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April 16, 2015 4:27pm
Hummus is now available at nearly every supermarket in the country – not to mention at airports, NFL stadiums and in large tubs at Costco.
April 16, 2015 4:12pm
The inventor of a new light switch for use on Shabbat has raised more than $45,000 toward a $50,000 fundraising goal in just three days.
April 14, 2015 8:07pm
For a musical comedy that traffics in stereotypes and has a weak score, the show that opened on Broadway on April 14 is surprisingly funny.
April 14, 2015 5:33pm
Read about David Ben-Gurion’s role in inventing Israeli couscous, the descendants of Nazis who live in Israel and the British royal buried in Jerusalem.
April 8, 2015 3:18pm
From conga drums to guitars, keyboards, woodwinds and strings, instruments are playing an increasingly central role in Conservative worship. But the practice is not without controversy.
April 7, 2015 11:15am
Now living in Colorado, Mei-Dan has turned his extreme sports hobby into a lifestyle — and the central element of his medical work.
April 3, 2015 11:08am
What the president considers a “historic understanding” to make the world safer, the Israeli prime minister has called a threat to his country’s survival.
April 2, 2015 2:18pm
The new report from the Pew Research Center also found that more American Jews are leaving Judaism than non-Jews are joining the Jewish people.
April 2, 2015 1:50pm
Details were in short supply, but negotiators said the deal’s comprehensive details would be completed by June 30.
March 31, 2015 5:05pm
If a deal is reached, who needs to approve it? What are Israel’s alternatives? How are the U.S.-Iran nuclear talks reshaping the Arab Middle East?