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Jerusalem museum explores global coffee culture

By Judy Lash Balint Coffee culture in Israel is as varied as the population. Bedouin hospitality dictates finely ground dark coffee served in tiny cups. Arabs will serve...

How about vegan brisket for Rosh Hashanah?

ROCHESTER, NY — Rob Nipe and Nora Rubel hadn’t anticipated selling out of pastrami on their opening day. But when you have a vegan butcher shop certified kosher and...

Sportswriter, Holocaust biographer

By Alan Zeitlin DALLAS — As NFL beat writers go, Jori Epstein is likely among the more unusual: Start with being a woman, she doesn’t work on Shabbat, and she...

Fogel’s baseball treasure trove on display for All Star Game

Tomorrow morning, on July 10, an armored truck is scheduled to travel from an undisclosed bank vault to the Rally Hotel at McGregor Square, just across the street from...

Jewish athletes in Tokyo, and when they compete

By Emily Burack TOKYO — The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are finally happening, a full year after they were planned. They’re still being called the 2020 Olympics, even though...

Fleischmanns rose to the challenge

By Joel Haber, The Nosher via JTA Many home cooks this past year, in an Instagram-inspired spirit, upped their challah-baking game with new braiding patterns,...

Anguished father of the Netanyahus

By Emily Burack, Alma via JTA NEW YORK — Joshua Cohen’s novel, The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very...

Israel’s women softball in Colorado — for a championship

“I’m good,” enthuses Sydney Silverstein before scrimmaging with a competing female softball team preparing for the Triple Crown International Challenge, June...

Official: Elvis had Jewish ancestry

By Dan Fellner MEMPHIS — The large crate sat unopened in a 20,000-square-foot warehouse here for more than four decades, concealing a little-known fact about one of...

Israeli flag on Everest

Oxygen balloon and chutzpah Israeli flag on Everest  Danielle Wolfson’s oxygen tank was almost empty as she neared the peak of Mt. Everest on May 23. At such a high...