The Haredi Jew Who Became a Sensation on the Streets of Dubai

This month, not long after the historic peace accords between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, more and more Jews are coming to Dubai and finding signs of peace and harmony. Joseph Kohan, visiting from outside Jerusalem at the Middle East’s largest technology fair, saw this in action as Emiratis constantly approached him to take […]

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Dubai’s Jewish Community Gets a Boost From Haredi Israelis

Although Rabbi Levi Duchman has lived in Dubai for more than half a decade, he has never had as much on his plate as he does now. During Chanukah, an unprecedented number of Israelis came to visit, asking for help with everything from minyanim to food to whether the local Starbucks uses camel milk in […]

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World’s Tallest Building Get’s UAE’s First Kosher Restaurant & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

UAE’s First Kosher Restaurant Launches in World’s Tallest Building Following the United Arab Emirates’ signing of a normalization accord with Israel last Tuesday, the UAE’s first-ever certified kosher restaurant has opened on the ground floor of the luxury Armani Hotel, in Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. The restaurant, Armani/Kaf, is certified glatt kosher […]

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