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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

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: All Hands on Deck Required for Fight Against An...

The fight against antisemitism in the US requires “all hands on deck,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24...

Israel

IDF Soldier Handed 18-Month Prison Sentence for Killing Neutralized Palesti...

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Elor Azaria, convicted on manslaughter charges for shooting and killing an incapacitated terrorist...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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