Shira Rubin is a journalist in Tel Aviv. Follow her on Twitter @shira_rubin.
Can Jews really reclaim dirndls and lederhosen, once closely associated with Nazis?
According to legend, the pork-free ‘alheira’ chorizo was created as a way for Jews to hide their identity. Whether or not that history has been exaggerated, it’s an important part of how Portugal is now wrestling with its Jewish past.
Meni Naftali worked security for the Israeli prime minister and his wife Sara, and now wants the world to know what they are really like
Officials have a plan for recognizing French qualifications—to stop new arrivals from heading back to Europe
Originally the brainchild of an American Jew and an Arab Israeli, now a model for a small but growing educational trend
On a kibbutz south of Tel Aviv, medical marijuana helps soothe the pain of cancer patients and Holocaust survivors
As the Knesset debates conscription for Haredim, some teens are already leaving their community to serve
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