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Crisco Is Kosher. But Is It Food?

The invention of Crisco — originally made from cottonseed oil — meant that baked goods could easily be made pareve. But at what cost to health?

Breaking News

Fresh Batch Of Bomb Threats Hit 8 JCC’s and Day Schools

— At least eight Jewish community centers and Jewish day schools across the country received bomb threats on Monday in the latest wave of threats to hit Jewish ...

Fast Forward

Jared Kushner To Keep Some Real Estate, Courts Conflict Of Interest Questions

Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who is a key White House advisor to the new president, will not entirely divest from his family’s vast real estate emp...

Sisterhood

‘10 Classic Types of Jew’ Listicle (Almost) Leaves Out the Ladies

The Jew, unless otherwise specified, is a man.

Breaking News

Israeli Vigilante Gets 11 Years For Stabbing Jew He Thought Was An Arab

JERUSALEM — A man who stabbed a fellow Jewish-Israeli in a suburban Haifa parking lot after mistaking him for an Arab was sentenced to 11 years in prison for h...

Breaking News

Swastikas Scratched Into Cars In Jewish Neighborhood Of Miami Beach

— Swastikas were scratched into several cars in a Jewish neighborhood in Miami Beach, Florida. The swastikas were found keyed on the cars on Sunday morning. Tho...

Breaking News

1,500 People Attend Aliyah Event In New York

— More than 1,500 people interested in moving to Israel attended a Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah fair in New York. The program, billed as the Israel Mega Event, was he...

Breaking News

Israel Strikes Hamas Targets In Gaza After Rocket Attack

Israeli aircraft carried out a series of strikes in Gaza on Monday, wounding at least four people, witnesses said, after a rocket fired from the Palestinian territory hit an empty area in southern Israel.

Fast Forward

What Do Israelis Think Of The Gaza Blockade?

A majority of Israelis think that Israel’s blockade against the Gaza Strip is endangering their security, a new poll has found.

Breaking News

ADL Offers $10K Reward In Philadelphia Jewish Cemetery Vandalism

— The Anti-Defamation League offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in P...

Breaking News

Israel Central Bank Shrugs Off Soaring Economic Growth — Keeps Rates Low

Israel’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.1 percent for a 24th straight month on Monday, effectively dismissing a huge boost in econ...

Opinion

The Surprising Thing Bibi Whispers in Trump’s Ear

Netanyahu publicly proclaims to support a more right-wing agenda while privately working to moderate both actions and expectations.

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