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Young Syrian Jewish Restauranteur Continues a Family Legacy

JNS.org - At the turn of the century, a young Jewish immigrant arrived in New York. So begins the history of many American...

July 23, 2014 11:47 am

New Jerusalem Eatery’s Uniform Pricing Seeks to ‘Help People Make It’

JNS.org - Omelet sandwich: 5 shekels. Iced coffee: 5 shekels. Tuna sandwich: 5 shekels. Fresh-squeezed orange juice: 5 shekels. Cheese bureka: 5 shekels. There's plenty more on the Cofizz menu, but you get the idea. Dani Mizrahi...

Sometimes in Unexpected Locations, Jewish Food Festivals Unite History and Culture

JNS.org -Asheville, N.C., and Little Rock, Ark. Not exactly the Jewish capitals of America, but they are both home to major Jewish food festivals. From street vendors to strolling klezmer musicians, food festivals bring people...

Jewish Health: Weight Gain and the Latest Sweetener

The FDA has approved yet another artificial sweetener to place in our sodas, sweets, ices, baked goods, and even our milk. Aspartame was 200 times sweeter than sugar, and the new product - Advantame - is...

June 3, 2014 12:14 pm

Boutique Cheese Maker Offers Travelers a Tasty Shavuot

JNS.org - Standing alone against the desert landscape, Kornmehl Goat Cheese Farm & Restaurant...

April 6, 2014 3:46 pm

Israeli Arab Microbiologist Wins on Israel’s ‘MasterChef’ Reality Show

JNS.org - An Israeli-Arab microbiologist and mother of three won the fourth season of...

February 18, 2014 5:26 pm

It’s Raining Chocolate in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV - Along with the much needed rain that drenched Israel this past weekend,...

February 11, 2014 1:38 am

Israeli Restaurants to Host French Chefs for Culinary Initiative

JNS.org - Nineteen celebrated French chefs arrived in Israel to launch the second...

February 6, 2014 8:14 am

Why it’s Cheaper to be Healthy in Israel

A study carried out by the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture found that the cost of...

July 23, 2014 11:47 am

Young Syrian Jewish Restauranteur Continues a Family Legacy

JNS.org - At the turn of the century, a young Jewish immigrant arrived in New York. So begins the history of many American Jewish...

July 3, 2014 10:08 am

New Jerusalem Eatery’s Uniform Pricing Seeks to ‘Help People Make It’

JNS.org - Omelet sandwich: 5 shekels. Iced coffee: 5 shekels. Tuna sandwich: 5 shekels. Fresh-squeezed orange juice: 5 shekels. Cheese bureka: 5 shekels. There's plenty...

June 20, 2014 3:47 pm

Sometimes in Unexpected Locations, Jewish Food Festivals Unite History and Culture

JNS.org -Asheville, N.C., and Little Rock, Ark. Not exactly the Jewish capitals of America, but they are both home to major Jewish food festivals. From...

June 17, 2014 11:40 am

Jewish Health: Weight Gain and the Latest Sweetener

The FDA has approved yet another artificial sweetener to place in our sodas, sweets, ices, baked goods, and even our milk. Aspartame was 200 times sweeter...

June 3, 2014 12:14 pm

Boutique Cheese Maker Offers Travelers a Tasty Shavuot

JNS.org - Standing alone against the desert landscape, Kornmehl Goat Cheese Farm & Restaurant is modest, lacking artsy adornments and embellishments that tourists often...

April 6, 2014 3:46 pm

Israeli Arab Microbiologist Wins on Israel’s ‘MasterChef’ Reality Show

JNS.org - An Israeli-Arab microbiologist and mother of three won the fourth season of Israel's most popular reality TV show, "MasterChef." Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, 32, who...

February 18, 2014 5:26 pm

It’s Raining Chocolate in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV - Along with the much needed rain that drenched Israel this past weekend, Tel Aviv experienced a different kind of rain - chocolates...

February 11, 2014 1:38 am

Israeli Restaurants to Host French Chefs for Culinary Initiative

JNS.org - Nineteen celebrated French chefs arrived in Israel to launch the second annual So French So Tasty week. From Feb. 10-12, the...

February 6, 2014 8:14 am

Why it’s Cheaper to be Healthy in Israel

A study carried out by the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture found that the cost of fruits and vegetables in Israel are lower - sometimes even...

January 20, 2014 12:37 am

A Mom From Esh Kodesh Makes Sushi – and Headlines

ESH KODESH - Maayan Shaar, 26, of Esh Kodesh had no idea that her family's favorite midweek dinner - sushi rolls - would become such...

January 16, 2014 11:49 am

Delectable Recipes for Tu B’Shevat

JNS.org - Winter fruit might seem less spectacular than the much more time-valued offerings of summer, but oranges and pears in particular, while quiet and...

January 7, 2014 12:23 pm

Haggis: A Rare Scottish, Jewish Culinary Treat

What is haggis? It has been described in various ways and even classified as fertilizer (!) by customs officials. In fact, it boils down...

January 1, 2014 12:41 pm

Psagot Wines Receive International Acclaim in France

Continuing the Biblical tradition of wine production in Israel, the Psagot Winery has been internationally recognized once again for its high quality wines. All of its eight boutique...

December 3, 2013 11:16 am

Hanukkah Recipes From ‘Queen of Kosher’ Jamie Geller

JNS.org - All kinds of uber-creative latke recipes appear around Hanukkah-time: apple-parsnip latkes, sweet potato-leek latkes, sweet cheesy latkes, and savory cheese and chive...

Culture

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Son of ‘Sopranos’ Co-Star Arrested for Vandalizing SUNY Dorm Wi...

The son of actor Michael Imperioli, who played Christopher Moltisanti on HBO's mega-hit series “The Sopranos," was arrested on Wednesday...

Israel

Report: With Iran as Top Priority, Israeli Delegation Meets With Trump Team...

A delegation of Israeli officials traveled to the US this week and met with members of US President-elect Donald Trump’s...

Middle East

Expert: Possibility of Hezbollah Obtaining Chemical, Biological Weapons Fro...

The possibility that Hezbollah is being equipped with chemical and biological weapons cannot be ruled out in principle, an expert...

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