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“I live in New York,” I said to myself. “It’s the easiest place in the world to keep kosher besides some cities in Israel.” Though I was just a high school student, and most of my family was not religious, I took it upon myself to keep kosher. Being Jewish […]
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Jacob Steinmetz, a 17 year old from the Woodmere, New York made history today as the first Orthodox Jew ever drafted to Major League Baseball. The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Steinmetz with the 77th overall pick in the 2021 first-year player draft. At 6-foot-6 and 224 pounds, the pitcher throws a 97 miles […]
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African and Middle Eastern food store Al Basha grocery in Tucson, Arizona is now proud to provide an “opportunity for people to see each other as real people, and have a normal interaction with people who ordinarily might not interact in their day-to-day lives,” according to regular shopper Jesse Davis, […]
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Seven high school football coaches have been fired after it was caught on surveillance video that they forced a kosher-keeping player to eat a pepperoni pizza as punishment for missing a training session. The school board voted unanimously to oust the coaches, and none of them will be able to […]
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Israeli businessman Isaac Yosef, the operator of the sole kosher bakery in all of San Francisco, is a standout for another heartwarming reason: he is known for giving second chances to formerly incarcerated individuals by hiring them as employees. Also known as “Lifer Bakery,” Frena Bakery is famous for its […]
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Jenny Goldfarb, Founder and CEO of Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Deli, got a deal on Shark Tank with Mark Cuban last year. Her pitch was full of charm and Jewish references. I was immediately intrigued and wanted to learn more. When I checked the site, her products weren’t kosher yet (now […]
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Jenny Goldfarb, Founder and CEO of Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Deli, got a deal on Shark Tank with Mark Cuban last year. Her pitch was full of charm and Jewish references. I was immediately intrigued and wanted to learn more. When I checked the site, her products weren’t kosher yet (now […]
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Chief executive of Mission Barns, Eitan Fischer, grew up in Israel. It was growing up there that inspired his company’s mission: “Making the world’s first kosher pork ever, that would be exciting.” While they are one of several companies creating lab-grown meat in the quest for the elusive kosher bacon, […]
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With their research into a trash dump that is over 800-years-old, English Archaeologists have discovered evidence that Jews in the medieval era strictly adhered to kosher laws. Biomolecular archaeologist Julie Dunne of the University of Bristol was blown away by the discovery of a massive amount of chicken and goose […]
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With the opening of Izzy Eidelman’s restaurant on the Upper West Side, a new cadre of kosher-keeping Jews have access to the most-trending fare in Manhattan: Smokehouse Barbecue. From smoked half-chicken to pulled beef tacos to Texas-style brisket, the menu of the beloved original Brooklyn Izzy’s is making a splash […]
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