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Pro-Israel rally in Washington calls for an end to violence

About 30 people gathered outside the Embassy of Israel in Washington on Wednesday to call for an end to violence in Israel and Palestine. The...

Arts & Culture

An American rabbi in Buchenwald

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Review By Bat-Ami Zucker “The Rabbi of Buchenwald,” by Rafael Medoff. Yeshiva University Press; distributed by ktav.com; 502 pages., $29.95. There is a remarkable scene, early in...

These 14 Israeli Artists Will Open Up Your Heart and Mind

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Sponsored By Libby Lenkinski Standing in a sweaty bar in South Tel Aviv twelve years ago, I wanted to be anywhere else. I was living in...

Catching up with comedian Kevin Pollak

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By Haydee M. Rodriguez  Actor, comedian and impressionist Kevin Pollak has starred in more than 80 films. His work includes playing Moishe Maisel in “The...

Nation and World

An American rabbi-turned-Israeli-lawmaker is being sued for sexual harassment

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The American-born former Israeli politician Dov Lipman was once a rising star of Yesh Atid, the political party whose leader was tasked last week...

TikTok and Twitter videos bring images of Israel-Gaza conflict home to American Jews

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For some Americans watching the escalating violence in Israel and Gaza in recent days, the most striking image from the conflict came in a...

The new Pew: ‘Jewish Americans in 2020’

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By Toby Tabachnick  “Jewish Americans in 2020,” Pew’s first deep dive into Jewish life in the U.S. since 2013, paints a picture of a population...

Food and Dining

Got milk? Shavuot is coming

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By Linda Morel Falling seven weeks after Passover, the most observed of all Jewish holidays, Shavuot is the most overlooked holiday on the Jewish calendar. That...

This Hungarian coffee cake is even better than babka

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By Joe Baur One morning, my wife suggested I look into making a different kind of bread. Not necessarily to replace my weekly challah habit,...

Great (e)scapes

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Scapes are hitting the markets now — these spring garlic sprouts are the tender-ish greens that shoot out of garlic bulbs. They look like...

Camp and School Showcase

Camp Horizons

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Established in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in 1983, Camp Horizons is a diverse community of campers and staff members from across the United States and around the world working, playing, and learning...

Berman Hebrew Academy

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Berman Hebrew Academy is a Preschool-12th grade Modern Orthodox Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD. Our Kindergarten is one of the many entry points to our school. Kindergarten at Berman is a year of...

B’nai Israel’s Schilit Nursery School

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B’nai Israel’s Schilit Nursery School in Rockville has provided for multiple generations the very best in early childhood education. With flexible options available year-round for transitional two year olds to pre-K, we are here...