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Meet Lady Gaga’s Israeli shoe designer

TEL AVIV – Shoe designer Kobi Levi was working in his design studio in 2011 when he got an email that he was sure couldn’t be real.  More...

Hebrew National won’t post any more non-kosher videos

(JTA) – Kosher hot dog brand Hebrew National will no longer post videos with non-kosher dishes on its website. In an email to JTA, a Hebrew National official wrote that the company’s website and social media accounts “will no longer feature non-kosher toppings and hot dog combinations.”  More...

Montreal man says Judaism inspired him to save children from ISIS

(JTA) – Montreal businessman Steve Maman says his Jewish background has stirred his efforts to save Yazidi and Christian children from ISIS.  Maman is the founder of the Liberation of Christian and Yazidi Children of Iraq project, which he said has saved 128 girls and young women from sex slavery and abuse at the hands of the jihadist group.  More...

Most Orthodox Jews are Republicans and 10 other findings from Pew

NEW YORK — Though Orthodox Jews comprise only 10 percent of all American Jews, their share of the U.S. Jewish population is growing rapidly. And the implications are profound, according to a new Pew report, “A Portrait of American Orthodox Jews.”  More...

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