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Dubai

Despite the treaty between the United Arab Emirates and Israel coming through last year, relations were already established within the country via the fusion cuisine of Elli Kriel. A trained sociologist, she has lived in the country since 2013 and first served kosher food to tourists from her home kitchen. […]
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This month, not long after the historic peace accords between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, more and more Jews are coming to Dubai and finding signs of peace and harmony. Joseph Kohan, visiting from outside Jerusalem at the Middle East’s largest technology fair, saw this in action as Emiratis […]
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Although Rabbi Levi Duchman has lived in Dubai for more than half a decade, he has never had as much on his plate as he does now. During Chanukah, an unprecedented number of Israelis came to visit, asking for help with everything from minyanim to food to whether the local […]
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Kosher Hotels and Authoritarianism: Israelis See Attraction in Easy UAE Travel, But Some Have Concerns Chevy Fleischman travels from Israel with a friend each year to celebrate their birthdays together. The Orthodox mother of five has been to Morocco and Peru, and now is hoping to visit a country that’s […]
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Understanding the Dress Codes of Orthodox Jewish Women and Their Diverse Interpretations One of the most talked-about aspects of the show Unorthodox is the clothing, which shapes lead character Esty’s story from beginning to end. The show’s costume designer Justine Seymour spent hours on meticulous research, including a week-long stint […]
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Orthodox Jews March in Brooklyn to Honor George Floyd Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community registered its outrage over the police-custody death of George Floyd, shouting “no justice, no peace” and holding “Black Lives Matter” signs. More than 200 demonstrators marched peacefully, blending calls for justice with the Torah teachings. Yeshivat Noam […]
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Their Mission: Prepare 1,500 Kosher Meals, Send to Antarctica It seemed like a dream job for a young Montreal caterer: provide all the meals for what was billed as the first organized kosher Antarctica cruise. When the American tour operator contacted Shua Lurie of L’Orchidée Traiteur, a kosher catering company […]
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