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Bob Dylan lyrics as Oral Law?

(Jewniverse via JTA)-"Come senators, congressmen, please heed the call. Don't stand in the doorway, don't block up the hall," Bob Dylan sang in his 1964 anthem "The Times They Are a-Changin'." Dylan... Full story


Meet Max Ries, who brought edible insects to 1940s Chicago

(Jewniverse via JTA)-There's been a surge of interest in entomophagy, the human consumption of insects. Eighty percent of the world's population already does it. Even in Israel, a recent locust... Full story


How the jewfish got its name

(Jewniverse via JTA)-Why does putting the word "Jew" in front of any object make it sound a little anti-Semitic? There are several theories for how the jewfish (Promicrops), an Atlantic saltwater gr... Full story


How 'Transparent' is reshaping views of transgender Jews

LOS ANGELES (JTA)-The prevalence of transgender issues in pop culture seems to have reached a pinnacle this year. Caitlyn-nee Bruce-Jenner appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair. The movie "Tangerine,"... Full story


'Star Trek' and Great American Songbook meet the Jews

(Jewniverse via JTA)—What happened to the classic songs of the 1930s and ’40s? The standards of the Great American Songbook crooned by Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee or Ella Fitzgerald (and later made unforgettable by Data of “Star Trek”)?... Full story


Why the original Dodge logo was a Jewish star

(Jewniverse via JTA)-In 1900, Horace Elgin Dodge and John Francis Dodge founded the Dodge Brothers Company. The brothers were not Jewish, but their original logo looked a lot like the Star of David.... Full story


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