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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

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...

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 Corkboard” tradition, in addition to the “best” wines of 2015,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

August 20, 2015 11:33 am

Rugelach Roundtable: Does Beloved Pastry Need Dairy to Taste Good?

JNS.org - Rugelach (singular: rugala) are a beloved traditional Jewish pastry, with a quirky history to boot, but they often present a kosher conundrum. Though parve...

June 30, 2015 7:28 am

A Look at the Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook (REVIEW)

Everybody knows that cooking varies from country to country. There are Italian restaurants, Chinese restaurants, etc. We associate different styles of cuisine with different languages. Do...

May 27, 2015 1:34 pm

Bacon Flavor Ben & Jerry’s ‘Not Gonna Happen’ Because it Wouldn’t be Kosher

Famed ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's will not be introducing a Bacon flavored product to its offerings because the company intends to keep its...

May 15, 2015 5:16 pm

Jewish Man Shoots Bartender for Serving Non-Kosher Clamato

A Jewish man shot and injured a bartender in Montana on Saturday after the latter served him a drink containing a non-kosher ingredient, the Associated Press...

Culture

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Israeli Movie ‘Foxtrot’ Wins Second Place Prize at Venice Film Festival

JNS.org - The Israeli film “Foxtrot” won the second-place Grand Jury Prize at the...

Features

Group Offers US Business Students Real-Life Opportunities With Israeli Companies

JNS.org - Some 175 college students with the TAMID Group recently attended the organization’s...

Israel’s Efforts to Engage Arab World Achieve Results

JNS.org - Galvanized by the common threats of Iran and Islamic extremism, Israel and Sunni Arab states have seen an unexpected warming of relations in...

Ethiopian Rosh Hashanah Blends Unique Customs With a Yearning for Jerusalem

JNS.org - Despite relative isolation from their Jewish brethren around the world for millennia,...

Israel

One of World’s Top Cycling Races to Open in Israel Next Year

JNS.org - In a historic first, the prestigious Giro d’Italia race, one of cycling’s top events, will open in Israel next year. The Giro, which began in 1909, has previously opened only...

Middle East

Pro-Erdogan Media in Turkey Inciting Antisemitism Over Kurdish Independence...

As the impending referendum on independence for the Kurdish region of Iraq draws closer, pro-government media outlets in Turkey –...

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