Brandeis University has received a $50 million gift — the largest single donation in the suburban Boston school’s 69-year history — to provide financial aid annually for hundreds of students. The gift from the estate of Rosaline and Marcia Cohn announced Tuesday by the university will establish the Jacob and...
Councilman Chaim Deutsch announced today that he has successfully advocated for the installation of “Shabbos meters” in the Flatbush area, including on parts of Avenue J, Avenue M, Coney Island Avenue, Avenue N, Avenue O, and the surrounding side streets with existing muni-meters. The program will be implemented by...
The following is from Aish.com: Judaism is not very much known in my country, Nigeria. The closest (popular) thing we have to Judaism is the content of the Old Testament of the Bible, and maybe my Hebrew name, a gift from my parents who read the Bible so much. But...
This recipe is a healthier take on the classic, more indulgent challah French toast. In place of regular challah, this recipe calls for whole wheat challah, but if you can’t find any at your local store, regular challah will work fine, too. Using coconut sugar in place of table sugar...
What’s an appropriate age to teach kids a second language? When it comes to Yiddish, author Laurel Snyder believes no time is too soon. Snyder’s baby board book, Nosh Schlep Schluff: Babyiddish, is perfect for very young children, or for anyone else in search of a good time with a Jewish pidgin...
Families that receive free Jewish children’s books from the Massachusetts-based PJ Library say the program has helped them feel more connected to their Jewish communities, with interfaith families especially saying it has spurred them to celebrate Jewish holidays and Shabbat and to learn more about Judaism, a new study found. The...
Its the season! Long summer days = BBQ time. Here's some things that will complete your BBQ, and the photos are links to make your life easier! This picnic bowl is a real life saver, comes with an ice pack, AND the lid holds the tongs so you don't lose them...
We know everyone loves to glorify homemade hummus over the store-bought variety. But not everyone has time to make hummus at home. Or even wants to. And there are some truly authentic-tasting, super creamy hummus varieties you can buy at the supermarket. We taste-tested and researched and here’s our list...
Jared Polis is already on to the next thing. That shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who has looked at his resume. By the age of 25, he had founded three companies, which would shortly make him a multimillionaire. He then turned his focus to education, establishing two charter school systems to...
(COMMUNICATED CONTENT) SHOOT (A GUN) TO SAVE ( A JEWISH LIFE) THROUGH YAD L'ACHIM DO YOU LIVE IN FLORIDA? EVER WANTED TO SHOOT A GUN? INTRODUCING SHOOT-2-SAVE Visit www.Shoot2Save.org to register   WHAT IS SHOOT TO SAVE? SHOOT TO SAVE is a program in which you will learn how to shoot several guns from the renowned NRA Certified Instructor...
Rachel Zoe has just given her now 3-year-old son, Kaius Jagger, his FIRST haircut. She and her husband, Rodger Berman, are Jewish, and they chose to honor the ceremonial custom of upsherin. She posted this adorable picture on Instagram: Big night tonight... huge. 🙈My @joeymaalouf gave #kaiusjagger his very first haircut 💔😪💇‍♂️✂️💗#thisis3...
The first time I tried vegan bacon, it was made of mushrooms. It was sprinkled atop a melty cashew mac ‘n cheese, and because vegan meat isn’t typically too noteworthy, I was surprised that it actually looked and tasted the part. Bacon is one of those flavors that’s hard to...
The Harlem Globetrotters are known for gravity-defying slam dunks, trick shots and improbable long shots. What’s less known is that the razzle-dazzle comedic showmanship was the idea of British-born Jewish businessman Abe Saperstein. Saperstein was a leading figure in black basketball and baseball from the ‘20s to the ‘50s, before...
The famous bus that was featured in Benny Friedman's recent video "Ivri Anochi" Has been torched. We don't know if it was a hate crime or not but we are trying to recover as much as we can! Click here to donate and help us in any way you can! https://www.gofundme.com/7dmw7sp8
Tabbouleh is a classic Middle Eastern salad made with bulgur, tomatoes and a high ratio of chopped fresh herbs. It’s easy to make, fresh, delicious and healthy too, making it a much-beloved side dish around the world. Instead of classic bulgur, we wanted to try a version made with quinoa,...


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