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    Israel seeks to grow hummus in space

    Like most Israelis, Yonatan Winetraub loves hummus, and its protein-packed main ingredient: the chickpea. But unlike most, Winetraub also has the ability to send...

    ‘Maisel’ actress says you ‘don’t have to be it, to play it’

    When she was cast as Midge Maisel’s mother-in-law in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” veteran actress Caroline Aaron had no idea that a series about a very particular...

    Jews disqualified for adoption

    Elizabeth and Gabriel Rutan-Ram knew their Jewishness would become known sooner or later. They weren’t going to conceal the mezuzzah on their door when representatives...

    Maus axed, deemed ‘inappropriate’

    A Tennessee school board voted unanimously to remove Maus, Art Spiegelman’s graphic memoir about his father’s Holocaust experience, from its curriculum after board...

    Beijing’s Jewish athletes

    Despite the continuing COVID chaos and the mounting protests about China’s human rights record, the 2022 Beijing Olympics are proceeding on schedule. The Beijing games...

    Jewish Angeleno heads the Baseball Hall of Fame

    By Jacob Gurvis COOPERSTOWN, NY — Josh Rawitch’s day-to-day is similar to that of any nonprofit executive: He speaks to stakeholders, supervises senior staff and...

    ‘Pickle-preneur’ went from crunching numbers to crunching pickles

    The idea for Edik's Pickles first sparked three years ago, when Edward Ilyasov’s aunt served him a crunchy homemade pickle with a surprising depth of flavor.

    Iran’s Jews, one man’s tragic tale

    News photo editor with NBC News Shahrzad Elghanayan has written a biography of her grandfather, Tehran businessman Habib Elghanian, who was the head of the Jewish...

    Orthodox women find work-life balance

    Brooklyn native Chana Wircberg always knew she wanted to be a physician. Shortly after marrying and becoming a young mother, Wircberg made her dream come true,...

    Israel Film Archive goes online

    For years, only those with special permission could visit the climate-controlled repositories of the Jerusalem Cinematheque to see the moving pictures held in the Israel...