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Chabad Rabbi From New York Competes on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’ Cooking Competition

A Chabad rabbi from Rhinebeck, NY, will face off a priest, a pastor and a nun-in-training in an upcoming episode of the Food Network's reality show, "Chopped," Lubavitch.com...

June 15, 2016 2:26 pm

‘God Is in My Kitchen’: Grandma Beauty’s Hamantaschen Recipe

JNS.org - In her recently published memoir, My Fat Dad: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes (Berkley Books, September 2015), New York Times wellness blogger and nutritionist Dawn Lerman shares her food journey and that...

Home of Freud and…Pita? Israelis Make Culinary Mark in Vienna

JNS.org - Several Viennese Jews have made a lasting impact on the world. Sigmund Freud’s investigations changed the face of modern psychology. Composer Arnold Schoenberg’s innovations in atonal music changed the face of music. These days,...

The Brewish State: Israel Taps Into Growing Craft Beer Bazaar

JNS.org - It’s widely known that Israel has penetrated the wine market, with some of its sophisticated Israeli blends surpassing historically excellent wines from areas such as the Napa Valley or Bordeaux. But what about beer? For...

January 29, 2016 4:54 am

Wine Brings Judea and Samaria to Tel Aviv

JNS.org - Wine has long been considered a social lubricant, and it’s Nir Lavie’s hope that...

January 7, 2016 7:39 am

The Creme de la Creme of 2015’s Israeli Wines

With the Gregorian year of 2015 closing in 24 hours or so, it’s time for...

December 14, 2015 3:05 pm

Celebrities Express Their Love of Jewish Braided Bread Ahead of ‘Kids Challah Bake’

Celebrities are expressing their love for challah as part of a new campaign that seeks to unite...

December 7, 2015 12:01 pm

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Chefs Strive for Next Iconic Dish

JNS.org - The Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem this week announced its participation in the second year of “Taste...

November 11, 2015 3:40 pm

Tel Aviv Has World’s Best Vegetarian Food, Says Popular Travel Magazine

A major travel magazine has crowned Tel Aviv home to the best vegetarian food in the...

June 15, 2016 2:26 pm

Chabad Rabbi From New York Competes on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’ Cooking Competition

A Chabad rabbi from Rhinebeck, NY, will face off a priest, a pastor and a nun-in-training in an upcoming episode of the Food Network's reality show, "Chopped," Lubavitch.com reported. Rabbi...

March 31, 2016 11:06 am

‘God Is in My Kitchen’: Grandma Beauty’s Hamantaschen Recipe

JNS.org - In her recently published memoir, My Fat Dad: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes (Berkley Books, September 2015), New York Times wellness blogger...

February 11, 2016 7:17 am

Home of Freud and…Pita? Israelis Make Culinary Mark in Vienna

JNS.org - Several Viennese Jews have made a lasting impact on the world. Sigmund Freud’s investigations changed the face of modern psychology. Composer Arnold Schoenberg’s innovations...

February 7, 2016 7:11 am

The Brewish State: Israel Taps Into Growing Craft Beer Bazaar

JNS.org - It’s widely known that Israel has penetrated the wine market, with some of its sophisticated Israeli blends surpassing historically excellent wines from areas such...

January 29, 2016 4:54 am

Wine Brings Judea and Samaria to Tel Aviv

JNS.org - Wine has long been considered a social lubricant, and it’s Nir Lavie’s hope that wine from his Har Bracha Winery in the Samarian hills...

January 7, 2016 7:39 am

The Creme de la Creme of 2015’s Israeli Wines

With the Gregorian year of 2015 closing in 24 hours or so, it’s time for the best wines of the year. In keeping with “Yossie’s...

December 14, 2015 3:05 pm

Celebrities Express Their Love of Jewish Braided Bread Ahead of ‘Kids Challah Bake’

Celebrities are expressing their love for challah as part of a new campaign that seeks to unite Jewish children around a bake-off of the braided bread to be...

December 7, 2015 12:01 pm

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Chefs Strive for Next Iconic Dish

JNS.org - The Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem this week announced its participation in the second year of “Taste of Waldorf Astoria,” a global culinary contest from Waldorf Astoria...

November 11, 2015 3:40 pm

Tel Aviv Has World’s Best Vegetarian Food, Says Popular Travel Magazine

A major travel magazine has crowned Tel Aviv home to the best vegetarian food in the world. Conde Nast Traveler on Tuesday said the White City earned the title...

October 27, 2015 8:02 am

Can Bridal Fashionista Berta Balilti Turn Israel Into the Dress-Up Nation?

JNS.org - It’s already known as the “start-up nation.” But can bridal fashionista Berta Balilti turn Israel into the dress-up nation? Balilti, owner of Berta Bridal, presides...

October 19, 2015 3:02 pm

Israeli Hummus Joint Offers 50 Percent Discount to Jews and Arabs Dining Together

A hummus cafe in central Israel is offering a 50 percent discount to Arab and Jewish customers who sit together. Kobi Tzafrir, the owner of the...

October 7, 2015 2:25 pm

New Video Shows American Kids Reviewing Israeli Food After Tasting Dishes for First Time (VIDEO)

A new video circulating online shows eight American children reacting -- mostly positively -- to their first taste of the famed Israeli eggplant salad/dip, known in Hebrew as...

September 10, 2015 1:54 pm

‘Pastry Secrets’ Arrive Just in Time for Rosh Hashanah

JNS.org - Babka. Strudel. Stollen. Danish pastry. Not to mention Gugelhopf and Charlotte. The names set the mouth to watering and conjure up lovingly concocted pastries...

September 8, 2015 6:55 am

A Toulouse Fashion Student Finds Style and Harmony in the Holy Land

A unique group of young fashion bloggers and designers recently visited Israel to learn more about the country’s fashion industry and diverse culture. Hailing from...

Culture

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Non-Jewish Kids Reveal They Know Little About Hanukkah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

A new segment featured Monday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" showcased children...

The Man Who Walked Every Street of New York City

If a New Yorker tells you to go take a walk, usually you’ve done something wrong. But not Matt Green....

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

Jewish Groups Welcome Chilean Government Decision to Ban Municipal Boycotts...

Top Jewish groups have welcomed a Chilean government decision made earlier this week to ban municipalities across the country from...

Middle East

Iran Arrests 10 Suspects in Suicide Bombing That Killed Two

Iranian security forces have detained 10 people suspected of links to a suicide car bomb attack this week that killed at least two policemen, police chief Hossein Ashtari said on...

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