Shekel Strengthens, Dollar Weakens

By MAX SCHINDLER With the shekel strengthening against the U.S. dollar to a seven-year high, the exchange rate is undermining Israeli exporters, driving up the cost of hi-tech services and...

Summer Sun Means Fun

By Phyllis J. Lubin  “And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar...

Summer Safety

By Anessa V. Cohen We are finally at the fun time of the year, when the weather is great and the worst complaint we can voice is that it is...

Travel Expenses

By Rabbi Meir Orlian Mr. Muller was being sent by his company on a business trip for the first time. “I’d like to know the company’s policy for travel-expense allowances,...

Superman Actor’s Dream To Visit Israel Comes True

By LAHAV HARKOV Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s actor Dean Cain of Superman fame. Cain, the star of Lois and Clark: The New...

Rough Waters

By Deborah Rothman Whether by lecturing or by writing articles, I enjoy educating people on the amazing benefits of acupuncture. I occasionally write from interesting locations while on vacation...

Orlando’s Rosen Plaza Hotel Opens Zayde’s Kosher Kitchen

Orlando’s Jewish community leaders and Rosen Hotel’s internal sales and executive teams participated in “A Taste of Zayde’s” on January 14, an afternoon to get acquainted with Orlando’s newest attraction,...

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem and El Al Airways Launch Partnership for Hotel Check-In

JERUSALEM — March 1st 2016 — Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem has announced an exclusive partnership with EL AL Israel Airlines to offer guests the ultimate in ease and comfort for...

Get Ready

By Anessa V. Cohen Now that Sukkot is over, it’s back to the regular routine. So many people left town for Sukkot vacation that I got spoiled by all the...

The Bracelet That Could Save Your Life

In an emergency, whether at home or while traveling the world, you might have a hard time communicating. How will medical personnel know your medical history? Even if you...

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Pittsburgh Congregants Travel to Service at Black Church Attacked in 2015

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — They didn’t share the same religion, but they shared the same pain. Ten members of a Pittsburgh congregation who survived the...

RBG Film Nominated for Academy Award

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — “RBG,” about the life and impact of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, received an Academy Award nomination for best documentary...

Real Clear Daf: Are Eggs From Treifah Chicken Kosher?

We discussed this question on Thursday’s daf (58a). Ameimar there teaches that it depends on when the eggs formed. Eggs that formed before the...

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