JA Mag

Celebrity Kosher Chefs

by | in Food

Stardom and the rise of the “celebrity chef” have created a place for chefs in modern society on par with the likes of sports personalities and actors. That visibility has impacted the kosher world as… Read more

Bringing Torah to Life in Har Bracha

by | in Israel

There are many words that come to mind when describing Jewish communities deep within the Shomron; “pragmatic” is not one of them. Yet Har Bracha, more than any other yishuv and perhaps more than any… Read more

Just Between Us: Loving the Land

by | in Opinion

Almost a year ago, I received a call that was profoundly disturbing. First, some background. Last year, in recognition of the sixty-seventh anniversary of the State of Israel, a yeshivah in my… Read more