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At U-Md., baking challah to fight food insecurity

Members of Tamid at the University of Maryland gathered on Nov. 19 for Challah for Hunger, to bake bread and fight food insecurity.

Arts & Culture

‘Secret Things’ uncovers hidden Jewish stories

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Review Family secrets have a way of coming back to haunt us. In the play “Secret Things,” the family mystery doesn’t date back decades, or...

Jean Meltzer wants Jews to read more romance

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By Phylissa Cramer Jean Meltzer always knew how “The Matzah Ball,” her first novel, would end. “The rule of romance is that there has to be...

The best part of Moroccan Jewish weddings?

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By Britt Jacobson As a member of a big fat Moroccan Jewish family, I attended many, many weddings as a child. My favorite memories were...

Nation and World

Inside the sexual abuse investigation of Israeli therapist and ‘Kids Speak’ author Chaim Walder

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In March 2021, reporting by Haaretz journalists Aaron Rabinowitz and Shira Elk revealed allegations of sexual abuse against Yehudah Meshi-Zahav, the founder of Zaka,...

The latest battleground in the war over whether colleges are safe for Jews

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Is the social work school at Hunter College coddling antisemitism, or is it part of an institution that’s deeply committed to protecting Jews from...

Some Jewish Republicans have Trump fatigue, but they just can’t quit him

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LAS VEGAS — The Republican Jewish Coalition conference was about 2022, and also 2024. It was about how a near Republican sweep in state...

Food and Dining

6 questions for Lori Gardner

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Dining out is food blogger Lori Gardner’s obsession. At Been There Eaten That (beenthereeatenthat.net), she shares stories and opinions, and sheds light on the...

Shouk now serving Israeli street food in Rockville

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Fans of shwarma made from mushrooms and burgers whose main ingredient is eggplant have a new option in Rockville, since the Israeli street food...

Gluten-free churros for Chanukah

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By Tannaz Sassooni It started with a question for Jonathan Gold. Chanukah 2011 was nearing, and a friend sent a query to Ask Mr. Gold,...