End of the Road for Jumbo's, Miami Soul Food Joint That Battled Segregation

When Jumbo’s closed for good, the line snaked around the block. The Miami soul food joint was known for its fried conch, collards — and Jewish owners who fought the color bar.

Was Herod Ripped Off by Western Wall Builders?

Archeologists say some of the giant stones of the Western Wall are of lesser quality than others. Could it be that builders cheating their royal client, Herod the Great?


Police Probe Dan Markel Link to 'Get' Extortion Rabbis

Police probing Dan Markel’s murder have looked into his link to rabbis accused of shaking down men who refused to grant divorces. But it is unlikely to be the motive for his slaying.


British Lawmaker George Galloway Proclaims District 'Israel-Free'

Police in Britain are looking into complaints against a lawmaker who called for his constituency to be “declared an Israel-free zone.”


Luring Young Boston Jews With 'Beer Mitzvahs' and Shabbat in Bars

Welcome to Riverway Cafe, a program of Temple Israel of Boston to reach out to millennial Jews. The program is an outgrowth of the Riverway Project, which brings Jewish events to unconventional settings, like Shabbat services in bars.

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