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When Kentucky (whiskey) goes on aliyah

Except for the few scattered palm trees you see as you tentatively drive along a bumpy secluded dirt path, you could easily imagine yourself on your way to a moonshine...

Denver Homeland Security agent rescues ancient coin

An extremely rare Judean quarter-shekel coin, minted by Jewish rebels fighting the Roman empire some 2,000 years ago, was returned to the State of Israel in an official...

Then, oil fortunes. Now, it’s complicated.

At the start of the 20th century, Louis Blaustein, a Jewish immigrant from Lithuania, and his son Jacob drove a horse-drawn wagon through the streets of Baltimore,...

Climate change changes grape growing

The science of viticulture has become the life’s work of Prof. Aaron Fait, a faculty member of the French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of...

Internet poses spiritual dilemmas for Orthodox women and their businesses

Shaindy Braun and her wig business had nearly 40,000 followers on Instagram, amassed over nine years, when she abruptly announced her departure from the social media...

Israel, UAE sign free trade agreement

Israel and the United Arab Emirates signed a free trade agreement on May 31 in Dubai. The deal is the first of its kind between Israel and an Arab state.

Big funders face big changes in Jewish life

In a good year, the annual conference of the Jewish Funders Network functions like a Jewish Aspen Institute: The Jewish fundraising elite, from private and family...

Colorado pension fund votes to divests from Unilever

n 2016, Colorado’s state pension fund passed a law pledging economic loyalty to Israel. That law is now being invoked as the state becomes the seventh to punish...

Oligarchs sanctioned

Jewish communities in Ukraine received a $10 million gift from a perhaps unlikely source last month: a charitable organization founded by three Russian Jewish oligarchs...

Israel, Morocco ink economic pact

Israel’s Minister of Economy and Industry Orna Barbivay signed an economic-commercial cooperation agreement on Feb. 21 with Morocco’s Industry and Trade Minister...