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  • New kosher cookbook serves up Southern classics

    A Jewish day school in Memphis compiles a kosher cookbook for Southern tastes — featuring a recipe for potato parsnip latkes.

  • Obama appoints Jewish preservation advocate to panel

    President Obama appointed a Jewish preservation advocate to the Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad.

  • UJC General Assembly Draws a Couple Crazies

    Local DC blogger Prince of Petworth shared some interesting photos of the "protest" outside the UJC General Assembly at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. There were only three people holding signs as of 11:00 am, and two of them were minors.  The pained expression on the security guard’s face in the first photo pretty much…

  • Manischewitz seeks the next Kosher food star

    Step aside, Top Chef!  Bravo no longer has a monopoly on celebrity-studded gastro-competitions. Manischewitz, the kosher food giant of gefilte fish fame, is hedging into pop culture territory with the launch of their 4th Annual Man-O-Manischewitz Cook-Off. The challenge invites home cooks to prepare a kosher meal using, of course, Manischewitz all-natural Broth.  Would-be kitchen…

  • Israel delivers swine flu vaccines to Palestinian Authority

    Israel delivered 20,000 swine flu vaccines to the Palestinian Authority ahead of the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca.

  • Obama half-brother has Jewish roots

    President Obama’s half-brother has a Jewish mother.

  • Merkel honors Holocaust victims in speech to Congress

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel honored the memory of Holocaust victims in a speech to Congress.

  • Seymour Fromer, Magnes Museum founder, dies at 87

    Seymour Fromer, founder of the Magnes Museum in California, has died.

  • Ex-French official: Gaydamak worked for French intelligence

    Convicted billionaire Arcadi Gaydamak was a former agent for French intelligence, according to a former French interior minister.

  • Israeli groups call for Gaza war investigation

    Several Israeli human rights groups are calling for an independent investigation of Israel’s conduct during its operation in Gaza.