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News Briefs, the Week of Aug. 3, 2017

Zahav Settles Class-Action Lawsuit Regarding Tips Esteemed Israeli restaurant Zahav settled a class-action lawsuit a former server filed by agreeing to pay $230,000 to 41...

Atara Foods: Restoring Glory to Hindquarter Meat

By Shana Medel  Yaakov Levi is fixated on working his way to the top of the food chain in Charm City, otherwise known as Baltimore....

Old Models of Jewish Legacy Institutions No Longer Working, Experts Say

The research and statistics are in, and the message to Jewish legacy organizations — those longstanding community institutions that historically have held fast to...

News Briefs, the Week of July 27, 2017

Manischewitz to Close Newark, N.J. Plant, Lay off 169 The Manischewitz Co. said it will lay off 169 employees at a Newark, N.J., plant and...

Lawmakers Protest Vacancies in Anti-Semitism Office

The Trump administration’s hesitance to appoint an official to the Office of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism has created a nationwide...

Boston Holocaust Memorial Rededicated After Being Vandalized in June

(JNS.org) Hundreds of people gathered in Boston Tuesday to rededicate the New England Holocaust Memorial after it was vandalized in late June. The vandalism of the memorial...

Say Goodbye to Unease About Shul Fees

When it comes to joining something new, the last thing you want is another bill to add to the stack. As such, it’s evident why...

Lawmakers Protest Vacancies in Anti-Semitism Office

The National Association of Jewish Legislators, in conjunction with more than 60 state senators, recently published a letter urging President Trump to fill the...

Tillerson Urged to Appoint New Anti-Semitism Envoy

(JNS.org) — In a letter issued Wednesday, the Anti-Defamation League, U.S. lawmakers and religious leaders urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to appoint a new special...

Jewish-Owned Dayton Dragons a Hot Ticket Around Gem City

DAYTON, OHIO — The Wright brothers did all the planning for the first-ever flight here, long before they took off from Kitty Hawk, N.C....