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Jewish children’s author recalls Sukkot, Iraqi-style

Growing up in Sydney, Sarah Sassoon, 42, had a very different experience from the canvas or wooden sukkah. The sukkahs that her Iraqi-born father made were composed...

IV therapy — from Instagram to pre-Yom Kippur hydration hack

The rise of non-medical IV treatments, a trend in so-called “wellness” culture that celebrities including Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber have popularized, has been...

The imprisoned — Yom Kippur speaks to them

“The One who answered Joseph in jail, will answer us.” So reads one of several imprisonment references in Yom Kippur prayers, in line with the themes of judgment and...

Touro Synagogue, nestled in historic Newport, Rhode Island. (John Nordell/ Christian Science Monitor/Getty)

Synagogues are coming to terms with slave labor

America's oldest synagogues, Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island and Kahal Kadosh Beth Eloh-m (KKBE) in Charleston, South Carolina, are coming to terms with slave...

Food relief program delivers to Ukraine ahead of Rosh Hashanah

A food-relief program to manufacture, produce and bake kosher foods within Ukraine will help Jews will have a sufficient supply of items when they sit down to their Rosh...

Greenland — not your usual economic opportunity

For Paul Cohen, an American Jew who has lived in Narsaq, Greenland with his wife Monika for 22 years, Narsaq’s remoteness is more than offset by its stunning...

Colorado foodie, PBS competitor, shares High Holiday recipes

Abbe Odenwalder, a retired artist, food blogger and enthusiastic home cook represented Colorado and Ashkenazi Jewry on the national stage as a contestant on the PBS...

Self-driving cars — on Shabbat?

Ask a rabbi about self-driving cars and you’d better be ready for a long answer.

Yes, for Jews in York, there was life after 1190

Last month, the small Jewish community in the British city of York celebrated the arrival of a new rabbi, its first since the city’s Jewish community was nearly wiped...

Yeshiva University creates a space for Christians to study Judaism

Emily Talento grew up with Jewish friends and relatives on Long Island, attending Passover seders, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs and Shabbat dinners. When she arrived at...