By Kevin Deutsch
Meet the Mets’ Rookie Mensch
Jewish Mets fans across the city are abuzz over news of this season’s first-baseman, 23-year-old Ike Davis (actually, Isaac Benjamin Davis), the first Jewish kid to ever come up solely through the Mets farm system and make the big league team. Davis, who’s batting an impressive .355 in his first 10 games, is being hyped…
As Bush Exits, Four High-Profile Felons Hope For Pardons
Even the naughtiest Jews know the commandments against breaking the law. But for those who just couldn’t help themselves, the road to redemption — for the next three weeks, anyway — leads straight through the Oval Office. The pardon season was kicked off with a high-profile Jewish story: President Bush’s pardon of a deceased non-Jewish…
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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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