, festive and total crowd pleasers for the New...
Jonathan Burstyn, a Jewish gun instructor, at an NRA convention, August 2017. (Courtesy of Burstyn) CHICAGO (JTA) — Three days after a gunman killed 58 people in Las Vegas, a post in a Facebook group for Chicago Jews displayed a blurry photo of survivors fleeing the bullets. Next to it...


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