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Recently graduated from Binghamton University with a BA in Judaic Studies and Psychology. Originally from Boston, MA and currently living in Manhattan and working in the Diamond District.

ARTICLES BY: Tamar Skolnick


May 21, 2014 7:22 am
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New York’s Diamond District and Jewish Tradition

"ŽThe diamond district of New York City can trace its origins to the centuries-old Hasidic Jewish community originating from Antwerp, Belgium, and other areas of...

Culture

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

UK Jews Applaud Office for Students for Adopting IHRA Definition of Antisem...

The regulatory body for higher education in England has adopted an internationally-recognized definition of antisemitism -- a move welcomed by...

Israel

IDF Performs Limited Demolition of Barkan Industrial Park Killer’s Home

JNS.org - The home of Ashraf Na’alwa, who murdered two of his Israeli co-workers at their workplace at the Barkan Industrial Park in October, was partially demolished on Monday morning, amid...

Middle East

Turkey May Start New Syria Operation at Any Moment, Erdogan Says

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, adding that US President Donald Trump had given a positive response...

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