Sunday, October 13, 2019 -
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Chavie Lieber, JTA
Chavie Lieber, JTA

Fifth Question: Is quinoa kosher for Passover, or not?

PASSOVER EDITION SECTION C PAGE 3 NEW YORK —— On any given day, a wind might blow through the farmlands of South America, pick up an errant grain of barley and...

Von Furstenberg: Holocaust museum supporter

NEW YORK — Diane von Furstenberg takes a seat at her long, farm table-inspired desk inside her office on the fifth floor in this city’s Meatpacking District. The...

Skater glides to gold

NEW YORK —— With consecutive quadruple jumps at the US Figure Skating Championships, Max Aaron launched himself not only to a gold medal and a national championship....

Itzhak Perlman and the cantor

NEW YORK — Who knew the man behind the Brooklyn homecomings of Jay-Z and Barbra Streisand had a thing for heimische melodies? Bruce Ratner, the developer and majority...

Film chronicles Hava Nagila’s journey from shtetl to cliche

NEW YORK — You’re at a wedding or Bar Mitzvah, mingling at the bar or catching up with a distant relative, when you hear it — the opening notes of a familiar tune...

Jewish deadheads see parallels between Judaism and ‘Deadism’

CHANUKAH EDITIONSECTION A PAGE 23 FALLS VILLAGE, Conn. — As a gentle snow fell on the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center last Friday evening, Nov. 30, some 85...

Kosher cheese firm vows to carry on, post-Sandy

JERSEY CITY, NJ — A flooded warehouse, decomposed wall beams, sodden sheetrock, crumbling brick walls, a fried electrical system and about $2 million worth of rotten...

Etrog farm

SCOTTSDALE — Matt Bycer is like any other 33-year-old attorney who wakes up at the crack of dawn to exercise. Except that rather than sweating to a P90X regimen, Bycer,...