Local

Uyghur activist to give talk to Chevrei Tzedek

Uyghur activist Rushan Abbas hopes that attendees of her upcoming virtual talk at Chevrei Tzedek Congregation will help spread information about what is happening...

Arts & Life

Sacha Baron Cohen in The Trial of the Chicago 7

4 notable Jewish nominees for 2021 Oscars

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By Emily Burack “Mank,” the black-and-white Netflix film about Jewish screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, leads the slate of Academy Award nominations in a year when most Americans...
Jay Herzog

Jay Herzog lives a fulfilled life

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I believe you need to pursue your happiness,” said Jay Herzog, 62. “Not everyone gets to be happy, but everyone should be able to...
Becky Tahel and her sister Gal Bordo

‘American Birthright’ asks ‘Why be Jewish?’

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By Sophie Panzer When Becky Tahel learned her younger sister Gal was going to marry a non-Jewish man, she began to grapple with whether she...

Opinion

Ben Cohen

Opinion | Global freedom on the decline

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By Ben Cohen Passover is a celebration of freedom, but its underlying story is a salutary reminder that freedom is a fragile thing and that...

Israel @ 73

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It has been 73 years since the state of Israel made its historic declaration of independence to establish a homeland for the Jewish people....

A grab bag of necessities

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President Joe Biden’s transformational infrastructure proposal brings to mind the Talmudic idiom, “If you grab for too much, you’ll get nothing.” The $2 trillion...

Nation and World

COVID-19 study focusing on Orthodox Jews releases first results

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By Shira Hanau One year after COVID-19 first walloped Jewish communities in the United States, a scientific study has confirmed something that many in the...

With most votes counted in Israeli election, neither Netanyahu nor his opponents have majority

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With the vast majority of votes counted from Tuesday’s Israeli election, it appears that neither Benjamin Netanyahu nor his opponents have a clear path...
Meyers Leonard

NBA player Meyers Leonard caught using anti-Semitic slur on video game platform

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Update: While Leonard released an apology statement on Tuesday night, the NBA said it is investigating his use of the slur and he will...

Food & Dining

vegan zucchini rolls

Paula Shoyer updates Jewish cuisine for Instant Pot cooking

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By Eric Schucht Quick and simple. That’s what Paula Shoyer likes about the Instant Pot. Instead of using a pot for her spaghetti, another pot...

Delicious dinners without the chametz

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By Keri White Passover lasts for eight days. Most people only do one, or maybe two seders, but if you strictly observe the holiday, that...

Festival of freedom: Families from around the country share what traditions make their Passovers...

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Celebrated at home, Passover, perhaps more than any other Jewish holiday, provides space for families to create their own customs and rituals. A Moroccan family...

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Inspiring Home Kitchen Design

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Home is where everything is. Our homes are no longer places where we keep our possessions and sleep at night. Today, home is an...