By Alex Eidman
At Men’s Only Seders, Challenges of Modern Jewish Man Are the Focus
Steve Walk participated in his first men’s seder last year as a member of Temple Beth-El in Great Neck, N.Y. There was no exodus story, no matzo and no bitter herb. Instead, a moderator walked around with a freedom plate, encouraging participants to put down things they felt burdened them. Walk said someone put down…
Israeli Nominated for European MTV Award
Ivri Lider has been chosen to represent Israel at the European MTV Awards, taking place in Madrid on November 7. He beat out HaDag Nachash, Sarit Hadad and Infected Mushroom in an online vote for best European act, Ynet reported, which begs the question: Has Israel produced any relevant musical talent in the last decade?…
Israeli Chess Fest
In a whirlwind affair, 30 year-old Israeli grandmaster Alik Gershon broke a world record Thursday when he played 523 people simultaneously. The display took place in Rabin Square in Tel-Aviv and lasted over 19 hours. According to the New York Times, Gershon needed to beat at least 80 percent of his opponents and easily topped…
Holocaust Diary Sparks Tift
Polish officials are refusing to return the Holocaust diary of survivor Baruch Milch at the request of his daughter, Israeli composer Ella-Milch Sheriff, citing the diary as an important historical artifact that belongs to the nation. The diary provides a detailed account of the Nazi’s occupation of Poland during World War II as well as…
Israel Gets Glammed Up
Israel received a star-powered bump last night when Hollywood’s finest came out in support at a glittery, star-studded gala. The event, “From Vision to Reality,” took place at the Kodak Theatre, home of the Oscars, and was hosted by the Citizens’ Empowerment Center in Israel. Notable guests included Jon Voight, Israeli-American producer Avi Arad and…
Admit it, American Jewish establishment: Peter Beinart was right
Robert Kraft will spend $25 million running ads against antisemitism. Is this the right way to protect Jews?
Are Israeli generals more left-wing than their own government?
Evangelicals love to compare Trump to King David — but just how similar are they?
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