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Greek Salad with Fried Halloumi Cheese: An explosion of flavors and textures

Cheese lovers who haven't tried halloumi, meet your new obsession. Halloumi is a semi-hard cheese originating in Cyprus. Made from sheep's milk, the briny yet mild cheese is popular in Greece and the...

 

'Glee' was actually pretty Jewish

As a former theater kid, "Glee" was my favorite show in my adolescent years and-admittedly-I still listen to its covers of classics and newer pop songs to this day. So as someone who now...

 

JWed announces free trip to Israel contest

(JNS)—JWed will celebrate its 3,300th marriage by offering one Jewish couple two free tickets to Israel. The online dating website will host a contest from July 23 to Aug. 16, asking engaged or married couples who met through the online dating...

 
 By Marcy Oster    News    August 2, 2019

Ayelet Shaked to head Israel's New Right party

JERUSALEM (JTA)—Israel’s former justice minister Ayelet Shaked is head of the New Right party, replacing Naftali Bennett, the former education minister. The announcement came on Sunday night in Ramat Gan, after weeks of uncertainty about...

 

'Serious consequences' following tanker seizure by Iran

(JNS)—The U.K. government has announced that it will be taking diplomatic and economic measures against Iran in the wake of the seizure of the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz earlier on Friday, but stopped short of...

 

Obituary - GLADYS FRIEDMAN PAULIN

Written by Sheila Reback Gladys Friedman Paulin, 80, died Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Winter Park, Florida. She was born in Cortland, New York, daughter of Norma C. and John C. Friedman. Gladys spent her childhood in Auburn, New York. She received...

 
 By Josefin Dolsten    News    August 2, 2019

The Jewish reporter who brought the 1969 moon landing into America's living rooms

NEW YORK (JTA)-In the 1960s, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and John Glenn were household names, idolized as god-like figures by a public enraptured by NASA's forays into space. There was...

 
 By Orit Arfa    News    August 2, 2019

US special envoy Elan Carr: 'Anti-Semitism is evil, regardless of where it comes from'

(JNS)-Elan Carr, a Jew of Iraqi descent, was appointed Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, a senior diplomatic post that had been vacant for two years until he assumed it in February....

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Lamar Odom visits Lubavitcher Rebbe’s gravesite with his kids By Gabe Friedman (JTA)—Lamar Odom visited the New York gravesite of Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, the late leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, with his two children last week. “I h...

 
 By Ben Sales    News    August 2, 2019

Jews helped inspire America's refugee program and Stephen Miller might end it

(JTA)-In July 1939, eight months after Kristallnacht and seven weeks before Hitler would invade Poland, Congress killed a bill that would have allowed 20,000 Jewish refugee children into the United...

 
 By Ben Sales    News    August 2, 2019

Americans don't know much about Judaism but love the Jews, survey says

(JTA)—U.S. Jews know more about religion in general than their non-Jewish neighbors, a new survey shows. Americans who are not Jewish, meanwhile, don’t know a lot about Judaism. But they like Jews more than any other religious group. And they...

 

Why cold soups are really Jewish

When my 7-year-old son and I traveled to Budapest in 2002, we arrived at my friend Katalin's flat at 11 a.m. It was already over 90 degrees F. and there was no air conditioning. We could barely make...

 
 By Steve North    Features    August 2, 2019

Jewish comedians aim to deflate modern anti-Semitism with laughs

MONTREAL (JTA)-As long as there have been Jews, there have been two unwavering constants: anti-Semitism and Jewish jokes about anti-Semitism. Like the one told about the assassination of Czar...

 

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