By Cassie Owens
How America’s Oldest Jewish Charity Stays on No-Frills Path
If you search for the offices of the Female Hebrew Benevolent Society, you will not find any. America’s oldest Jewish charitable organization in continuous existence has never had an official headquarters, and most likely never will. That’s not the only thing that distinguishes FHBS from other charities: It has no paid staffers; its members work…
Muslim and Jewish Feminists Mingle Uneasily in the City Of Sisterly Love
Brenda Naomi Rosenberg had had it with denunciations of Israel, and she told her Muslim dialogue partner so, right to her face. “Israel has the responsibility to defend itself from Hamas rockets!” she exclaimed. But Samia Moustapha Bahsoun, a Muslim of Lebanese descent who was raised in Senegal, had had it with that talking point….
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Jewish Deli and Yiddish Cooking in a TikTok World
Tue., Feb. 27, 2024 • 1 P.M. ET
Today many young people are creating and sharing short cooking videos through social media channels like TikTok. For Jews from non-traditional or non-religious backgrounds this has become a fun way to engage with their Jewish identity.
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