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Eat, Drink + Think

Behind The Scenes At Toronto’s Glitziest — And Very Jewish — Steakhouse

“People are eating less meat at home, but when they go out, they want the experience of treating themselves to the best meat they can find.”

Is ‘A Christmas Carol’ Anti-Semitic?

Ebenezer Scrooge is a moneylender who doesn’t celebrate Christmas. But is his story also about Jewish philanthropy?

German Activists Apologize For Stunt Using Holocaust Victims’ Ashes

The installation was meant as a statement against far-right elements in the Germany, but Jewish groups objected to the display.

Who Are The Worst - And Best - Jewish Owners In Pro Sports?

Jews own more than 30% of all major North American pro sports teams. Some are very good - and some are very, very, very bad.

Happy Ladino Day — How To Celebrate An Endangered Language

“In the last 100 years, the number of native Ladino speakers has declined rapidly.”

Workmen’s Circle Celebrates 120 Years With New, Gender-Neutral Name

One of Jewish America’s oldest social justice organizations is celebrating its 120th year, but it can still keep up with the hip, young nonprofits.

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