Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Islamic nations warn Trump on Jerusalem

Trump, who campaigned on a promise of moving the embassy, originally walked it back after assuming the presidency By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would be an act of “naked aggression” that would cause the United States to lose “its mediating role” in the Middle East, the Organization of Islamic […]

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Okonomiyaki: Japanese-style latkes for Hanuka

Okonomiyaki is a customizable Japanese savory vegetable pancake. By SONYA SANFORD (The Nosher via JTA) — The Japanese word okonomiyaki is derived from two words: okonomi “how you like it” and yaki “grill.” Okonomiyaki is a customizable Japanese savory vegetable pancake. Like a latke, it gets cooked in oil in a fritter formation. Unlike a […]

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Jewish groups aren’t thrilled about tax bill

Jewish groups hope to snatch small victories from the Republican tax plan By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Staring at a massive defeat, Jewish groups dealing with social safety net issues are looking at the tax plan about to reach its final stages in Congress and hoping they can snatch a few small victories. The […]