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Brunch in the sukkah

Food writer Megan Wolf has a great premise for this Sukkot: How about a few light, refreshing savory meals to counterbalance the sweetness of our Rosh Hashanah menus?...

High Holiday dictionary

Ever wonder how to pronounce Yamim Noraim or Chag Sameach? Here’s a handy to guide courtesy of My Jewish Learning to some important Hebrew words and terms you may...

Jeremy Corbyn (Dan Kitwood/Getty)

What’s stronger than Teflon?

Is being blocked on Twitter an achievement? If so, we have reached a milestone. This past week, in attempting to civilly engage in debate on the latest Jeremy Corbyn...

Carrot, Pomegranate & Barley Salad

Pomegranate-glazed carrot salad

Was this week’s weather trying to send a message — that it’s never too early to start Rosh Hashanah menu planning and cooking? The cool breezes have given way once...

Your Rosh Hashana greeting in the IJN

Wish your friends and family a Happy New Year, with your own personal message in the IJN’s special Rosh Hashanah edition published September 7, 2018 before the...

This interpretative sign on Deadwood's main drag explains its Jewish heritage.

Mining Jews

What is it about mining towns and Jews? Us Coloradans know that mining drew a lot of Jewish people to our state — though not all, of course, were miners. My...

Israel’s Nation-State law: Have your say

The Nation-State bill: Necessary, dangerous or just plain stupid? Last week, the Knesset passed what called the nationality law, which enshrines into Israel’s Basic...

UN mum on anti-Semitism

If you haven’t seen it you must. Last year, in a scathing condemnation, Hillel Neuer of UN Watch asked several Arab nations in the UN Human Rights Council a simple...

Eli Cohen's wristwatch (Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)

The unknown, incredible life of Eli Cohen

It’s a pity that the story of Eli Cohen is not more widely known, but is that the fate of a spy? Can a life lived in secret ever fully see the light of day? Eli...

Summer reading tips from IJN staff

As Shana Goldberg noted in her Snapshot this week, summer is a time for reading. Vacations mean bonus time that most of us can’t count on during the year. Suddenly, we...