Jewish News Roundup: Jan. 6, 2015

Jewish News Roundup: Jan. 6, 2015

Your daily roundup of Jewish news


This week only: Soup-Travaganza at the Kosher Gourmet

The 2015 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival lineup and schedule have been announced; 65 films from 26 countries will screen January 28 through February 19 across Atlanta.

The Atlanta Jewish Music Festival announced its Main Event artists today (January 6)


Bess Myerson, the only Jewish Miss America, died Monday. Myerson also was a spokeswoman for the Anti-Defamation League and donated $1.1 million to help found the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York.

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency and MyJewishLearning have merged to create 70 Faces Media.

Streit’s is closing its Lower East Side matzah factory after 90 years.


Jerusalem is preparing for a snowstorm that might be larger than last year’s historic blizzard.


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