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AUGUST 16, 2018, CAMBRIDGE – On an episode of their PBS series “Food Flirts,” Marilynn and Sheila Brass went into Mamaleh’s Delicatessen in Cambridge to learn how to make pastrami. The deli was closed, but as they so often do, the sisters managed to charm their way into the back kitchen for a private cooking Read More

  AUGUST 16, 2018, BOSTON – The Anti-Defamation League has launched the H.E.A.T. (Hate, Extremism, Anti-Semitism, Terrorism) Map – a first-of-a-kind interactive map detailing extremist and anti-Semitic incidents in the United States. The map, which can be seen at adl.org/heat-map, is a visual reflection of select datasets developed by ADL experts in its Center on Read More

AUGUST 16, 2018, JERUSALEM – Ah, summer in Jerusalem. While much of the country along the coast is sweltering in oppressive humidity, the dry yet pounding heat of Israel’s capital during July and August invariably makes way for delicious evenings. The breeze picks up, the temperatures drop under 80, and the cool Jerusalem nights revive Read More

AUGUST 16, 2018 - Elul, the month of reflection before Rosh Hashanah, has arrived. During this month, it is customary for Jews to meditate on the past year and take stock of our actions. Not every Jew cares about the holiday or the month, but for many, it is a gift which allows us to Read More

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Name: Brittany Comak Age: 24 Hometown: Peabody Currently living in: East Northport, New York Alma Mater: Peabody Veterans Memorial High School ’12, Boston University ’16 Job: Reporter for WRNN FiOS1 News Long Island Favorite food: French fries Favorite music: I like a little of everything. I love hip hop, I like alternative, rock. My favorite Read More

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AUGUST 16, 2018 – As a significant percentage of American Jewish millennials move away from Judaism and their connection to Israel, Kate Eppers stands out. The singer/songwriter, actress, and social worker is a vocal supporter of the Jewish homeland and is committed to advocating for the country, even if it takes hours of conversations to Read More