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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Popularized in America by Jews, pickles pack a punch

By Josh Lipowsky, JTA July 1, 2021

TEANECK, N.J. — Happy National Pickle Month.  That's right, if you're a pickle lover, you're in luck. July is national pickle month: a month dedicated to crunchy, super-tasty pickles! Let's be honest, how much do you really appreciate the pickle?...

Jewish organization sued for religious discrimination

JTA January 19, 2012

NEW YORK—A Jewish former employee is suing the non-profit Jewish organization Na'amat for religious discrimination. Marshall Garvin, 65, in his lawsuit filed Monday in Bronx Civil Court in New York claimed that his boss at Na'amat did not let him leave...

Rep’s Steve Woolf to direct NJT show

April 13, 2011

The New Jewish Theatre has announced that Steve Woolf, Artistic Director of the Repertory Theatre, will direct NJT's production of Clifford Odet's 1935 classic "Awake and Sing!"  While Woolf does direct outside of the Rep, he does not typically direct...

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