I am an unabashed fan of the dairy restaurant. To me, the dairy restaurant has the perfect menu for any time of day – consisting of breakfast, pastas, sandwiches, salads, baked potatoes, quiches and soup – all with enough variation to not have to repeat the same item for weeks. And if I could, I...
When is it kosher to listen to the Beatles on Shabbat? When your chazzan adapts the Friday night service to the melodies of John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
*UPDATE: Join us for a live chat this Thursday, January 6 at 12:30PM ET, featuring Twitalyzer’s Jeff Katz to discuss the #JTA100. Details here. As Twitter evolves, so do its Jewish users. When JTA released our first ranking in 2009, that list became the fifth-most read article on our website that year. Since then, Twitter...
At the Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg wonders what happens if settlement expansion gets Israel to that Jewish or Democracy? crossroads, and it chooses "Jewish". This chinstroke in particular has been swamping the Jewish internets: Does American Jewry come to the rescue? Well, most of American Jewry would be so disgusted by Israel’s abandonment of democratic principles...
Female Israeli Reform rabbis issued a letter slamming some elements of a call earlier this week for Jewish women to shun contact with Arab men.
A Swedish neo-Nazi leader who organized the theft of the “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign from Auschwitz was sentenced to nearly three years in prison.
President Obama used a recess appointment to name Robert Ford as the new U.S. ambassador to Syria.
The United States opposes efforts to pass a U.N. Security Council resolution against Jewish West Bank settlements, a State Department spokesman said.
Former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for his conviction for embezzlement and theft.
The Eulogizer remembers the Jews from the worlds of politics, film, literature, music, the media, the arts, academia, science and crime who died in 2010.