Land of Milk and Honey Experiencing Butter Shortage

BY SAM SOKOL JERUSALEM (JTA) — The land of milk and honey has been short of one of the most commonly used dairy products: butter. Since early 2019, butter has become such...

HASC Concert 33: An Evening To Remember

“From the moment we walked into David Gefen Hall at Lincoln Center, I knew this would be a night to remember!” That’s how a former Camp HASC staff member...

A Life Worth Giving

By Rivky Herman, MS CCC-SLP About two and a half years ago, I was inspired to write an article about Bubby Gelber. I received much positive feedback. However, the idea...

New Year’s Resolution: Eat More Blintzes

BY MELISSA KLURMAN This recipe originally appeared on The Nosher. My not-so-healthy Jewish food resolution for 2020 sounds simple: Eat more blintzes. But as with the best blintzes, it’s a little more complex than...

Woodmere Fitness Club Takes Strength and Sisterhood Worldwide

https://youtu.be/m7jS-GwEDCc By Marcy Behrmann Farrell It was a moment of Hashgacha Pratis. Inna Koppel of North Woodmere was sitting in the hospital while a close family member was in surgery. The outlook...

Halachic Musings: Checking Quinoa

  Last month a kashrus alert was issued regarding quinoa. It seems that quinoa sold in the Northeastern United States was found to be infested with bugs due to issues...

Behind the Scenes at ‘Soon by You’ Season 2

By Rebecca Tepp Season two of Soon By You is underway! Soon by you is a comedic web series that can be found on YouTube about six orthodox Jewish singles...

At 17, I’m the Youngest Woman to Complete the Daf Yomi Cycle

EFRAT, West Bank (JTA) — I didn’t start learning the Talmud to take a stand or voice an opinion. When I started learning a page of Talmud per day (Daf Yomi)...

Employees Become Owners at Chicago’s Kosher Barbecue

CHICAGO (JTA) — A group of longtime employees is taking ownership of Milt’s Barbecue for the Perplexed, the popular kosher restaurant here that has been donating its profits to...

‘Woman of Valor’ at WFC Allows Frum Women to Showcase Their Strength

By Marcy Farrell When people are asked to imagine a weightlifting competition, they may think of oiled, broad muscled competitors in bathing suits or unitards staring coldly at each other...
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By Malkie Hirsch Moshe’s birthday was January 23, 1979. I used to joke, once I got to know him better, that his birthday was so fitting...

‘Finding Your Roots’ Features Three Jewish Stories

(JTA) — The latest episode of PBS’ celebrity genealogy show “Finding Your Roots” was a lesson in Jewish history. Titled “Beyond the Pale” — a reference to...

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  By Michele Justic The last time 5TJT interviewed Nancy Spielberg, Who Will Write Our History had not yet made its grand premiere on International Holocaust...

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