When Every (Jewish) Dog Has Its Day

Jews and dogs haven’t always had the smoothest relationship. But in honor of National Dog Day, we’ve rounded up some our favorite Jewish celebrities who have embraced man’s best friend.

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The Secret Yiddish History of Public Enemy

Rap legends Public Enemy somehow fail to say much about America’s fraught racial climate in their new album. But Seth Rogovoy says frontman Chuck D might be sending a message by taking the record’s title from a Yiddish proverb.

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‘Back-Pocket’ Plum Cake for Holidays — or Anytime

You know you’re going to need some dessert ideas for the coming holidays. Whip up this delicious cake for any occasion, large or small. It’s easy and works with any seasonal fruit.

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Recipe: Plum Cake With Lime and Rose

The author calls this her ’back-pocket’ dessert because it’s so easy and versatile, she can pull it out for any occasion, swapping in whatever fruit is in season.

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Matisyahu Flap Shows Europe Jews Are Targeted Over Israel

A Spanish music festival’s recent decision to rescind its invitation to the American reggae singer Matisyahu, after he declined to endorse a Palestinian state, brought international attention to a phenomenon that many European Jews have been feeling for years: that they are being targeted for Israel’s actions.

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