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End of An Era: Philadelphia “Institution” Closes After 53 Years

Barclay Caterers served as one of the go-to kosher catering companies in the Philadelphia area since 1966, but on June 29 third-generation partner Ian...

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Newspaper Removes Cartoon Likening Mask Requirement to Holocaust

By Marcy Oster A weekly newspaper in Kansas has removed a political cartoon comparing Gov. Laura Kelly’s order requiring state residents to wear masks to...

Orthodox Jewish Camps Won’t Be Allowed to Open

By Shira Hanau A last-ditch effort by Orthodox Jews in New York to clear the way for overnight camps this summer fell short Monday as...

For Orthodox, the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Religious Schools Is a Big Win

BY SHIRA HANAU For Orthodox Jewish advocacy groups, the last day of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2020 session brought a big win. On Tuesday, the high court...


Netta Barzilai Removes Noose Imagery from Instagram

By Marcy Oster JERUSALEM — Netta Barzilai used a music note being strangled by a noose to illustrate how culture is dying in Israel because...

‘An American Pickle’ Trailer Shows Seth Rogen Playing Two Roles

By Gabe Friedman The trailer for “An American Pickle,” the upcoming movie in which Seth Rogen plays a 1920s Jewish immigrant who falls into a...

Israeli Pop Stars’ Music Video Irks Some Viewers

By Marcy Oster JERUSALEM  — Two young Israeli superstars have released a music video that includes five different languages, a chicken dance and a range...

Israel Successfully Launches New Spy Satellite

By Marcy Oster JERUSALEM — Israel successfully launched the new Ofek 16 reconnaissance satellite. The spy satellite was blasted into space early Sunday morning from a...

Israel’s Public Health Director Resigns

By Marcy Oster JERUSALEM — Israel’s director of public health has resigned and criticized the government for its quick reopening of the country following the...

Israel Thought it Had Crushed COVID-19 Until Cases Surged

By Sam Sokol JERUSALEM — It was just two months ago that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared victory over the new coronavirus. Ten weeks after...