Shabbat

Shabbat Services Resume At Major U.S. Army Base After Firing Of Jewish Leader

Shabbat services are resuming at a major U.S. Army base after they were suspended due to the firing of its longtime volunteer Jewish service leader, …

Jewish Culture

Shabbat Services At Army Base Still On Hold As Chaplain Probe Drags On

After the controversial firing of the longtime volunteer leader of Jewish religious services at a major U.S. Army base in February, top brass …

Jewish Culture

A popular Jerusalem entertainment complex won’t have to close on Shabbat

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An entertainment and cultural complex built in a former 19th-century train station in Jerusalem will continue to operate on …

Israel

The Shabbat Dinner That Comes With A Side Of Chicken Nuggets

"In Judaism, ritual is what keeps people together," Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin says in the trailer for the short film <i>Wendy's Shabbat</i>, which features Rabbi …

Judaism

Litzman demands Shabbat not be violated for Eurovision 2019

Culture Minister Regev: There will be no Shabbat desecration<p>><br>• ><p>YA’AKOV LITZMAN. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)<p>The adulation, …

Israel

FREE STUFF ALERT: HotMat giving away 5 foldable Shabbat hotplates

The new foldable Shabbat hotplate from HotMat offers an aesthetically pleasing and practical update to an essential Shabbat gadget.<p>Almost every …

Freebies

5 Must Have Gadgets for Shabbat-Observant Jews

Armadale/HotMat & Sunlite<p><i>This story is sponsored and produced in partnership with Armadale, a Boston-based company that sells HotMat in the United</i> …

Israel

Galant: ‘An opportunity to uproot Iran from Syria’

Housing Minister Yoav Galant (Kulanu) said at a Shabbat cultural event in Givaat Shmuel that “Israel has an opportunity to uproot Iran from Syria and …

Israel

Why Wendy’s Is The Worst Place For A Shabbat Dinner

Abby Myers’ short film “Wendy’s Shabbat” has been the sleeper hit of this year’s Jewish film festival circuit.<p>This feel-good documentary introduces …

Jewish Culture

On Wednesdays we wear pink, on Shabbat we have fun

Three weeks ago, Emma had a flawless Friday night at Hillel. During “Israel Shabbat,” she was joyous as she washed each hand, twice, before eating …

Jewish Culture

Jerusalem Municipality set to vote on closing First Station on Shabbat

Despite the vote, the Regional Committee for Planning is likely to vote to keep the popular site open on Shabbat.<p>><br>• ><p>First Station. (photo credit: …

Israel

Jewish group will run Shabbat service as part of Trump protest in London

Tens of thousands of people are expected to protest when Donald Trump visits the UK later this year – and the Jews among them will be able to take …

Donald Trump

New Home Secretary Sajid Javid addressed Jewish community from pulpit on Shabbat

Sajid Javid, the new Home Secretary, was in synagogue on Shabbat, speaking at Lauderdale Road, the flagship congregation for the S&P Sephardi …

Jewish Culture

My unexpected visit with the forgotten Jews of Ethiopia

Need I say that this was a most amazing experience and that I am thankful to Hashem for adjusting my plans so that I could be there and see this for …

Israel

Shabbat dinners helped me heal

The Shabbat dinners that my husband and I hosted at our home in North-West London had a languorous feel to them. With both my family and his living …

Jewish Culture

Fort Campbell probes Jewish services volunteer’s dismissal

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - A Fort Campbell official says the Army post is investigating why a volunteer who provided holy day and weekly Jewish …

Religion

Wendy's Shabbat, a film about Jewish grandparents who mark Shabbat at Wendy's every week, will make you feel good about humanity

The world can feel like a pretty doom-and-gloom place sometimes. But this is the feel-good news that literally just made us go <i>awwww</i>. This year’s …

Judaism

The Secret to the Best Shabbat? Pizza.

If my kids remember anything about their childhood once they’re grown, I hope they remember the pizza. In our family, Friday night is pizza night — …

Jewish Culture

Wendy's Shabbat

The group assembled at Wendy's in Palm Desert, California/ Courtesy "Wendy's Shabbat"<p>A new doc tells the story of old timers embracing a new Shabbat …

Jewish Culture

Seniors gather to observe the Jewish Sabbath every week – at Wendy's

The new documentary “Wendy’s Shabbat” spotlights a group of California seniors who for a decade have been meeting weekly to observe the Jewish Sabbath at an unlikely venue – a local Wendy’s. Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes one of them, Roberta Mahler, along with her granddaughter Rachel Myers, who …

Megyn Kelly

Jewish Man Attacked In Crown Heights While Walking Home From Shabbat Services

An identifiably Jewish man was beaten and choked while walking home from Shabbat services in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.<p>It is the …

Jewish Culture

Jewish man attacked in Crown Heights after Shabbat services

The victim sustained a cracked rib along with swelling, bruising and scratches over his body.<p>><br>• ><p>Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (photo credit: PANORAMIO / …

World News

In ‘Wendy’s Shabbat,’ a group of octogenarians celebrate ritual over french fries and Frostys

One lasting tradition recognized by even the most casually observant Jewish person is Friday night Shabbat dinner. There’s really no right or wrong …

Judaism

These Jewish Grandparents Throw Down at Wendy's Every Friday

'Wendy's Shabbat,' premiering tomorrow at the Tribeca Film Festival, tells the story of a crew of senior citizens who found community over burgers and fries.<p>If you walk into the Sun City Palm Desert Wendy’s location in California at six o’clock on a Friday night, prepare to do a double take at the …

Tribeca Film Festival

The Unorthodox Tradition of \

The documentary short tells the story of Jewish seniors who celebrate the sabbath at a Wendy's restaurant. Rachel Myers, the director, and her …

Culture

Seniors gather to observe the Jewish Sabbath every week – at Wendy’s

The new documentary “Wendy’s Shabbat” spotlights a group of California seniors who for a decade have been meeting weekly to observe the Jewish Sabbath at an unlikely venue – a local Wendy’s. Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes one of them, Roberta Mahler, along with her granddaughter Rachel Myers, who …

Megyn Kelly

Chabad hosting author April 20

Stephanie B. StephensCourtesy photo On Friday, April 20, Chabad of Hunterdon County will host "The Origins of Jewish Life in Hunterdon County", …

Shabbat

Happy 70th Birthday Israel - Yom Ha'Atzmaut Celebration

Friday, April 20 is a Celebration Open to the Community - Families are invited to join us for a Tot Service, Dinner, Activities & Service!<p><b>Happy 70th</b> …

Israel

ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY SHABBAT MENU

This week is all about celebrating Israel. This year, Yom Hazikaron, Israel's Memorial Day, takes place on April 17th followed by Yom Ha'atzamaut, …

Israel

Monroeville’s Temple David will host ‘Revisiting Shabbat’ art exhibit

Temple David in Monroeville will host an April 21 reception for the art exhibit, “The Seventh Day: Revisiting Shabbat.” The collection includes …

Pittsburgh