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Amazon will not pull antisemitic movie promoted by Kyrie Irving, says Jewish CEO

(JTA) — Bucking weeks of public pressure from Jewish groups, celebrities and the Brooklyn Nets, Amazon will not stop selling an antisemitic documentary on its service that was promoted by NBA star Kyrie Irving. The company’s CEO Andy Jassy, who i...

 

Adam Sandler talks about 'The Chanukah Song' and a new film with the Safdie brothers

(JNS) - Adam Sandler recounted a funny remark from a celebrity mentioned in his famous "The Chanukah Song" when he spoke to a crowd at the 92nd Street Y (now called 92NY) in Manhattan on Tuesday...

 

Why the Maccabees aren't in the Bible

The First and Second Books of Maccabees contain the most detailed accounts of the battles of Judah Maccabee and his brothers for the liberation of Judea from foreign domination. These books...

 

Six incredible things you may not have known about Mayim Bialik

After iconic roles in television shows like Blossom and The Big Bang Theory, actress Mayim Bialik is now the host of Jeopardy. Here are six incredible things you never knew about her. What do...

 

Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk: Improving cognitive health

Cognitive performance is not fixed. There are small changes people can make in their daily lives that should sustain higher cognitive functioning in old age. Keep the mind active through work, volunteering, hobbies or playing games. Learning new...

 

In 'Mapping Jewish San Francisco,' a treasure trove of Bay Area Jewish history goes on display

(J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — The year was 1968. Young people from around the country were descending on San Francisco looking for ways to express themselves, making...

 

With no regrets, author releases sequel to the Holocaust novel 'Boy in the Striped Pajamas'

(JTA) – At one point in John Boyne's new novel "All The Broken Places," a 91-year-old German woman recalls, for the first time, her encounter with a young Jewish boy in the Auschwitz death camp 80 y...

 

The easiest jelly donut recipe ever

Latkes are far more popular during Hanukkah than donuts here in the U.S. While you can find latkes in the freezer section of almost every major supermarket, good quality sufganiyot are much harder...

 

This fried Filipino delicacy is perfect for Chanukah

This story was originally published on The Nosher. There's no question that the most delicious, comforting recipes are the simplest, especially if they come with a bushel of history and soul. My...

 

Savory Beet Latkes recipe

These beet pancakes are also great for using up a variety of other root vegetables. Using a food processor will make quick work of the shredding aspect of the preparation. With a nice browned crust,...

 

Lemon Ricotta Fritters

This story was originally published on the Nosher. I know that sufganiyot — jelly donuts — are traditional and beloved for Chanukah. But I feel confident that once you try these easy and incredibly delicious ricotta fritters, you will be...

 

Local author brings poetry reading back in style

Local author Lenore Richman Roland has just finished writing a book of poems for children, titled "Under Granna's Poetry Tree, Birthday Poems for her Grands." Her inspiration for this book has been he...

 

No Thanksgiving in Israel - instead, more terror

What a dichotomy. Life in Israel vs. life in the U.S. Being a Jew has its challenges and rewards in both places...but being an American Jew vs. being an Israeli Jew is vastly different. I was just...

 

8 Chanukah traditions from around the world

Many of the most well-known Chanukah traditions are universal. Whether you're in Argentina or Zimbabwe, Jews will mark the eight-day festival by lighting a menorah, eating fried foods and recounting...

 

The feminist Chanukah story I didn't know I needed

This story was originally published on HeyAlma. Most of the women in the Bible fall into a few distinct categories. There are the wise wives and mothers like Sarah, Rebecca and Yocheved, required to...

 

Counting down to the Festival of Lights

For children, the days leading up to Chanukah are always filled with anticipation. Here is a small children’s bedtime book that teaches little ones about Chanukah during the 10 days before the...

 

Scene Around

This Scene Around is dedicated to "Yours Truly" Gloria Yousha, who passed away Nov. 18, 2022. Gloria Yousha started working at the Heritage in April 1980. That was 15 years before I became her editor....

 

Meet the Jewish founder of the world's only bobblehead museum, and his Chanukah bobbles

(JTA) - A crochet museum in Joshua Tree, California, features countless crochet animals that appear in airport ads worldwide. The National Mustard Museum in Wisconsin was founded by a Jewish...

 

America's most unapologetic Jewish band is back - and ready to rock

The Dictators are back. We're not talking about the nefarious, autocratic ones that rule too many of the world's countries - though they're back, too. But here, in the land of pop culture, we're...

 

Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk: Managing medication

According to the American Geriatrics Society, more than 80 percent of older adults are living with multiple health conditions. With each new health problem, things may become exponentially more complicated! A senior may see multiple doctors. There...

 

The stories of our past

One of the ongoing events at Oakmonte Village, hosted by the Jewish Pavilion, is a Lunch and Learn presentation. There have been a wide variety of topics covered in the past which have included...

 

JFS Orlando's Weekly Wellness Corner

Share your gratitude with others. We often assume people already know we're grateful, but are you sure? Sometimes it might be helpful for them to hear you say it out loud. Using words that express...

 

There's no beer at the World Cup in Qatar, but there are kosher bagels

(JTA) - Qatar may have caused an uproar by banning alcohol at the World Cup soccer tournament in Doha this month, but for religious Jewish fans, some kosher offerings will be available, thanks to two...

 

Jodi Kantor opens up on the 'She Said' movie's Jewish moments

(JTA) - When the New York Times journalist Jodi Kantor was reporting the 2017 Harvey Weinstein sexual assault story that earned her a Pulitzer prize, the powerful Hollywood producer and his team...

 

Robert Clary, Holocaust survivor, dies at 96

(JNS) - Robert Clary, a Holocaust survivor best known as the French actor who starred in the CBS-TV series "Hogan's Heroes," died at his home in Los Angeles on Nov. 15 at age 96. Family members did...

 

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