Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Seven smartphone apps for religious Jews

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — These days there are smartphone applications for pretty much anything, from ordering food to finding a date to reporting anti-Semitic incidents. But what about tools for living a religious Jewish life? Well, there are apps for that, too. Whereas in the time before smartphones, observant Jews may have had to […]

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Sholom is having an open house!

The community is invited to tour Knollwood Place Apartments and Roitenberg Assisted Living, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., May 15-19. You can also make an appointment to tour: For Knollwood Apartments, call 952-939-1605; for Roitenberg Assisted Living, call 952-908-1776.

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Israeli couscous mac and cheese

By SHANNON SARNA (The Nosher via JTA) — Mac and cheese is one of those comfort food dishes that is sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face. So when my co-workers suggested I try a mac and cheese made with Israeli couscous instead of traditionally larger pasta like elbows or shells or cavatappi, I […]

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Fired FBI head had admirers among Jewish officials

Those responsible for the security of Jewish institutions said James Comey made the Jewish story central to the FBI mission By ROB KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — “You make us better,” James Comey told the Anti-Defamation League in his final public speech as FBI director. Judging from the applause in the conference room at the venerable […]