Author Judith Kerr Dies Weeks Before Her 96th Birthday

Kerr wrote about the Holocaust in a way children could understand Jewish and German-born British writer and illustrator Judith Kerr died on May 22, 2019 at the age of 95....

Shalva Band Eurovision Performance Seen By 200 Million

An emotional performance by the Shalva Band at Thursday’s Eurovision Song Contest semifinal earned widespread praise from viewers in Israel and abroad, who hailed the band for its message...

‘This Is Not Us’ Tackles Pushback When Reporting Sexual Abuse

Amudim's newest video, This Is Not Us, tackles the difficulties victims and their families encounter when reporting sexual abuse in the Jewish community. https://vimeo.com/337408766 The video shows a frum mother, father...

Israeli Scientists Use 5,000-Year-Old Yeast to Brew Beer

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli scientists are using ancient yeast to brew a beer fit for a pharaoh. The researchers have isolated yeast from ancient pottery used to brew beer and...

Malkie Hirsch: Messages Of Hope

After my husband Moshe died, I found myself receiving messages from people I didn’t know who had been through a similar trauma. Different people with various stories — having a...

Jewish American Heritage Month Recognizes Illustrators

Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) is a national commemoration of the contributions that Americans Jews have made to the fabric of our nation's history, culture, and society. The theme for May...

Grilling Days Are Here Again With Pereg Spices

There’s no denying it: one of civilization’s greatest inventions is the outdoor grill. Why? Because come summer, it doesn’t get much better than spending less time in the kitchen...

Shulamith High School Conquers Ohel OXC

  On Sunday, May 19, Shulamith High School students participated in the 5th annual Ohel OXC — a fundraiser to benefit Ohel. The girls trained for 15 weeks under the...

My Journey: Laugh Out Loud

My last article, “Speech to a Suitcase,” was a parody of the stress of packing and unpacking. I figured there must be a way to relieve the stress, besides...

Del Joiner at St. John’s Awarded Excellence in Health Care Award

Del Joiner, vice president and chief quality officer at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital (SJEH), has been awarded the United Hospital Fund’s (UHF) Excellence in Health Care Award. The recognition...
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Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

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  On Sunday, May 19, 200 people gathered for a community symposium at Congregation Beth Sholom. “When Our Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents”...

Author Judith Kerr Dies Weeks Before Her 96th Birthday

Kerr wrote about the Holocaust in a way children could understand Jewish and German-born British writer and illustrator Judith Kerr died on May 22, 2019...

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