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Shalhevet Beats Glendora, 67—65, to Reach CIF SoCal 3A Regional Finals

Shalhevet High School’s boys’ basketball team rallied from 14 points down Thursday night to defeat top-seeded Glendora, 67-65, in overtime in the CIF State...

Israeli Singer Miki Gavrielov Joins Rocker David Lowy To Capture the World’s Craziness

“A World’s Gone Crazy” is the product of two musicians from opposite ends of the planet blending their respective styles.

5 Questions Prospective Fathers Are Asking About Genetic Screening

Just in time for Father's Day, we answer five questions frequently asked by men about genetic screening.

Israel’s Top Film Comes to L.A. — Finally

Last year’s original release date for the film was cancelled by the Corona-19 pandemic, which shuttered movie houses across the world.

In Brooklyn’s Hipster Williamsburg Neighborhood, Hasidic Jews are the Real Counterculture

In their new book, “A Fortress in Brooklyn: Race, Real Estate, and the Making of Hasidic Williamsburg” (Yale University Press), Nathaniel Deutsch and Michael Casper unpack the history of Jewish Williamsburg and the collision of its pious Jewish community with the forces of commerce and urban development.

Book Review: “To All Who Call In Truth” by Michael Oren

It is a crime story that sheds light on the culture, politics and strife of America in the 1970s.

Potato Kubbah Days

Kubbah is the crowning glory of Iraqi cuisine and there are many different kinds.

Modern, Meatless, Melted Cabbage

The real creativity of the modern Israeli food scene is the reinvention of fresh vegetables from the Shuk into culinary masterpieces.

Sci-Fi Author Sarah Pinsker on “We Are Satellites”

In 2020, Pinsker became the second Jewish woman to ever receive a Nebula Award for Best Novel from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.

With Kids’ Mental Health Suffering Due to Pandemic, Jewish Experts Step Up Help

When New York was caught in the midst of a brutal wave of COVID-19 last spring, the daily death toll reaching as high as...

New Book About Israel is the Much-Needed Schooling/Scolding for all Sides of the Conflict

Noa Tishby’s book is a practical, no-nonsense resource fit for diplomats, heads of state, and anyone riled up by misleading memes

Memorable Merguez Shakshuka

The North African immigration to Israel, France and America has made merguez a popular staple in street food and barbecues.

Popular Israeli Comedian Tom Aharon Blasts John Oliver’s Segment on the Conflict

(JTA) — In case you missed it, British-American comedian John Oliver unloaded on Israel in a widely viewed segment of his weekly HBO show...

Haifa Biotechnology Company is Finding Hope In Humans Cells And Israeli Minds

The global research cell therapy market is expected to reach $23 billion USD by 2028.

Germans Recall Nazi Era in “Final Account”

The documentary film “Final Account” opens with an old German man humming a popular song of the Nazi era, which starts with “Sharpen your...

When Hitler Stole the Pink Rabbit

The foundation of the film is a 1971 semi-biographical novel by the late Judith Kerr.

JScreen Is Making Cancer Genetic Testing Accessible

JScreen has announced what could be a major breakthrough: a program that offers at-home testing for more than 60 cancer susceptibility genes linked to certain hereditary risks.

Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish Dance the Hora in New Film ‘Here Today’

Comedian Billy Crystal and actress Tiffany Haddish are so close that Crystal read a Torah portion at Haddish’s 2019 bat mitzvah ceremony in Los Angeles.

Actor Lakeith Stanfield Apologizes for Moderating a Clubhouse Room Full of Antisemitism

Oscar-nominated actor Lakeith Stanfield apologized for moderating a room on the audio app Clubhouse in which participants made a slew of antisemitic remarks.

Here are the First 10 Jewish Documentaries Funded through Jewish Story Partners

The Jewish Story Partners foundation, which Steven Spielberg and wife Kate Capshaw helped found to fund Jewish-themed documentary films, announced its first slate of grantees.

The Pursuit of Cheesecake

What takes this cheesecake to heavenly heights is the garnish of delightfully citrusy bright orange sauce and sweet mango.

Historical Novelist Renée Rosen on “The Social Graces”

Rosen’s latest work is a look at New York socialites at the turn of the twentieth century.

Grappling With Loss on Mother’s Day

I notice mothers everywhere now.

The Holocaust Survivor Fighting Antisemitism, One Story at a Time

‘You cannot afford to be apathetic. You cannot afford to be indifferent. When you see evil, do something. Speak up."

Sex Therapist Dr. Ruth Has Ongoing Love Affair With Israel

At nearly 93, world-renowned expert on human sexuality reflects on Freud, life after the coronavirus, and her recent honorary doctorate from Ben-Gurion University.

Former 49er, Current Dad and Doctor, Goes to Jewish Summer Camp

Dr. John Frank plans to attend Ramah Sports Academy in Connecticut—helping in the medical field and maybe telling some stories that other field with the NFL.

Architect of World Trade Center Memorial to Lead Tree of Life Reconstruction

New York-based architect Daniel Libeskind will spearhead the project with urban-design firm Rothschild Doyno Collaborative of Pittsburgh.

A Feta and Spring Vegetable Quiche for Mother’s Day

The beauty of a quiche for brunch or any meal, is that it can be prepared ahead of time and then reheated quickly.

Mothers and Genetic Screening: 5 Commonly Asked Questions

Questions and answers about genetic screening, just in time for Mother's Day.

Zesty Za’atar: Biblical Herb & Modern Seasoning

Herby, nutty, crispy, earthy, tangy Za’atar is the quintessential seasoning of the Israeli kitchen.

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