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Nov 30th


Young Jewish chef made vegan tasty — and cool

Young Jewish chef made vegan tasty — and cool

NEW YORK — There’s a new eatery on the corner of Bleecker and MacDougal streets in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. The restaurant, by CHLOE, is garnering good reviews and attracting slews of young, hip diners.

Oh yes: by CHLOE is also entirely vegan and kosher.

Chef Chloe Coscarelli made her national debut on the first season of Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” in 2009, winning an episode of the TV competition with her three all-vegan flavors of the portable sweet treats: raspberry tiramisu, chocolate strawberry shortcake and dark chocolate topped with dipped orange peel.


Sandy Koufax: The Yom Kippur decision

Sandy Koufax: The Yom Kippur decisionWASHINGTON — Jesse Agler was pretty talented as a catcher and pitcher in Little League, yet his parents benched him regularly. That’s because the Aglers had a no-baseball-on-Shabbat rule, one cloaked in sports royalty. “It was a source of frustration as a kid, but I appreciated later what they tried to do,” said Agler, a 33-year-old radio broadcaster for the San Diego Padres who grew up in South Florida. “It goes back to Koufax making the point about that day, that it’s not for ba...

No meat, oy! Really? Really.

No meat, oy! Really? Really. FROM ROSH HASHANAH FOODS “IT HAS long been established by the highest medical authorities that food from fruits and vegetables is far healthier and more suitable for the human organism than food made from meat,” is how Fania Lewando opens her plainly titled Vegetarian Cookbook, in an introduction, “To the Housewife: A Few Words and Practical Advice.” The term “housewife” is a give-away to readers who may have thought that this is just the newest in the recent plethora of health a...

Last Updated ( Monday, 07 September 2015 13:47 )


Music of Dutch Jewish composers

Music of Dutch Jewish composers“Meeting the Ghosts: Holland and WW II,” a two-part concert and film event honoring four Dutch Jewish composers suppressed or killed in the Holocaust and Holland’s resistance efforts, takes place Saturday, Sept. 5, 7 p.m., at Temple Sinai. Held prior to Selichot, “Meeting the Ghosts” resurrects the music of Leo Smit, Nico Richter, Rosy Wertheim and Dick Kattenburg in concert.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 30 August 2015 09:06 )


Israelis cycle in USA's top race — in Colorado

Israelis cycle in USA's top race — in ColoradoSTEAMBOAT SPRINGS — As Israeli bicyclist Yoav Bear sped through the end of Stage 2 of the USA Pro Challenge race at nearly 11,000 feet of elevation in the Colorado Rockies, he thrust his water bottle into the hand of a young spectator clutching an Israeli flag. Bear’s gesture made the day, if not the vacation, of the 13-year-old bystander, Ilai Engelhardt, a resident of the northern Israeli town of Avtalion who loves competitive cycling. On Aug. 18, his American uncle and aunt had brought ...
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Jewish porn star James Deen accused of raping ex-girlfriend, sexually assaulting 2 others

Gabe Friedman Deen, 29, tweeted in response that the allegations were “false and defamatory.” ... [Link]

British attorney named chairman of global Limmud network

Marcy Oster David Hoffman will oversee 80 Limmud organizations in 43 countries. ... [Link]

Ex-Maryland woman at center of Jewish divorce controversy remarries without ‘get’

Marcy Oster Tamar Epstein, a central figure in efforts to reform how the Orthodox community deals with recalcitrant husbands, remarried in a process that has come under scrutiny. ... [Link]

Joan Nathan cookbook brings families together

mbrodsky A Brazilian searching for his great-aunt found information about a cookbook author of the same name. ... [Link]

King of Spain honors Sephardic Jews in ceremony recognizing citizenship law

Marcy Oster The law offers citizenship to Sephardic Jews as compensation for their ancestors’ expulsion from Spain in the 15th and 16th centuries during the Inquisition. ... [Link]

Jewish lawmaker calls out Australian mufti for failure to condemn Paris attacks

Marcy Oster Josh Frydenberg said the grand mufti “failed in his leadership.” ... [Link]

Netanyahu, Abbas shake hands at Paris climate summit

Marcy Oster It marked their first face-to-face encounter since September 2010; Netanyahu also met on the sidelines of the confab with President Obama. ... [Link]

Nahum Sirotsky, veteran Brazilian journalist and diplomat, dies in Israel

Marcy Oster Sirotsky worked as editor and international correspondent for some of Brazil’s most influential newspapers, and was a diplomat in Washington and Tel Aviv. ... [Link]

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