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The Salt
7:01 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Millennial Jews Do An About-Face, Start Keeping Kosher

University of Illinois student Stanley Dayan (from left) and Chabad Jewish Center employees Mordy Kurtz and Yosef Peysin work at the center's kosher food stand in 2013 at the university's State Farm Center basketball arena in Champaign, Ill.
David Mercer AP

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 8:57 am

Many millennials — people born after 1980 — have embraced vintage items: vinyl records, thick-framed glasses ... and now, dietary laws.

"I'm 21 years old, and, yes, I do keep kosher," says Lisa Faulds.

She says she ate whatever she wanted growing up: "bacon, ham, all that fun stuff. Seafood, shellfish."

But that all stopped a few months ago.

According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, nearly a fourth of millennial Jews are keeping kosher.

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Around the Nation
6:59 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Wearing Caffeine Won't Help You Lose Weight

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Around the Nation
6:52 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Suspect's Cologne Gives Him Away To Police K-9 Unit

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 8:39 am

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Politics
5:06 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Secret Service Director To Face Tough Question At House Hearing

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 8:39 am

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NPR Story
5:06 am
Tue September 30, 2014

China Sentences Professor Accused Of Separatist Activities

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 8:39 am

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NPR Story
5:06 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Hong Kong Protesters Give Government A Deadline To Respond

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 6:33 am

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Politics
5:06 am
Tue September 30, 2014

GOP Candidate In Michigan's U.S. Senate Race Avoids Media

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 8:39 am

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Europe
7:17 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Swedish Scientists Sneak Dylan Lyrics Into Published Papers

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Around the Nation
6:55 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Bear Inspires Runner To Qualify For State Meet

Originally published on Mon September 29, 2014 7:17 am

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Movie Reviews
5:24 am
Mon September 29, 2014

'Equalizer' Devotes Time To Character Development, Graphic Violence

Denzel Washington stars as a retired intelligence officer in The Equalizer.
Scott Garfield Sony Pictures

Originally published on Mon September 29, 2014 7:17 am

When star Denzel Washington and director Anton Fuqua collaborated on 2001's Training Day, the film won Washington an Oscar and changed the trajectory of his career. Now they are together again.

The Equalizer is unapologetic in its excessive, frequently grotesque violence. But because it's got Denzel Washington as its star, it's more interested in character development than you might guess.

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