A flyer published in late February declared that liberal Jews — whether liberal Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or otherwise — account for more than 600,000 Israelis. That many votes, the flyer said, could account for 10 seats in Knesset, a substantial party.
In the past, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud party could count on Israelis like 50-year-old shopkeeper Yossi Levy when it came to election day.
Everything you need to know about restaurant openings and closings, chefs on the move and tasty events happening in the world of Jewish food.
Just before Streit’s closes its Lower East Side factory, Thea Glassman takes a final tour of the facility and talks to the owners and customers as they bid their last farewells.
Although the rabbinate refuses to hire her, Hemda Shalom is one of two women serving as a mashgiach, for a private, alternative kashrut organization in Jerusalem.