Local News

Ravinder Singh

Samosa Vegetarian Lands Kosher Certification

The lunch rush made its way to Center City’s Samosa Vegetarian Indian Restaurant where Ravinder Singh, clad in his white apron with matching turban,...

National News

News Briefs: Netflix Renews Shtisel and More

Netflix Renews Orthodox Drama Shtisel Israeli television drama Shtisel, which chronicles a family of haredi Jews, was renewed for a third season by Netflix, The...
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News Briefs: NYT Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Cartoons and More

US Measles Cases in 2019 Top 700 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the 2019 measles outbreak in the United States now...
George Selim

For George Selim, Counterterrorism Background Has Prepared Him Most for Role at ADL

A man named Corbin Kauffman was arrested in the Middle District of Pennsylvania on April 1 after law enforcement was notified about the content...

Arts

Michaela Shuchman as Chana and Leah Walton as Halina in Arden Theatre Company’s INDECENT. Photo credit_ Wide Eyed Studio

‘Indecent’ Pushes Boundaries in Yiddish

Indecency, it could be said, is in the eye of the beholder; one man’s unthinkable obscenity is another’s line to be smudged, erased and...
Cody Decker with the Mensch on the Bench.

‘Heading Home’ Scores in More Ways Than One

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel, the story of the 2017 Israeli baseball team that shocked the baseball world with a Cinderella run...

Book Reviews | The 100 Most Jewish Foods and The Brisket Chronicles

By Adam Reinherz Two Books Are Tasty Treats The 100 Most Jewish Foods: A Highly Debatable List Alana Newhouse Artisan The Brisket Chronicles Steven Raichlen Workman Give the gourmand steak au poivre...

Israel News

Israel Briefs: Record Number of Muslim Tourists Visit Israel in 2018 and More

Record Number of Muslim Tourists Visit Israel in 2018 More than 72,000 Muslim tourists visited Israel in 2018 — a record number and a 15...
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Israel Briefs: Holocaust Survivor Rescued From Fire and More

Vegan Knesset Member Wants Nonleather Chair New Knesset member Miki Haimovich, who is a vegan, wants her seat in the chamber to be made of...
Bella Lewensohn Schafer

Bella Lewensohn Schafer Recalls Her Service in War for Israeli Independence

In the 1840s, Moishe Zvi Lewensohn heard that the Messiah would soon come, and he moved to a small piece of land in the...