Eden Alena to Represent Israel in Eurovision 2020

Eden Alena will represent Israel in Eurovision 2020, taking place this May in The Netherlands. In the grand finale, Eden beat out fellow contestants Ella-Lee Lahav (2nd place), Or Amrami-Brockman (3rd...

HBO Releases ‘The Plot Against America’ Trailer

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — The first trailer for HBO’s adaptation of the Philip Roth novel “The Plot Against America” was released Thursday. The series, co-created by David Simon and based on...

‘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 the Pale of Settlement, the...
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NYC Police Release Video of Subway Swastika Vandal

Video of a man plastering a Nazi swastika symbol in a subway station on New York City’s Upper West Side was released by the NYPD on Thursday. The incident occurred...

HAFTR Student Hosts Kosher.com Show for Kids

Meet Rylee Gluck. She’s an 11-year-old from Woodmere, a sixth grader at HAFTR Middle School and a streaming video sensation on Kosher.com. Rylee starred in the new Kosher.com program, NOSH &...

At the Bagel Store: Talking With Dov Hikind

Dov Hikind and I have known each other for decades. We have done interviews for print as well as broadcast. Over the years we have discussed the evolution of...
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Larry Gordon Podcast – Ep. 8: The War On Antisemitism With Dov Hikind

"The hate is there on all sides. ... It's reminiscent of Nazi Germany." Larry Gordon sits down with Dov Hikind to discuss the recent uptick in antisemitic attacks, most recently...

Headstones Vandalized at Second Jewish Cemetery in Slovakia

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — More than 20 headstones were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in northern Slovakia in the second such incident in the country in a week. The 22 gravestones...

Guinness World Records Certifies World’s Most Valuable Dreidel

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Jewelers in New York City have created the world’s most valuable dreidel, according to Guinness World Records. The custom-designed piece created by Estate Diamond Jewelry is valued at $70,000....
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By Sandy Eller Some gifts come in elaborate boxes, adorned with expertly tied ribbons, but the best present that Sheri Heller of Potomac has ever...

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BY LAURA E. ADKINS (JTA) — No matter who is running on the Democratic presidential ticket in 2020, he or she is likely to get the...

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