jewish customs

Israel's tycoons renege on their bonds’ debt

Jewish lessons for addressing debt - opinion

Judaism provides a way of making the problems of the debt real by describing the polity to include not only those who happen to be alive today but those who will succeed us.

By JEFFREY HERBST
06/02/2021

Budapest's Jewish Quarter is being destroyed

A few days ago, news that one of the oldest houses in the Jewish district of Budapest will soon be demolished spread like wildfire on social media, sparking outrage.

By VINCENT VIZKELETY
14/01/2021
KOSHER INSPECTOR Aaron Wulkan examines meat to ensure that the food is stored and prepared.

EU court decision: Happy cows higher priority than happy Jews - analysis

It is not as if kosher meat is banned in Flanders of Wallonia, just that the ritual slaughter of the cows there is forbidden. This means if you want to eat kosher meat, it will have to be imported, something that will significantly increase the price.

20/12/2020

Jackie Jakubowski, editor of Swedish Jewish magazine, dies at 68

Jakubowski died Sunday at the age of 68 after a long illness, according to the Jewish Council of Stockholm.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
26/05/2020
Fish

Fish sales expected to jump as no-meat 'Nine Days' approach

The Nine Days begin on the first day of the Hebrew month of Av, nine days before the fast of Tisha Be'av (the ninth day of Av).

25/07/2019

Jewish World: Aspects of assimilation

Poland and Hungary: Prewar Jewish experiences

By MONTE JACOBSON
28/03/2019

On Tu Bishvat, Ofra terror victims plant a new seed

They were joined by family members, residents of the community of Ofra and representatives of the organization Israel365 to plant 300 trees in the mountains of Samaria on Friday.

Photo of Nelly Sachs, 1966.

O the Chimneys!

Although Jewish burial customs have changed over the centuries, they have always been based on two basic concepts that may at first seem contradictory.

TOURISTS VISIT the Lazama Synagogue in Marrakesh, Morocco.

A revival of Moroccan culture

A Moroccan renaissance of culture, economic development and diplomatic outreach is bringing about a revival in the history of shared Jewish and Muslim culture and activities.

By IRINA TSUKERMAN
13/11/2018
Slichot at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, September 2018

Five tips for a healthy and meaningful Yom Kippur fast

And lastly – Don’t forget to appreciate the solemnity of the day. We wish you an easy and meaningful Yom Kippur.

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