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January 23, 2014 2:04 am

Food for Sprucing up the Modern Simcha - If the words "kosher catering" conjure up visions of bland and unhealthy food, and memories of bar and bat mitzvahs past still...

January 15, 2014 8:02 am

Originating in Kabbalah, Tu B’Shevat Seder Becomes Forum for Environmental Activism - A simple way to celebrate Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year for trees, is to grow a plant or eat some fruit....

November 8, 2013 10:15 am

Jewish Genetic Screening Becomes More Accessible With At-Home Testing - One in four Jews is a carrier of one or more of the 19 known preventable Jewish genetic diseases, according to...

August 28, 2013 9:09 am

CAMERA Helps Jewish Students Fight Back on Campus - Lighting up the screen at Boston University Hillel is a progression map of Israel titled "Palestinian Loss of Land." The image isn't surprising...

April 16, 2013 10:45 am

‘Hatikvah:’ Remixing Israel’s National Anthem (VIDEO)

Not every song can sustain its power no matter how many times it is performed and reformed. But as the 65th Israel Independence Day approaches,...

January 3, 2013 10:47 pm

Jewish Youths, With Newtown on Their Minds, Rally Against Gun Violence at USY Convention

BOSTON—In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, United Synagogue Youth's annual international convention ventured outside the confines of its Jewish denomination and...


US, Britain Believe Iran Attacked Israeli-Managed Tanker Off Oman

The United States and Britain said on Sunday they believed Iran carried out an attack on an Israeli-managed petroleum product tanker off the coast of Oman on Thursday that killed...


Synagogues Defaced With Swastikas in Israeli Town of Bnei Brak, Suspect Cau...

In an extremely rare occurrence, a synagogue in the Israeli town of Bnei Brak was vandalized with swastikas over the...

Middle East

Jordan Closes Jaber Border Crossing With Syria, State News Agency Says

Jordan will temporarily close the Jaber border crossing with Syria for the movement of goods and passengers "as a result of developments in the security situation on the Syrian side,"...

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