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Zhug - Skhug Yemenite hot sauce

Ukraine Jews bring spicy fundraising idea - country’s first zhug factory

Ukranian Jews are producing zhug in the hopes of meeting communal needs amid a slowing economy

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
24/12/2019
THE ‘RUSLAN’ anchors at the port of Istanbul on its way from Odessa to Israel in 1919.

New exhibition reveals the secrets of the Israeli ‘Mayflower’

On December 19th, 1919, Ruslan, carrying 600 travelers from Odessa, docked at the port of Jaffa. It has been dubbed “the Israeli Mayflower,” because many of its passengers entered Israel's pantheon.

Flowers are seen at the site of a mass shooting where 20 people lost their lives at a Walmart in El

Texas shooter bought gun in private sale, after ban due to mental illness -ABC

The gunman, identified as Seth Aaron Ator, 36, carried out the shooting spree in the neighboring cities of Midland and Odessa

By REUTERS
04/09/2019

Ze'ev Jabotinsky’s fake news incident

‘Fake news” is not a new concept. Ze’ev (Vladimir) Jabotinsky, whose yahrzeit, or death anniversary, is today, the 29th of the Hebrew month Tammuz 1940, was a victim.

By YISRAEL MEDAD , ELI POLLAK
01/08/2019

Who are the Jews of Ukraine?

Jewish presence in Ukraine predates the first recorded use of the country’s name. Historically, though, they haven’t had an easy life for most of that time.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
14/05/2019

Jabotinsky’s home saved from demolition, to be declared historic site

Communications Minister Ayoub Kara flew to Ukraine last week after local media reports said Jabotinsky’s childhood home, built in 1880 on Odessa’s historic Jewish Street, was in danger.

The march in the spirit of the Soviet Union (particularly Odessa): Models parade through the museum,

From Odessa with love

The Odessa Festival was comprised of 10 events; all original works.

By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
01/10/2017
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