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Snoozing at the King's house

(JTA) — King Charles III wants to make sure that the United Kingdom’s chief rabbi can make it to his coronation ceremony next year — so much so that he’s letting the Jewish leader sleep over at his house. The coronation is set for May 6,...

 

As Italy's Meloni downplays fascist ties, thousands march in praise of Benito Mussolini

(JTA) — Thousands marched to the grave of the fascist dictator Benito Mussolini in Predappio on Sunday to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of his coming to power in Rome, days after the new Italian prime minister, whose party has fascist...

 

Koshersoul,' fuses African-American and Jewish culinary histories

(JTA) — The James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Twitty released a book of recipes and essays that fuses Jewish and African-American culinary histories this week. Twitty, 45, won acclaim for his 2018 book  “The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through...

 

Eisenberg's next film follows 2 cousins who explore their grandmother's Holocaust story

(JTA) - Jesse Eisenberg's newest film directing project follows two estranged cousins who travel to Poland and learn about their grandmother's Holocaust story. "A Real Pain," which will star Eisenberg...

 

Ben & Jerry's sues Unilever

(JTA) — Ben & Jerry’s is not letting go of its West Bank pullout goal without a fight — with its parent company. The iconic ice cream brand has filed a lawsuit against Unilever over its decision last week to sell the Israeli arm of the business...

 

Next up for Adam Sandler's production company: A YA bat mitzvah novel adaptation

(JTA) - Last month, Adam Sandler threw his daughter a star-studded bat mitzvah party.  Now it looks like his production company is making a bat mitzvah-themed film. The casting site Backstage has...

 

Florida synagogue challenges new state abortion limits

SARASOTA, Fla. (JTA) — A synagogue in Florida filed a lawsuit this week to challenge the state over a new law prohibiting abortion after 15 weeks. Under current law, Florida allows abortions up to 24 weeks. Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor of Boynton...

 

Israel is the 9th happiest country in the world

(JTA) — Israel is the ninth happiest country in the world, according to the World Happiness Report, a project of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Israel has moved slowly up the rankings in recent years, going from...

 

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