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Smoked salmon purveyor is also a Brexit politician

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION B PAGE 8 LONDON — Twenty years ago, this city’s oldest maker of smoked salmon endured a series of catastrophes that convinced its...

Amira Aharonovich

First female CEO of Jewish Agency speaks

By Noa Amouyal JERUSALEM — Amira Aharonovich, the Jewish Agency’s new CEO and director general, is the first woman to hold this position. And while she says she...

Druze students from the Beyahad program at Ono Academic College in Kiryat Ono, Israel, at their graduation ceremony in January, 2018.

Druze women aim to break glass ceiling

PASSOVER 5779 SECTION B PAGE 4 By Noam Mirvis There is a tradition in the Druze community dating back to the 11th century that calls for complete loyalty to the...

Israel Maimon

Israel Bonds growing in Denver

The day the Intermountain Jewish News speaks with Israel Maimon, president and CEO of Development Corporation for Israel, is the deadline in Israel for a political party...

Murray Lee standing outside his London real estate agency, Dec. 13, 2018.

Pro-Brexit voters have second thoughts

LONDON — Two-and-half years ago, Murray Lee voted in favor of the United Kingdom leaving the EU. A Jewish real-estate agent from northern London, Murray shared the...

Baruch HaLevi

‘We Launch’ connects Israel and the American midwest

CHANUKAH 5779 and falafel and intifada. That — and maybe the Bible — are pretty much what the average American Midwesterner knows about Israel, says Baruch...

Gal Shukroon (Kobi Richter/TPS)

Palestinians inspire Israeli shoe designer

CHANUKAH 5779 By Mara Vigevani At her ninth floor apartment-cum-studio in Tel Aviv’s trendy Nahalat Binyamin neighborhood, against a backdrop of a stunning view of the...

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KFC plans its kosher comeback

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION B PAGE 19 JERUSALEM — KFC is planning to bring the Colonel’s secret fried chicken recipe back to Israel. Representatives of the...

David Bakare

Breaking poverty in sub-Saharan Africa

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION B PAGE 12 By Ilanit Chernick TEL AVIV — In a crisp suit, David Tosin Bakare eludes confidence as we sit in a McDonald’s restaurant...

Sodastream HQ in Israel (Jack Guez/AFP/Getty)

Pepsico to acquire Sodastream for $3.2 billion

JERUSALEM — PepsiCo will acquire the Israeli home soda maker manufacturer SodaStream for $3.2 billion, the soft drink giant said Monday, Aug. 20. PepsiCo plans to...