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A coffee drink created by Ripples, which uses 3-D printing to produce images on froth. (Tomer Foltyn)

In Jerusalem, food creates bridges between faiths

By Eliana Rudee What can unite Jerusalem, a holy city for the three Abrahamic faiths, and often the site of high-profile religious and political conflicts? Food might be...

Volunteers Eileen Naiman and Ben Cohen ring up a purchase at the Rose Gift Shop.

At Rose Gift Shop, all proceeds go to the community

Every purchase at the Rose Gift Shop, from comfy robes and slippers to jewelry, has benefited the Denver community to the tune of $1.8 million since 1996. Surprised?...

Rob Reiner on the set of his new film, the biopic 'LBJ.' (Electric Entertainment)

Rob Reiner’s ‘LBJ’ biopic

LOS ANGELES — By his own admission, Rob Reiner was not the right person to direct “LBJ,” a film biography of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th president of the US....

Zubin Mehta conducting the Israel Philharmonic Orchesta at the Moscow Concervatory, Jan. 21, 2002. (Alexander Nemenova/AFP/Getty)

Zubin Mehta to retire in 2018

NEW YORK — When Zubin Mehta kicks off a tour of North American cities at New York’s Carnegie Hall this week, it won’t be his last performances with the Israel...

Leonard Maltin

Film critic Maltin speaks ahead of JAAMM appearance

When film critic-historian Leonard Maltin was in junior high school, he would set his alarm to catch a rare movie on television as the rest of New Jersey slumbered. Now...

A scene from the film '1945' (Menemsha)

Filming the truth about post-Holocaust Hungary

BUDAPEST — The time is just after the defeat of Nazi Germany. Two Orthodox Jews disembark from a train at a rural station in Soviet-occupied Hungary and, after...

The coal-powered railroad that runs between Durango and Silverton.

A summer travelogue through Southwest Colorado

With soaring mountains, rushing rivers and stunningly beautiful landscapes, Colorado is a summer traveler’s dream. If you’ve got little kids, however, those same...

Josh Gad, left, and Chadwick Boseman in "Marshall." (Barry Wetcher)

Film explores the story of Thurgood Marshall

LOS ANGELES — Actor Josh Gad may be best known for voicing Olaf in the animated Disney hit “Frozen” and originating the role of Elder Arnold Cunningham in the Tony...

L-r: Mark Feuerstein, Linda Lavin and Elliott Gould discuss their new show, ‘9JKL’, in Los Angeles, Aug. 1. (Sonja Flemming/CBS)

‘9JKL’: New Jewish sitcom

By Cindy Sher, JUF News via JTA CHICAGO — A grown man moves into a New York apartment sandwiched between his meddlesome, boundary-less parents on one side and his...

Joan Nathan's Seven Sacred Species Salad.

King Solomon’s Table: Global flavors

In the world of Jewish cookbooks, there are a few writers who have become pillars. Not only do they have an encyclopedic knowledge of Jewish cuisine and history, they...