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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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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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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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Times Bares Its Anti-Hasidic Bias in Covering COVID-Era Weddings When is the religion of wedding guests worth reporting in the era of COVID-19? For the New York Times, only if it is Hasidic Jews getting married. How a South Florida Kosher Baker Became a Dairy Queen on Food Network Show […]
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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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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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The news this week that Israel has signed a peace treaty with the United Arab Emirates, the first with an Arab country in 20 years, came as a relief to all who dream of peace in the region. Not only is it one that does not require giving up any […]
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