Saturday, September 26, 2020



I Get By With a Little Charoset From My Friends

This year for Passover, I’m thrilled to share some traditional recipes from an Israeli friend, Hedva Amrani, which we’ll include at our seder. Amrani is...

Yemenite Soup: How to Make a Great Comfort Food

Many years ago, there was an authentic Yemenite restaurant on Pico Boulevard. At the Magic Carpet, you could order the crispiest malawach, the freshest salads...

Image of the Week: Yemenite Seder

A Yemenite Habbani family celebrates Passover in Tel Aviv. At a Yemenite seder, there is no individual seder plate; the entire table is the...

A Case of A Silent, Deadly #MeToo in New York

Among the many tragedies of the past couple of weeks, on Oct. 24 the bodies of two young Saudi Arabian sisters were found near...

Episode 63 – Candies from Heaven: Tales of a Jerusalem Boy

Jews have been longing for Jerusalem for two thousand years. But in the 19th century only a few were courageous enough, some might say...

CIA drone kills U.S.-born al Qaeda cleric in Yemen

Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born Islamist militant, was killed in Yemen on Friday in a CIA drone strike described by President Barack Obama as \"another significant milestone\" in efforts to defeat al Qaeda.

RECIPE: Yemenite Charoset/Charoset Truffles

1 cup pitted, chopped dates, 1/2 cup chopped dried figs

MUSIC: ‘That Yemenite Kid’ Diwon makes a mix tape — in Yiddish

Courtesy of Diwon, the artist formerly known as DJ Handler and otherwise known as the executive director of Modular Moods and Shemspeed.com, comes this fresh mix of pop, hip-hop, electronica and . . . Yiddish?

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AOC Withdraws From Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Event Following Pro-Palestinian Criticism

The event will be held in October by Americans for Peace Now.

Report Highlights Anti-Semitism in Qatari Textbooks

One textbook called Zionism "a radical racist political movement."

Friend of Anne Frank Lays First Stone of Amsterdam’s Newest Holocaust Monument

"I’m satisfied that it’s finally happening," she said.

Abbas Criticizes Peace Deals, Calls for U.N. to Resolve Israel-Palestinian Conflict

“The only way to a comprehensive and just peace is the establishment of a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders.”