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American Jews eat Chinese food on Christmas

American Jews eat Chinese food on Christmas

For many Jewish Americans, the night before Christmas conjures up visions, not of sugar plums, but plum sauce slathered over roast duck or an overstocked… Read More ›

Israel’s authority will challenge the ownership of the country’s natural gas

Israel’s authority will challenge the ownership of the country’s natural gas

Israel’s antitrust authority said Tuesday it will challenge the ownership structure of the country’s natural gas resources, a decision that could rattle an increasingly important… Read More ›

Jews can’t be true Swedes unless they abandon their religion

Jews can’t be true Swedes unless they abandon their religion

A far-right Swedish Member of Parliament said last week that Jewish people can’t be true Swedes unless they abandon their religion. Björn Söder, the deputy… Read More ›

Rockland County, NY – Third Teen Charged With Hate Crime In Black Friday Mall Assault Spree

Rockland County, NY – Third Teen Charged With Hate Crime In Black Friday Mall Assault Spree

Rockland County, NY -18 year old Florend Gjevukaj of Yonkers, the third suspect sought by police in connection with an early morning Black Friday assault… Read More ›

Havana – Cuba: We’re Open To Obama’s Detente

Havana – Cuba: We’re Open To Obama’s Detente

Havana – Cuba says it’s open to every one of U.S. President Barack Obama’s moves to improve relations between the two countries and strengthen private… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Peres: You Can’t Feed The Poor With Declarations, Latet

Jerusalem – Peres: You Can’t Feed The Poor With Declarations, Latet

Jerusalem – Politicians must make eradicating poverty their top priority,  a, former president Shimon Peres said Monday, after the release of Latet’s Alternative Poverty Report. Peres… Read More ›

Paris – Man Rams Van Into Market In France Shouting “Allahu Akbar” , Injures 10

Paris – Man Rams Van Into Market In France Shouting “Allahu Akbar” , Injures 10

Paris – An official at the local prefecture told Reuters, a  man driving a van ploughed into a crowd strolling through a Christmas market in… Read More ›

Oy! A Hanukkah Oil Spill

Oy! A Hanukkah Oil Spill

This time, the Greeks have not claimed responsibility for the shortage – caused by the huge Israeli oil spill. Here’s a “Jewbellish The News” exclusive… Read More ›

Israel- Holocaust Survivors Should Be Enabled To Live In Dignity

Israel- Holocaust Survivors Should Be Enabled To Live In Dignity

President Reuven Rivlin has issued a call for Holocaust survivors to be able to live in dignity with sufficient funds for all their needs and… Read More ›

Ukraine- Rebel Leader Claims Dozens of Israelis fighting

Ukraine- Rebel Leader Claims Dozens of Israelis fighting

In an interview with a Russian Jewish media outlet earlier this month.A senior leader of the Moscow- backed insurgency in eastern Ukraine revealed that he… Read More ›

Obama: I’m Jewish ‘in my soul’ by David Suissa

Obama: I’m Jewish ‘in my soul’ by David Suissa

What will you tell the President when you see him?” was my daughter Eva’s first reaction when I told her I’d been invited to the… Read More ›

Cuban Jews And What To Expect

Cuban Jews And What To Expect

The United States and Cuba appear to be opening a new — and warmer — chapter in their relationship with the negotiated release of American… Read More ›

A Jewish Studies Professor Lays Behind Every Great Serial Podcast Host

A Jewish Studies Professor Lays Behind Every Great Serial Podcast Host

The “Serial” season finale ends with … a special thanks to a certain Jewish studies professor. No, this isn’t exactly a spoiler alert. Benjamin Schreier,… Read More ›

Living In A Palestinian City Amelia Wolf Still Celebrates Hanukkah

Living In A Palestinian City Amelia Wolf Still Celebrates Hanukkah

 An American Jewish college student named Amelia Wolf was living in the Palestinian city of Ramallah when the holiday of Hanukkah rolled around last year.… Read More ›

New dormitories to be built in Jerusalem

New dormitories to be built in Jerusalem

Construction of two low-cost student dormitories located in downtown Jerusalem is slated to commence in the coming days, the Jerusalem Municipality announced Sunday. The NIS… Read More ›

First pure olive oil produced in 2000 years

First pure olive oil produced in 2000 years

The holiday of Hanukka is known as the festival of lights but in many respects it is also the festival of oil, specifically the olive… Read More ›

Sarah Silverman will star in an HBO pilot

Sarah Silverman will star in an HBO pilot

Sarah Silverman will star in an HBO pilot “as a pathologically honest woman having a modern mid-life crisis,” Variety reported. Silverman, who recently received the… Read More ›

Jeff Greenberg And The Last Real Recording Studio

Jeff Greenberg And The Last Real Recording Studio

In 1995  Jeff Greenberg was asked by a girl he met while booking and promoting The Greek Theatre if he could save the studio she… Read More ›

Theresienstadt – Czech Home Owners Find Jewish Belongings From WWII

Theresienstadt – House owners rebuilding their attic in the Czech town of Terezin have found photos, shoes and other possessions of Jews forced into a… Read More ›

Australia – Sydney Hostages Begged For Mercy On Sick, Elderly, Young

Australia – Sydney Hostages Begged For Mercy On Sick, Elderly, Young

Sydney – The Sydney hostages pleaded for help — for those among them who were pregnant, sick  elderly,  also for those who were young and… Read More ›