Actress TANYA ROBERTS died on Jan. 5. On Jan. 3, erroneous reports circulated that she had just died and this error made her passing a bigger news story than it otherwise would have been.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Monday, January 11, 2021
(ISRAEL21c) — Unless you’re a dairy farmer, bovine mastitis is the killer disease you’ve probably never heard of. This infection around the udder is now the most frequent disease of dairy cows.
(ISRAEL21c) A new species of bee unique to the sand dunes of Israel’s coastal plains has been identified and described by Alain Pauly, a taxonomist from the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels.
Friday, January 08, 2021
The podcast features Robert Koritz talking to the some of the biggest stars in the Jamband world and beyond, focusing on how the Grateful Dead influenced their lives and their music.
Thursday, January 07, 2021
(JTA) — Zach Braff wants “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michaels to know: He’d be great at playing Jon Ossoff, the newly elected senator from Georgia, on the show.
Monday, January 04, 2021
(JTA) — Natan Levy is no stranger to fighting. After moving to Israel from his native Paris as a boy, Levy would often tangle with kids picking on him because of his accent.
(ISRAEL21c) Now that winter is coming, there’s nothing like spending the evening curled up on the couch with a really good book. Or, even better, a book that will change your life. Don’t we all need that these days?
Thursday, December 31, 2020
We’ve all heard people saying, “I can’t wait until 2020 is over,” as if the changing of the calendar is going to magically erase everything. No question, 2020 has been a – your choice of bad word goes here – of a year. Bleep that bleep.
The Netflix hit series “The Queen’s Gambit” has been viewed by more than 62 million households. One of the consultants the show’s producers relied on was Jewish grandmaster Gary Kasparov. A number of TV critics have given the series high marks for accuracy. How close to reality was the depic…
Dec. 31, 1898: Israel Museum Founder Is Born
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
(JTA) — Writer and producer David Shore didn’t have to look far when developing a key new character for his hit ABC-TV series “The Good Doctor.” He went straight to his nieces and nephews, the children of his Orthodox rabbi brothers.
This piece originally appeared on The Nosher.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
(JTA) — Expect plenty of bleary eyes around Israel on Thursday as favorite son Deni Avdija makes his NBA debut for the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.
Monday, December 21, 2020
(ISRAEL21c) Growing up in Haifa, Maor Zabar was the kind of kid who painted on the furniture and drew on the walls.
(JTA) — Gal Gadot may act in American blockbusters these days, but she’s still an Israeli through and through. So there are some quintessential foods she has never tried.Jimmy Fallon took advantage of this fact for a tasty segment with the “Wonder Woman” actress on his late night show Monday…
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