Archive | May 17th, 2012

‘Hard body’ is easy listening, hard watching

By Carol Davis LA JOLLA, California —Reality T.V. has never made it to the top ten of my favorite things to watch. However, I do like watching documentaries, especially when I find them informative and offer a new outlook on an old subject that I may or may not have already have formed an opinion. […]

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Jewish college grads: Israel offering government fellowships

JERUSALEM (Press Release)–An Israel Government work placement program integrating high flying diaspora graduates to key ministries and departments is marking its first five years. The Israel Government Fellows, (IGF) established in 2007 has placed over 100 graduates from the Diaspora in professional work placements in key Israeli ministries and departments with several going on to […]

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Jewish-interest license plate: Shlufy

TORONTO, Canada — Michael Glassman spotted a  sleepy car — or driver? — in front of him.

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Mofaz entry into Israel’s government may augur attack on Iran

By Yaakov Lappin     WASHINGTON, D.C. — Since the shock announcement last week of the formation of a national unity government in Israel, there has been much speculation over what caused Kadima Party leader Shaul Mofaz to join forces with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s governing Likud Party. The coalition government was formed just a few days […]

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N.J. rabbi’s Shavuot sermon eulogizes Kurt Sax of Chula Vista

  By Rabbi Jeffrey Lipschultz WILDWOOD, New Jersey — Memorial Day is approaching and as many take out their BBQ pits and contemplate a three-day weekend and the beginning of summer we Jews begin to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. Shavuot is also called the holiday of weeks because we have been counting down […]

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A trip for the ears, eyes, tastebuds and soul

By Sandy Golden SAN FRANCISCO– A visit here turned out to be even more special than we had anticipated.  We knew before we went that it was going to be special because we were flying there to be happily reunited with our very dear friend and former resident of San Diego, world-class concert violinist Zina […]

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