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Lag BaOmer (Hebrew: ל״ג בעומר), also Lag B’Omer, is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 33rd day of the Counting of the Omer, which occurs on the 18th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar. One reason given for the holiday is as the day of passing of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai....

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France’s new prime minister is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor who died by suicide

Élisabeth Borne's father, Joseph Bornstein, was a resistance fighter who survived Auschwitz before converting to Christianity after the war. -- The post France’s new prime minister is the daughter of…

- Andrew Lapin
Dr. Morton Mower, Jewish co-inventor of a revolutionary defibrillator, dies at 89

An implantable device controls the heart rhythms of hundreds of thousands of patients every year. -- The post Dr. Morton Mower, Jewish co-inventor of a revolutionary defibrillator, dies at 89…

- Andrew Lapin
GOP-backed candidate for Minnesota secretary of state says Jewish incumbent is being controlled by Soros

The ADL has called out conservatives about imagery it considers antisemitic. -- The post GOP-backed candidate for Minnesota secretary of state says Jewish incumbent is being controlled by Soros appeared…

- Emily Jaeger
Jewish motherhood inspired this new and deeply personal modern dance piece

The Ariel Rivka Dance Company's spring season draws upon the experiences of its all-female dancers. -- The post Jewish motherhood inspired this new and deeply personal modern dance piece appeared…

- Asaf Shalev
In trying to seize Russian assets, the US is taking a page from Chabad

Why is the Hasidic group trying to seize the Russian uranium? As a bargaining chip for a treasured collection of stolen books. -- The post In trying to seize Russian…

- Jackie Hajdenberg
National Council of Jewish Women creates outlet for Jews to donate to abortion funds

In a fundraising first, the women's group will support the National Abortion Federation. -- The post National Council of Jewish Women creates outlet for Jews to donate to abortion funds…

- Cnaan Liphshiz
Unable to film in Ukraine, Eurovision song contest winners made their intro video in Israel

The Kalush Orchestra had recorded their "postcard" submission to the song contest during a trip away from their war-torn country to Israel. -- The post Unable to film in Ukraine,…

- Jacob Henry
Bronx man who lost his wallet and $1,400 is grateful to Hasidic family that returned it

“We have to be there for each other," says the lawmaker who brought the finders and the owner together. -- The post Bronx man who lost his wallet and $1,400…

- Cnaan Liphshiz
Éric Zemmour acquitted of Holocaust denial charge for saying French Nazi collaborator saved Jews

This view of collaborationist France is supported by at least one renowned historian, but hotly disputed by others. -- The post Éric Zemmour acquitted of Holocaust denial charge for saying…

- Cnaan Liphshiz
In Paris, Jewish childhood friends open chic restaurant serving their Tunisian grandparents’ couscous

The very successful Mabrouk is part of a growing trend of North African cuisine in France. -- The post In Paris, Jewish childhood friends open chic restaurant serving their Tunisian…

- aseitz
Yevamot 72

According to the Book of Joshua, the people of Israel crossed the Jordan River on the tenth day of the ... The post Yevamot 72 appeared first on My Jewish…

- Rachel Scheinerman
Your Own Two Feet

For God brought about the victory. Once Beowulf had struggled to his feet, the holy and omniscient ruler of the sky ... The post Your Own Two Feet appeared first on…

- aseitz
Yevamot 71

Today’s daf discusses whether a father can eat the paschal sacrifice (korban pesach) if he has not circumcised his infant ... The post Yevamot 71 appeared first on My Jewish…

- Evelyn Frick
This Couple’s New York-Style Bagel Pop-Up Is a Hawaiian and Jewish Dream

If you’re on the hunt for an iconic New York-style bagel — the kind that is crisp on the outside, ... The post This Couple’s New York-Style Bagel Pop-Up Is…

- aseitz
Yevamot 70

Chapter eight of Yevamot begins with a mishnah about various kinds of kohanim (priests) who are prohibited from eating terumah, ... The post Yevamot 70 appeared first on My Jewish…

- aseitz
Yevamot 69

The subject of Yevamot is not particularly relevant to the practice of Judaism today as its main mitzvot, yibbum and ... The post Yevamot 69 appeared first on My Jewish…

- Rachel Scheinerman
Yevamot 68

Let’s jump in with a beraita (early rabbinic teaching) on today’s page: A nine-year-and-one-day-old boy who is an Ammonite or ... The post Yevamot 68 appeared first on My Jewish…

- Sharon Weiss-Greenberg
Yevamot 67

As we’ve discussed in previous pages, the priests (kohanim) who served in the Temple had special restrictions in where they ... The post Yevamot 67 appeared first on My Jewish…

- aseitz
Yevamot 66

If you came here via the Daily Dose of Talmud email and are looking for Yevamot 68 for Saturday, May ... The post Yevamot 66 appeared first on My Jewish…

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My Grandma’s Perfect Cheesecake Blintz Recipe

Although Shavuot technically celebrates the wheat harvest, it is known as a holiday where our plates are bursting with dairy. ... The post My Grandma’s Perfect Cheesecake Blintz Recipe appeared…