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  • Palestinian president calls Israel a ‘gangster’

    2 days ago

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of "gangsterism" on Wednesday over its decision to withhold the transfer of more than $100 million a month in tax revenues it collects on the Palestinians' behalf.

    Opening a two-day meeting of senior Palestinian officials, when...

  • Isaac Herzog hopes to speak softly and carry Israel’s election

    2 days ago

    Isaac Herzog paces slowly up and down the stage, one hand in his suit pocket, a slight smile forming through his slender lips.

    Quietly, his heavy breath audible through the microphone, the center-left candidate for prime minister runs down a detailed a list of policy reforms,...

  • How Netanyahu’s speech played in Israel

    2 days ago

    In America, pundits and politicians are wondering what Netanyahu’s speech will mean for the next few months, years, even decades of U.S.-Israel and U.S.-Iranian relations.

    In Israel, everyone is focused on the next two weeks.

    Since the speech was announced in January,...

  • Cinderella, Sir Kenneth Branagh & a Bucket List

    By Ilana Angel

    2 days ago

    This week I went to the premiere of the new Disney live action Cinderella movie. It is spectacular and I recommend it to young and old alike. Apart from the tension that might come from women catching their breath at the sight of Prince Charming’s blue eyes, it is also a great date...

  • The Chevrah Kadisha Conference

    2 days ago

    Once a year, we attend a gathering of individuals from a range of Jewish backgrounds, with varying perspectives and practices, who come together in a spirit of kindness and compassion, intellectually curious, eager to learn from one another, and open to supporting and being...

  • The Hasidism Exchange, Part 3: Tensions in the Hasidic world

    By Shmuel Rosner

    2 days ago

    Joseph Berger has been a New York Times reporter, columnist, and editor for thirty years. He is the author of numerous books including Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust, which was a New York Times Notable Book; The World in a City: Traveling the Globe...

  • Netanyahu says U.S. must up the ante on Iran

    By Jared Sichel

    3 days ago

    With every seat plus standing room filled in the House chamber on Capitol Hill on March 3, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s highly anticipated and much-debated speech on a potential nuclear deal between the United States and Iran did not reveal new information about the...

  • Purim poser: What is our fascination with villains?

    3 days ago

    Who is the Haman in your life? The person, who like the bad guy in the Megillah Esther that we read on Purim, schemes to bring you down.

    When we get to the place in the Megillah where Haman is forced to lead Mordechai though the streets of Shushan, saying, “This is what is done...

  • Is Bibi a mansplaining Orientalist?

    3 days ago

    Is Bibi a mansplainer?

    Nancy Pelosi, the minority leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, all but said so after Netanyahu’s Congress speech Tuesday:

    As one who values the U.S. – Israel relationship, and loves Israel, I was near tears throughout the Prime Minister’s...

  • Bibi, you’re no Moses

    By Rob Eshman

    3 days ago

    So, he spoke.

    And while his rhetoric soared, his ideas sank.

    He gave us a thousand reasons why the deal whose details he may not know is a flawed one. He gave us not a single pragmatic better option.

    Not one.

    And life, they say, is not about what’s ideal. It’s about what’s...

  • Pelosi: Netanyahu speech ‘insult to the intelligence of the United States’

    3 days ago

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress nearly brought her to tears because it insulted the intelligence of the United States.

    In a statement issued soon after Netanyahu’s March 3 speech, Pelosi (D-Calif.) emphasized...

  • Zionist Union’s Herzog: Netanyahu speech won’t affect Iran deal

    3 days ago

    Benjamin Netanyahu’s chief political rival in the upcoming Israeli elections said the prime minister’s speech before the U.S. Congress will have no effect on the Iran nuclear deal being negotiated.

    “There is no doubt that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu knows how to deliver a...

  • Netanyahu draws rebuke from Obama over Iran speech to Congress

    3 days ago

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United States on Tuesday that it was negotiating a bad deal with Iran that paved the way to a "nuclear nightmare," drawing a rebuke from President Barack Obama and exposing the depth of a U.S.-Israeli rift.

    Delivering dueling messages...

  • Kerry visits Riyadh to soothe fears of stronger Iran under nuclear deal

    3 days ago

    Secretary of State John Kerry flies to Riyadh this week to try to reassure King Salman that any nuclear deal with Iran will be in Saudi interests, despite the kingdom's fears that it may boost Tehran's backing for Shi'ite Muslim groups in the region.

    Convincing Saudi Arabia to...

  • Netanyahu’s speech to Congress gets mixed reception in Israel

    3 days ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have made an argument that many Israelis support in warning Congress on Tuesday about a potential nuclear deal with Iran, but critics asked whether it was worth the widening rift with the White House.

    The address was broadcast live on...

  • Bibi to Congress: Don’t be suckers

    By David Suissa

    3 days ago

    As I watched from the press gallery in Congress on Tuesday morning as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu let loose with a cry of the heart, one thought kept popping up: If Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei is watching this, he must be very, very happy that he’s not...

  • Iran: Netanyahu speech to U.S. Congress on Tehran’s nuclear work ‘boring and repetitive’

    3 days ago

    Iran on Tuesday rejected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to the U.S. Congress on Tehran's nuclear programme as "boring and repetitive, the state news agency IRNA said.

    In his address, Netanyahu warned U.S. President Barack Obama against negotiating a nuclear...

  • Congressman Sherman’s reaction to Netanyahu speech

    3 days ago

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Calif.), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a selected member of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s escort Committee, released the following statement after Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a speech to a joint meeting of...

  • Rabbi Mark Borovitz statement: ‘Netanyahu does not speak for the Jewish people!’

    3 days ago

    Los Angeles, Calif. – While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid out his case against the nuclear deal with Iran, Rabbi Mark Borovitz of Beit T'Shuvah expressed disappointment regarding the timing of the speech and believes it was ultimately disrespectful to an ally.

  • U.S. Justice Department finds racial bias in Ferguson police practices

    3 days ago

    The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday concluded that the Ferguson, Missouri police department routinely engages in racially biased practices, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the department's findings.

    The investigation into the police department began in...

  • Rep. Adam Schiff’s statement on Netanyahu’s speech

    3 days ago

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement:

    “This morning, Prime Minister Netanyahu laid out the concerns held by many Israelis about a possible agreement with...

  • Vegan Passover recipe: Baked stuffed zucchini

    3 days ago

    Baked Stuffed Zucchini


    Adapted from http://euler.ecs.umass.edu/pass-veg/#Zucchini

    • 2 zucchinis, cut in half lengthwise
    • 1 small onion, finely chopped
    • 4 Tbsp. tomato sauce
    • 1/2 tsp. parsley
    • 1 clove garlic, chopped
    • 2 Tbsp. matzo meal


    Scoop the pulp...

  • Vegan Passover recipe: Eggplant casserole

    3 days ago

    Eggplant Casserole


    Adapted from No Cholesterol Passover Recipes by Debra Wasserman and Charles Stahler and provided by The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG.org)

    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 3 Tbsp. oil (or a mixture of oil and water to reduce fat)
    • 1 medium eggplant,...
  • Vegan Passover recipe: Sweet potato kugel

    3 days ago

    Sweet Potato Kugel


    Adapted from No Cholesterol Passover Recipes by Debra Wasserman and Charles Stahler and provided by The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG.org)

    • 6 small sweet potatoes, peeled and grated
    • 3 apples, peeled and grated
    • 1 cup raisins
    • 1 cup matzo meal
    • 2 tsp. cinnamon
    • 1 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)
    • 1 cup fruit juice or water


    Mix all the ingredients together. Press into a baking dish and bake at 375ºF until crisp on top, about 45 minutes.

    Makes 12 servings

  • Vegan Passover recipe: Aunt Charlotte’s carrot tzimmes

    3 days ago

    Aunt Charlotte’s Carrot Tzimmes


    For the Carrots:

    • 1 lb. baby carrots or chopped or sliced large carrots
    • 1/4 cup sugar


    For the Pudding:

    • 1/2 cup matzo cake meal
    • 1/8 tsp. pepper
    • 1 tsp. paprika
    • 1/4 heaping tsp. salt
    • 1 tsp. sugar
    • 1 small...
  • Netanyahu speech to Congress full text

    3 days ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a controversial speech before a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday where he urged the U.S. not to agree with Iran on a nuclear deal and compared Tehran to the Islamic State militant group. Netanyahu said a potential...

  • Vegan Passover recipe: Creamy pesto quinoa

    3 days ago

    Creamy Pesto Quinoa

    *recipe can easily be doubled

    • 1/3 cup pine nuts, walnuts, or a combination of both, toasted
    • 3 medium-sized cloves garlic
    • 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
    • 3/4 tsp. salt, or to taste
    • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    • 1/3 cup...
  • Portugal open to citizenship applications by descendants of Sephardic Jews

    3 days ago

    The government of Portugal published its procedure for handling applications for citizenship based on the country’s law of return for descendants of Sephardic Jews.

    The new procedure, effective as of Sunday, is based on legislation passed in 2013 entitling the descendants of...

  • Israeli rabbinic, legal groups partner for prenup in bid to prevent agunot

    3 days ago

    A Religious Zionist rabbinic organization in Israel has launched a new prenuptial agreement to help ensure that divorcing wives will receive a religious divorce, or get.

    Tzohar, along with the Israel Bar Association, introduced the agreement on Sunday that encourages a husband...

  • Activist Yehuda Glick can pray at Temple Mount, Jerusalem court rules

    3 days ago

    Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick was wrongfully prohibited from visiting the Temple Mount for two years, an Israeli court found.

    The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court in a decision announced Monday ordered the state to pay Glick about $126,000 in damages, as well as legal costs.

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