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Doves cry: Pop legend Prince found dead at age 57

US pop star Prince, 57, was found unresponsive on Thursday at his Minnesota home and was later declared dead, US media reports said According to JPost: “Representatives for the singer did not immediately respond to Reuters’ requests for comment. The local medical examiner declined to comment.   Prince an innovative and influential singer and songwriter […]

April 21, 2016
obama-eating-matzah Six delicious dishes for Passover

By: Israel 21C In case you need a break from Matzah, these recipes will help you get through the Passover diet We know it’s difficult to get through 8-days of Matzah (and only matzah), but these recipes sound so good that we would keep making them after the holiday! TOM FRANZ: Fennel cream soup Tom Franz, […]

April 21, 2016
Spice-Way-Galilee National Tea Day, Spotlight on Israel

By: Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel 21C Herbal tea infusions from Israel’s Galilee region are proving popular with discerning British tea-drinkers Throwback to 2011, when Israel 21C‘s Abigail Klein Leichman published an article about Israel’s infamous loose-leaf teas (infamous to tea enthusiasts). According to Abigail: “A British distributorship has introduced herbal tea infusions from the Galilee and […]

April 21, 2016
Ultra-Orthodox Rabbis Bless Kosher-for-Passover Marijuana

By: Josefin Dolsten Celebrating 4/20 for a week – guess that’s what Passover was missing. Don’t believe us? Watch this video for yourself! According to Forward: “Pot is kosher for Passover when used for medicinal purposes, a leading Israeli ultra-Orthodox rabbi ruled as he pronounced a blessing over the plant’s leaves. Although cannabis belongs to the category of […]

April 20, 2016
ray-and-marie Thinking about our favorite TV-mom, Doris Roberts

By: Lynn Elber Everybody Loves Raymond star, Doris Roberts dies at 90. The award-winning actress was best known for playing the tart-tongued, endlessly meddling mother According to the Times of Israel: “The spunky actress who played the tart-tongued, endlessly meddling mother on CBS’ “Everybody Loves Raymond” received an outpouring of praise on Monday following news […]

April 19, 2016
efespfive108131 Ronit Elkabetz, Actress and Filmmaker, Dies at 51

Ronit Elkabetz, one of the great luminaries of the Israeli film industry, died Tuesday morning after a private battle with cancer. She was 51. Born in Beershaba in 1964, Ronit was an awkward child who felt she was different from others but when she became an actress (more or less by chance at the age […]

April 19, 2016
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