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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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A New York ice cream parlor that is famous for its creativity has been kosher for decades, but not every kosher-keeper could enjoy it. With Jewish inspired flavors like lox, halva, haroset, herring, Ferrero Rocher babka and others stuffed with pizza, birthday cake and other sweets, Max and Mina’s was […]
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The Star-K Kosher Certification announced this week that they are partnering with the Emirati organization Jafza in order to promote the benefits of kosher-certified food to establishments and businesses in the United Arab Emirates. Since the Abraham Accords were announced late last year, 50,000 visitors have already visited the UAE […]
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A ban which Belgium’s government had enacted on prohibiting the halal and kosher slaughter has been upheld by the European Court of Justice, despite objections brought to them by religious groups. The Flemish court’s decision was upheld by the highest court in the European Union, which will require animals to […]
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On Your Mark with Allison Josephs Too many people never saw Torah’s beauty. Allison Josephs helps them discover it. Allison Josephs launched Jew in the City and its initiative, Project Makom, an outreach organization that works to reverse negative associations of frum Jews. The Unlikely Journey of a 16-Year-Old Baseball […]
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Shabbat-Observant Youth Soccer Club Forms in Honor of Miami Teen’s Death Sholem Benchimol was a talented soccer player with aspirations of one day becoming a professional, but he usually couldn’t play due to Shabbat. Sholem’s career was cut short in April when the 17-year-old, known for wearing his kippah on […]
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After Adjustments for Muslim Runners, Olympics Says No Way to Help Jewish Marathoner It appears the IOC is now taking the position that an athlete’s deeply held religious beliefs and practices can never be taken into account in scheduling Olympic events. The IOC’s broad rejection of any consideration of an […]
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Nick Cannon Calls for Atonement and Unity Between Black & Jewish Communities Cannon has been expanding his initial apology into atonement by his education and actions, which include reading books like Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, attending a Shabbat dinner, and potentially building Black and Jewish […]
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Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Jews ‘Least Stressed’ by Covid-19, Says Study Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel have been happier and less stressed during the Covid-19 pandemic than others, including secular Jews, according to new research. A study of the Israeli Jewish population by Tel Aviv University found levels of resilience were higher in […]
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