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The following recipe comes from the Nosher via My Jewish Learning: Ingredients 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 2 medium onions, chopped (or use one large leek plus one onion) 2 lbs all-purpose potatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped 6 cups vegetable stock salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/8 tsp freshly ground nutmeg 3/4 cup cream 1 Tbsp...
Ballplayers in blue-and-white will be remembered for their chutzpah at bat and Mensch on a Bench mascot in debut appearance at global baseball event.   Team Israel had a great run at the World Baseball Classic tournament while it lasted. The ballplayers with a David vs. Goliath approach came out swinging...
While most of their American classmates were gearing for college stateside, the Paul twins decided to take the big step to make Aliyah. Identical twin sisters Yarden and Rachel Paul moved to Israel with the aid of the IDF's Garin Tzabar and joined the IDF as 'lone soldiers', although...
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. His channel is now called the Ask Project. If you ever wanted to know what the other side is thinking, this channel can...
A federal judge in Hawaii has just issued a nationwide order (read : Here ) President Trump’s second attempt at a travel ban on travel from parts of the Muslim world, dealing a huge political blow to the White House and signaling that those in favor of the ban are facing...
Adam Krief (Moshe Chaim ben Rubin Z"L) was laid to rest today at Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills cemetery in Los Angeles. Everyone was in shock when they heard the news of Adam’s death Tuesday.  Adam was a Jewish father of three young children, Lev, Joel, and Luca,  from Los Angeles. He was diagnosed with...
The growing divide between Orthodox and Reform Jews is creating a significant impact on American Jewish support for the State of Israel. As the Reform sect of Judaism continues to grow, the leaders of these communities are becoming a more focal point of the Israeli government’s outreach initiatives aimed...
Intent on making 2017 your Best Year Ever? We can help with that, thanks to our 2017 Coach of the Month series. One of the quickest and easiest ways to make a big impact on the overall neatness of your bedroom is to just take a few minutes and...
Stephen M. Flatow/JNS.org Pictured above: Hollywood actor Richard Gere (left), Israeli film director Joseph Cedar (center) and Israeli actor Lior Ashkenazi attend a press conference for the new movie “Norman”—which stars Gere and Ashkenazi—at the Jerusalem Cinematheque March 9, 2017. Credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. Diplomats never pretend to be experts on acting,...
If you thought you didn't have to worry about your kids while they were at school, think again. A new "game" is becoming popular with students at Yeshivas across the country, and it's causing a lot of concern among parents. Known as the "eraser challenge," it involves kids rubbing...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with President Donald Trump’s special representative for international negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, for more than five hours in Jerusalem amid the Trump administration’s efforts to jumpstart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, which have been frozen since 2014. One of the first signs of the Trump administration’s interest...
Pictured above: To meet a growing demand, matzah bakeries begin baking shmurah matzah as early as October, producing batches of the charred discs for consumption the world over. (Photo: Eliyahu Parypa / Chabad.org) Passover is around the corner, and handmade shmurah matzah is starting to pop up on supermarket shelves....
Rabbi Jack Riemer/JNS.org I have questions about some of the subjects that have been chosen for the Jewish Lives book series from Yale University Press. I wonder what Sarah Bernhardt or Benjamin Disraeli or Groucho Marx would think if they found out that they were featured in a series of...
This Israeli teacher starts his day by greeting each of his students with a secret handshake! He and many other teachers were inspired to do this little morning ritual with students after Thomas Bussey, a teacher at the Centennial Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, began the year by teaching his students...


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