Theater charity Broadway Cares funds Gaza aid and now relief for Israelis too

The philanthropic organization Broadway Cares said it would allocate funds to Israeli civilians in need after a New York rabbi filed a complaint against the theater charity for contributing to Gaza relief efforts. In a statement to the New York Jewish Week, the nonprofit also acknowledged that it had “created confusion among our valued […]

This Is Best Thing to Do With Broccoli Stems

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It’s never been easier (or tastier) to cook vegan, even if you’re not doing it full-time. In Part-Time Plant-Based, associate cooking editor Antara Sinha brings you bright ideas from veggie-forward cookbooks. Like carrot tops and potato peels, broccoli stems fall into that category of food scraps we know we could eat, but stealthily slide into […]

White House National Security Adviser pleads with House Republicans to move on aid bill

Republican US House of Representatives Speaker Mike Johnson indicated again on Wednesday he has no immediate plans to allow the chamber to vote on a $95 billion package of international security assistance for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. “We’re not going to be forced into action by the Senate,” Johnson said at House leaders’ weekly […]

Israeli left-wing orgs. urge Biden to stop ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in Gaza

A group of left-wing Israeli organizations submitted a letter to United States President Joe Biden on Tuesday, asking that he encourage Israel to discontinue military actions in the Gaza Strip and continue administering aid.  The letter, which begins by condemning the October 7 massacre committed by Hamas but neglects to use the word “terrorist,” […]

Mystery solved: Oldest fossil reptile found in the Alps is historical forgery

Fakes in antique furniture, jewelry, and other objects are quite commonplace, but not so much in archaeological findings. For almost a century, a fossil from the Italian Alps believed to be 280 million years old that has baffled researchers for decades has turned out to be – in part – a forgery. After a […]

South African Christians to hold nationwide prayer for Israel

Hundreds of South African Christians are expected to gather in significant towns nationwide next Sunday to offer prayers for both South Africa and Israel. They intend to show solidarity with the Jewish state and to disassociate themselves from what they perceive as South Africa’s unfounded accusation of genocide against Israel. “Many of the Christian […]

Hungary twice blocks EU consensus statement against IDF Rafah offensive – exclusive

Hungary has twice blocked a European Union consensus statement against the IDF’s pending military operation against Hamas in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, a consensus that called for an “immediate humanitarian pause” to the war, leading to a permanent ceasefire, The Jerusalem Post has learned. “Hungary stood alone in the EU,” senior diplomatic […]

Ginger Fried Rice

Ginger Fried Rice

Made with just a few ingredients, this fried rice is highly aromatic thanks to a heavy dose of fresh ginger. In traditional Chinese medicine, ginger is a key ingredient in postpartum care and is believed to help balance the body’s yin and yang (cold and heat), restoring the heat lost during childbirth. More widely, ginger […]

Al Jazeera says cameraman killed in Gaza by drone strike on school building

A cameraman for Al Jazeera was killed by a drone strike on Friday while reporting on the earlier bombing of a school used as a shelter for displaced people in the southern Gaza Strip, the Arabic broadcaster said. Cameraman Samer Abu Daqqa was unable to get to safety or medical treatment after being injured […]