Nationwide survey shows holes in Holocaust knowledge among young adults

A new nationwide study shows a lack of Holocaust knowledge among American adults under 40. The report, commissioned by The Conference on Jewish Material Claims...

Rosh Hashanah

Arts & Culture

In Netflix’s ‘Away,’ Ato Essandoh is an African- British-Jewish astronaut

By Gabe Friedman Ato Essandoh isn’t Jewish, or British, or an astronaut — but he plays an African-British-Jewish astronaut on TV. In Netflix’s new hit drama...

VIDEO: ‘Shtisel’ Season 3 has a trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=WALuOpZjwdE&feature=emb_logo “Shtisel” fans, rejoice! The trailer for Season 3 of the popular Israeli drama about a (complicated) haredi Orthodox family in Jerusalem has been released. The...

HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country’ contains a plot point that resembles an age-old anti-Semitic lie. Why?

By Philissa Cramer Like more than 1 million Americans in each of the last three weeks, I’ve been appreciating “Lovecraft Country,” the new HBO series...

Nation and World

Israel signs treaties with UAE and Bahrain in White House ceremony

Israel signed peace treaties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House on Tuesday, with President Donald Trump calling the moment...

Bahrain will normalize ties with Israel, Trump announces

Bahrain will normalize ties with Israel at a White House ceremony next week, President Donald Trump said on Twitter Friday, less than a month...

George Soros is a leading target of anti-Semitism. These Jews openly criticize him anyway.

Josh Kantrow is not a fan of George Soros, the Jewish billionaire financier and philanthropist. Kantrow, 55, a Jewish lawyer and longtime Republican in Chicago, doesn’t...

Food and Dining

The joys of a Persian Rosh Hashanah seder

By Donna Maher I don’t need to remind you of all the reasons that 2020 has been an incredibly rough year. We could all use...

How risky are High Holiday activities during COVID-19?

  By Shira Hanau When Passover arrived just a few weeks after the pandemic set in earlier this year, it was clear that seders with families...
Schmaltz Brothers’ food truck

Kosher food truck takes to the road in Montgomery County

It’s a sunny Friday afternoon when a truck that looks like a UPS delivery vehicle — except this one is painted black with colorful...