Mimi's Hummus is crossing the pond, and other delicious and exciting news from the Jewish food world, in this installment of the Weekly Dish.
Once derided as a crackpot, Pamela Geller has a bulging budget and rising support for her anti-Islam message. After the weekend shootings in Texas, could she take center stage in a national debate over faith and freedom?
PEN America will be awarding the Freedom of Expression Courage Award to #CharlieHebdo. Joshua Furst explains why he's joining the protest against the honor.
As Ethiopian-Israeli protesters faced truncheons, stun grenades and water cannons, some wondered: How could such violence reach all the way into the Tel Aviv bubble? But Seth Frantzman says the real question is: How could it not?
May the 4th Be With Jew! In between popcorn breaks during your ‘Star Wars’ marathon, peruse these 9 Jewish facts about the beloved sci-fi franchise. #Maythe4thBeWithYou
Many people are comparing the Ethiopian-Israeli protests in Tel Aviv to the events in #Baltimore. Jesse Lempel explains why there’s actually a big difference.
45 years ago today, the Ohio National Guard shot into a crowd of protestors at Kent State University, killing four unarmed students. Three of them were Jewish.
Is it too late? Can American Jews Rediscover Judaism?
Join Abigail Pogrebin and Rabbi Elie Kaunfer tonight at Mechon Hadar at 7:00 tonight to find out!
Our former food intern had to abandon her local coffee shop after its owner made an anti-semitic ugly online rant. Now, after the cafe has changed owners, her return feels sweet indeed.
Penn Hillel is where some Jewish students feel at home. But thanks to the actions of Open Hillel, simply walking into the building now makes them feel like warriors going into battle.
Israel isn’t the only place where the political and military echelon are split. J.J. Goldberg analyzes a similar divide within Hamas and what it might mean.
Republicans are taking a growing interest in Orthodox Jews — not only as voters, but also as key funders. How will this new breed of religious activism shape national politics?
Elite lawyer Abbe Lowell is on a mission to push back against government secrecy. It's a mission that has found him both defending and opposing those advocating for Israel-related causes.
EDITORIAL: "Instead of banning all talk of boycott, we should engage it, counter it, defeat it in the marketplace of ideas, and come up with more compelling alternatives."
Gerald Shapiro was an award-winning writer whose great passion was teaching Jewish literature — in #Nebraska.
In his never-before-published final short story, two couples' casual acquaintanceship becomes something profoundly funny and strange. Enjoy!