This blintz recipe survived the Holocaust

This article originally appeared on The Nosher. Blintzes are one of Shavuot’s most popular dishes. Long associated with Ashkenazi cooking, the light and airy hug of the blintz pancake envelops pillowy fillings such as whipped farmer’s cheese or fruit compote. To call it a crepe is like calling chicken soup consommé. It sounds more fancy, […]

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The Nakba Demands Justice

THE GANGS of Israeli teenagers grip their oversized machine guns as they patrol the Damascus Gate, tossing their stun grenades and hearing the stones roar back in the original Arabic: “Jerusalem for the Palestinians.” What scenes those steps have borne witness to—a Nakba, a catastrophe. A shattering of history, a rending of Palestinian masses, now […]

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SpliSense Israeli Startup Offers Cystic Fibrosis Treatment

SpliSense Israeli Startup Offers Cystic Fibrosis Treatment The company just raised $28.5 million. Gili Hart, PhD, Executive Officer, SpliSense. (company pic) Israeli medtech startup SpilSense develops transformative mRNA-altering therapies for cystic fibrosis (CF) and other genetic pulmonary diseases. The company just raised $28.5 million in a Series B funding round. Orbimed, Israel Biotech Fund, Biotel […]

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Hamas: Why Now?

Hamas: Why Now? Turkey Erol Erdoğan and Hamas Ismail Haniye: credit Mehmettorun / wikimedia commons by Neville Teller When historians put large-scale events under the microscope, they often find the reason for them in a series of contributory factors that chanced to come together at the same time.  Is it possible, so close to events, […]

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