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Jewish culinary bible collects global flavors, techniques

soon as I saw the first recipe in this book I was hooked. Good friends of mine have a Passover tradition. As part of the karpas stage, they serve eggs that have been...

New caterer brings flavors of Persia to Denver

A new kosher caterer has set up shop in Denver. It’s called Lymone Caterers, a portmanteau of the first names of its owners Lynn and Simone Shenassa. Lymone cooks up...

‘Reverse Tashlich’ encourages Jews to clean up oceans

By Shiryn Ghermezian A Florida-based program aimed at empowering Jewish people to help keep the ocean clean is attracting attention from communities around the US and...

Eleanor Roosevelt saved, welcomed Jewish refugees

By Eliana Rudee In 1940, a passenger cargo ship called the SS Quanza left the port of Lisbon carrying several hundred Jewish refugees to freedom. But no country would...

Agnes Keleti, 98, survived the Holocaust — and one 10 Olympic medals

BUDAPEST — When journalists ask Agnes Keleti about her health, she gently smiles and slowly extends her right hand in apparent gratitude for the question. Keleti yanks...

A steep rise in Jewish homeschooling — why?

By Sara Ivry NEW YORK — Joey Weisberg and Molly Weingrod have four children, live in a city with a vibrant Jewish community and believe strongly in the importance of a...

The righteous, wicked anti-Semitic convert

By Henry Abramson “Eisenmenger belonged to the class of insects which sucks poison even out of flowers,” the 19th-century Jewish historian Heinrich Graetz wrote....

Dan Starishevsky

Parkinson’s — no medical knock-out, but the fight continues

incidence of Parkinson’s disease, a movement disorder afflicting 11 million people worldwide, typically increases with age — but 4% are diagnosed before age...

AMIA Buenos Aires

Rescued twice — heroic effort to save documents after AMIA bombing

By Alan Grabinsky BUENOS AIRES — Abraham Lichtenbaum was getting ready to leave his house on July 18, 1994 when, at 9:53 a.m., he heard an explosion: The headquarters...

Jewish Cemetery Bitola Macedonia

Only a few from Macedonia survived — then five met tragic fates

BITOLA, North Macedonia — In a country where Nazis killed 98% of its Jewish minority, the survival of five members from the Abravanel family was regarded as something...