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7-Eleven opens its first Israeli store

Yoav Silberstein, 16, waited an hour and a half to get into 7-Eleven’s new flagship — and so far only — store in Israel. Located in the heart of Tel Aviv in...

Parents’ values reshaping the toy industry

If you’re toy-shopping, Tel Aviv-based toy designer Shlomi Eiger advises this season’s hits are STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) toys as well as kinetic...

In its 86th year, Feldman Mortuary remains current

Feldman Mortuary, now in its 86th year of service to Denver’s Jewish community, has completed renovations that enhance intimacy and comfort for families struggling...

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...