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Hungarian State Secretary Zoltán Kovács Responds to Tablet

HUNGARIAN STATE SECRETARY ZOLTÁN KOVÁCS RESPONDS TO TABLET

Hungary's recent update of its National Basic Curriculum, a set of guidelines and standards about what should be taught in public schools,...

Chews Wisely

CHEWS WISELY

I was excited to learn last week that this year's Israel Prize, the State's highest award for scholarship, will go to Professor Vered...

 
 
 
Take One: Berakhot 49 and 50

TAKE ONE: BERAKHOT 49 AND 50

Today's Daf Yomi pages, Berakhot 49 and 50 , bring up a familiar concept: Does practice really make perfect? And if so, does it apply...

From Climate Change to Omnicide

FROM CLIMATE CHANGE TO OMNICIDE

As this decade dawns, we are confronted with the reality of climate crisis-both in the image of uncontainable fires raging across the...

 
 
 
Does the ADL Know What Anti-Semitism Is?

DOES THE ADL KNOW WHAT ANTI-SEMITISM IS?

Is it anti-Semitic to argue that Michael Bloomberg is using his enormous personal wealth and ownership of a large media outlet to skew...

Tyranny, Trump, and Anti-Trump

TYRANNY, TRUMP, AND ANTI-TRUMP

If the past few years have proved anything, it's that people are wrong to think they'll know tyranny when they see it. Those who fancy...

 
 
 
Spaghetti Bolognese: Jewish Superfood?

SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE: JEWISH SUPERFOOD?

Guess what? If you ask for spaghetti Bolognese in Bologna, people roll their eyes at you in Italian. That's because spaghetti Bolognese-meaning...

Working It

WORKING IT

This week we're bringing you two interviews from our live show at the Valley of the Sun JCC in Phoenix. First up, we get a double shot...

 
 
 
Take One: Berakhot 48

TAKE ONE: BERAKHOT 48

Today's Daf Yomi page, Berakhot 48 , raises a question we've all bumped up against now and then: What's the proper way to behave when...

Yes, Democrats, It Can Happen Here

YES, DEMOCRATS, IT CAN HAPPEN HERE

It was at Auschwitz that Ian Austin first realized he would eventually have to leave the Labour Party. The then-member of Parliament...

 
 
 
Nebbish Frederick Douglass

NEBBISH FREDERICK DOUGLASS

Rhys Langston's ground-floor apartment in Los Angeles' Koreatown neighborhood resembled his dense take on rap music. On a recent visit,...

Take One: Berakhot 47

TAKE ONE: BERAKHOT 47

Today's Daf Yomi page, Berakhot 47 , asks a big, tough question: Exactly what does a Jew need to know and do in order to be considered...

 
 
 
Jewish Nobel Laureate Imre Kertész Is Dumped From the Hungarian Curriculum

JEWISH NOBEL LAUREATE IMRE KERTÉSZ IS DUMPED FROM THE HUNGARIAN CURRICULUM

When Viktor Orbán's nationalist government published its National Basic Curriculum for literature a couple of weeks ago, citizens discovered...

Getting Into a Jam

GETTING INTO A JAM

A few months ago, my late husband, Allan , and I visited Siracusa, the oldest Jewish town in Sicily to survive since ancient times....

 
 
 
Can Bloomberg and Hillary Swipe the Nomination From Bernie?

CAN BLOOMBERG AND HILLARY SWIPE THE NOMINATION FROM BERNIE?

Bernie may have blown it. Yeah, already. But not because the Democratic front-runner “plummeted” into the shameful spot of receiving...

Take One: Berakhot 46

TAKE ONE: BERAKHOT 46

Today's Daf Yomi page, Berakhot 46 , finds the rabbis in a hospitable mood: They're talking dinner parties, and who should be seated...

 
 
 
Jerusalem's Haredim: Moving on Up

JERUSALEM'S HAREDIM: MOVING ON UP

In the center of Jerusalem, in a walled-off and abandoned historic orphanage and former military compound, several new apartment buildings...

The Worst Election Yet

THE WORST ELECTION YET

As if Israel's three-peat elections and America's rolling revue of primaries, debates, and town hall meetings weren't enough, another...

 
 
 
Parsha in Progress Episode 37: Who Doesn't Love the Stranger?

PARSHA IN PROGRESS EPISODE 37: WHO DOESN'T LOVE THE STRANGER?

This week, we ask who really counts as the stranger and whether the answer upends the idea of compassion.

 
 
 



Amazon's Samsung Galaxy S20 pre-orders arrive with two freebies in tow

Amazon's Samsung Galaxy S20 pre-orders arrive with two freebies in tow

Samsung's newest flagships, the , are already available for pre-order in the United States. There are so many deals and promotions offered by Samsung, as well as local carriers... Read more ...

The new Google Assistant rolling out to Pixel 4 users with G Suite accounts

The new Google Assistant rolling out to Pixel 4 users with G Suite accounts

This is just a heads up for those who own a and a G Suite account. It looks like the new Google Assistant interface is making its way to people who were skipped from the... Read more ...

9to5Rewards: Win iPhone 11 + Flash USB-C charger preorder deal

9to5Rewards: Win iPhone 11 + Flash USB-C charger preorder deal

There's just one week left to enter our iPhone 11 giveaway courtesy of Chargeasap. You can also still get the company's new Flash 150W USB-C Powerbank & Wireless Charger at a... Read more ...

Snack World: The Dungeon Crawl Gold Review - Fluffy Filler

Snack World: The Dungeon Crawl Gold Review - Fluffy Filler

Nintendo Switch has plenty of games, though the looter/dungeon crawler genre is surprisingly under-represented on the hybrid platform. Enter Level-5's Snack World: The Dungeon... Read more ...

First Samsung Galaxy 20 Ultra NIGHT Camera Samples: Zoom zoom zoom

First Samsung Galaxy 20 Ultra NIGHT Camera Samples: Zoom zoom zoom

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has finally arrived in our hands and we are just getting started testing it, but one thing we were eager to do right away is take a look at the... Read more ...

T-Mobile Sprint Merger Agreement Terms Are Updated

T-Mobile Sprint Merger Agreement Terms Are Updated

Another obstacle in the T-Mobile/Sprint merger is no more, as both carriers have reached new merger agreement terms. T-Mobile Sprint merger agreement terms are updated The new... Read more ...

Google cracks down on location-tracking Android apps

Google cracks down on location-tracking Android apps

Enlarge Alongside the launch of the Android 11 Developer Preview , Google announced a plan to crack down on Android apps that request the user's location in the background... Read more ...

Intel Comet Lake-S prices have leaked, and it looks like AMD will win in...

Intel Comet Lake-S prices have leaked, and it looks like AMD will win in price again

Historically speaking, the Intel vs AMD battle has typically played out like this: Intel was more expensive while offering top-end performance, while AMD processors were much... Read more ...

Here's Where You Can Pre-Order The Samsung Galaxy S20 Series

Here's Where You Can Pre-Order The Samsung Galaxy S20 Series

The day is finally here, today you can pre-order the Galaxy S20 series. The Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra are all available in the US and in many other regions around the... Read more ...

What's new on your favorite streaming services in March

What's new on your favorite streaming services in March

Season 3 of Westworld , murder-for-hire and more highly a busy start to spring. Look, the start of spring may bring to mind new life and flowers and bright colors and what not... Read more ...