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The Brooklyn Kid Whose Kosher BBQ is Impressing the Best Pitmasters & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

The Brooklyn Kid Whose Kosher BBQ is Impressing the Best Pitmasters & Other Orthodox Jews in the News


Scientists Finally Read the Oldest Biblical Text Ever Found
Scientists have finally been able to read the oldest biblical text ever found. The 2,000-year-old scroll has been in the hands of archaeologists for decades. But it hasn’t been possible to read it, since it was too dangerous to open the charred and brittle scroll.

BrainStorm Announces Agreement with University of California Irvine
BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with the University of California Irvine Medical Center (UCI) to enroll patients in the planned Phase 3 clinical trial of NurOwn® in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), pending FDA and Institutional Review Board approvals. Dr. Namita Goyal has agreed to participate as Principal Investigator at UCI.

The Brooklyn Kid Whose Kosher Barbecue is Impressing the Best Pitmasters — The Meat Show
On this week’s episode of The Meat Show, host Nick Solares visits a rather unique restaurant — a Kosher barbecue joint in the heart Brooklyn. Eater is the one-stop-shop for food and restaurant obsessives across the country. With features, explainers, animations, recipes, and more — it’s the most indulgent food content around. So get hungry.

Where Young Secular Jews Go for Drinks, Socializing – and Torah
120 young Jewish professionals – largely not religious, gather in a book-filled room to hear rabbis lecture about topics such as the weekly Torah portion, the Jewish calendar, the Jewish perspective on human nature and anti-Semitism. They come every week to the signature event by the Manhattan chapter of Meor, an Orthodox Jewish outreach and education group, significant at a time when reaching millennials remains a challenge for many Jewish organizations.

A Laughing Matter – Ashley Blaker Creates a ‘Goyish Guide’ to Judaism
Comedian Ashley Blaker is set to host a new BBC radio show on his ‘goyish guide to Judaism’. The hilarious BBC Producer is a comedy hit in his native UK and now internationally.

Kosher Rapper Sammy K Full of Surprises
It was meant to be click-bait, a Hasidic Jewish man walking up to some kids on a New York street to ask whether they would like to hear him rap. But to everyone’s surprise, Samuel Kalnitz, known as Sammy K, went viral with his song “Kosher Kosher.” The Yeshiva University student, who is majoring in business management, has his ambitions in music and becoming the first well-known Orthodox Jewish rapper.



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