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Fashion guru Iris Apfel, 96, immortalized as Barbie doll

(JTA)-The American toy company that created the Barbie doll announced a new doll honoring Iris Apfel, the 96-year-old Jewish fashion guru. The Apfel doll wears the same green Gucci suit and jewels tha...

 

Israelis recall drone strike 'in our backyard'

When an Iranian drone was shot down in a field this past February, news focused on the ensuing Israeli plane shot down in Syria, and on the long-term implications for the United States' involvement...

 

Obituary - THERESA FRANKEL BERNSTEIN

Theresa Frankel Bernstein, age 70, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Florida Hospital—Waterman. Mrs. Bernstein, was born in New York City, on Sept. 26, 1947, a daughter of the late Jack and Lucy Ashkenzi Frankel. She earned her master’s...

 

Obituary - CHARLOTTE FRIEDMAN NATHAN

Charlotte F. Nathan, age 99, of Winter Park, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018, at her residence in Westminster Towers—Winter Park. Mrs. Nathan was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on Aug. 17, 1918, the second daughter of four children born to...

 

How to make your own Passover Haggadah

(MyJewishLearning via JTA)-Making your own Haggadah is not just a money saver, but also a great way to educate yourself about the Passover seder, add a unique twist to the festive meal and have a more...

 

A tour guide uncovers Passover secrets in the Met Museum's Egyptian wing

NEW YORK (JTA)-I have roamed the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Egyptian wing many times, marveling at sarcophagi, statues of Horus and Ra, and portraits of young men on ancient panels who gaze back at...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Slain Paris Holocaust survivor was targeted because she was Jewish, French police say (JTA)—Prosecutors investigating the slaying of a Holocaust survivor in Paris said the two suspects in custody targeted her because she was Jewish. The...

 
 By Ron Kampeas    News    March 30, 2018

Trump administration 'deeply sympathizes' with victims in PLO terror lawsuit, but stands by opposition

WASHINGTON (JTA)—The Trump administration in a statement said it “sympathizes deeply” with the families whose lawsuit against the Palestine Liberation Organization may soon be considered by the Supreme Court, but continues to maintain that the...

 

Passover children's books: choo-choos, baa-baas and back to Sinai

BOSTON (JTA)-When Deborah Bodin Cohen immersed herself in rabbinical school in the early 1990s, she expected to spend a year in Israel as part of her studies with Hebrew Union College-Jewish...

 
 By Megan Wolf    Features    March 30, 2018

Here's a light Passover lunch that's good for you-tasty, too

(JTA)-Even during Jewish holidays, when food is so abundant, it is possible to eat well.  My cookbook, "Great Meals with Greens and Grains," highlights many of my favorite plant-based, vegetarian...

 

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