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Berlin Hotel Bars Infamous British Holocaust Denier

Berlin Hotel Bars Infamous British Holocaust Denier

Berlin’s hotel and restaurant association has announced that it will not host infamous British Holocaust denier David Irving, who is planning to visit the German capital in September. Irving, who was banned from entering Germany until last March, is set to address guests at a Sept. 10 dinner event with a $120 cover charge, according to reports. […]

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Dear Mannis: You Forgot to Apologize to Everyone Who Has Had a Traumatic Diarrhea Experience!

Dear Mannis: You Forgot to Apologize to Everyone Who Has Had a Traumatic Diarrhea Experience!

I found it pretty insensitive of Manis Friedman to compare such a traumatic event such as being sexually abused t diarrhea, but the more I thought about it,the more offended I became. Surely, there are people who have suffered through very traumatic experiences with diarrhea and surely he would apologize to those folks who have […]

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Happy Jew Year!

Happy Jew Year!

I blinked and it’s 2013! Here’s hoping all of you had a comfy transition into the post-Mayan era. (If you’d like to read my musings on the Mayan UnApocalypse as well as my aversion to New Year’s Resolutions, I invite you to check out this and this over at the day job.) After some deep […]

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England’s Jewish Population Rises to Some 284,000; up 1.3 % in Decade

Home Jewish World Jewish World News England's Jewish Population Rises to Some 284,000; up 1.3 % in Decade

England’s Jewish population has remained stable over the past decade, bolstered by Orthodox Jewry’s growth, according to an analysis of government data. Data released December 11 by Britain’s Office for National Statistics showed 263,346 Jews living in England and Wales, a figure that can be adjusted upward to approximately 284,000, according to an analysis by […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 57 – November 21, 2012

AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 57 - November 21, 2012

Despite reports that raised questions about whether Jews can feel at home in Germany, Chabad will be opening additional centers in two North Rhine-Westphalian cities. There are some 3- 4000 Jews living in Dortmund, a major city near Dusseldorf, and about 1,000 in Essen. The Chabad goal is to work together with the community and […]

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T-Shirt of the Week: Spinning into the Holiday Spirit

T-Shirt of the Week: Spinning into the Holiday Spirit

I looked at the calendar this morning and saw that Chanukah is in less than four weeks WHA’?! I’ve barely finished picking wax out of the carpet from last year! Actually, I loooove it when the Festival of Lights falls early (as in, before Christmas) because we get our holiday season all to ourselves — […]

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Only College Hebrew Classes in North Texas Face Imminent Closure

Only College Hebrew Classes in North Texas Face Imminent Closure

After ten years of being the only university in the North Texas area that offered Hebrew studies, the University of North Texas has decided to eliminate the program due to low enrollment, NT Daily reported. “Our numbers are not great, because it’s not French or Spanish,” said Ruth Precker, the adjunct professor hired in 2002 […]

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Bar and Bat Mitzvah Etiquette for Teens

Bar and Bat Mitzvah Etiquette for Teens

When I was twelve-years-old I took part in a Joe Cornell dance class with just about every other Jewish teen my age in Metro Detroit to prepare for the bar and bat mitzvah circuit. When my mother was twelve she also learned to dance from Joe Cornell. It’s something of a Detroit tradition. While Joe […]

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Top 10 things to do in Arad, Israel

Tel Arad National Park

1.) Tel Arad National Park Tel Arad National Park is an archaeological site with remnants of an important city from the Canaanite and Israelite periods. It is divided into a lower city and an upper hill,  a citadel and sanctuary that were constructed in the time of King David and King Solomon. It is located on the outskirts […]

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Old Tel Aviv Port Area

Old Tel Aviv Port Area

Old Tel Aviv Port Area in Tel Aviv, Israel is the first port of Israel established during the time of the British mandate over Palestine in 1936. In 1960′s, the Tel Aviv port shutdown as an active sea port. In 1980′s it became a nightlife and water sports center, its luxuriant area filled with restaurants […]

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Bograshov Beach

Bograshov Beach, Israel

Bograshov Beach hails in the streets of Bograshov in Tel Aviv, Israel. Situated in the center of some of the best tourist attractions and hotels, the finest that Tel Aviv in Israel has to offer. A stones throw away from tourists destinations like Dizengoff fountain, The Great synagogue, The Museum of Israeli Art, Frank Meisler, Irit and […]

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Top 50 things to do in Jerusalem

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

1.) Church of the Holy Sepulchre The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is also called as the Church of the Resurrection to Eastern Orthodox Christians, located in the Old city of Jerusalem, far famed as the Christians holiest site and has been an significant pilgrimage since the 4th century. A monumental landmark respected as the Golgotha or […]

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Uganda in Jerusalem

Uganda in Jerusalem

Uganda was launched in Jerusalem in May of 2005, with it’s primarily purpose of creating a bar, café specialist record/ dvd/ comic store and a venue. Different crowds especially the young and radical go there to interact and listen to good music, and foreign activists gather around to talk about arts and politics.  You could also […]

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Haoman17 in Jerusalem

Haoman 17 in Jerusalem

Haoman 17 in Jerusalem has been regarded as one of the top nightclubs in the world. Famous DJs from around the world spin house music, techno, trip-hop and acid jazz electronic music. This fashionable dance club has two dance floors that could accommodate just about 200 party animals. It is chicly decorated with a high-tech […]

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A’jad monster’s ball

A'jad monster's ball

It was a strange week for the loony strongman from Iran. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s six nights in New York featured a secret sit-down with militant minister Louis Farrakhan, heckling in a hotel bar, and a fear of being rubbed out that bordered on paranoia. The president shared a hush-hush meal with Farrakhan and members of […]

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The Arba Minim Blessing

The Arba Minim Blessing

It is customary to shake the Arba Minim (The Four Species) during Sukkot. We are commanded to take four types of plants and shake this to rejoice before God. These four species are the etrog (citron), the aravot (2 willow branches), a lulav (palm branch), and hadass (3 myrlte branches) bound together.  The four species […]

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Paul Rudd–DJ Extraordinaire

Paul Rudd–DJ Extraordinaire

Looking back, I didn’t totally enjoy my bar mitzvah party. Mostly because I vomited at it. No, I didn’t have some crazy uncles who brought me to a back room to get me drunk. Nor did I have any crazy friends who brought me to a back room to get me drunk. Nor did I […]

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Breakdown of a Southern Simcha

Breakdown of a Southern Simcha

When I was a kid, a bat mitzvah consisted of reading a Torah portion followed by a nice nosh in the temple social hall where people slipped envelopes into your pocket. Maybe your grandparents flew in from Miami and your very best friend from camp got to take a plane by herself from L.A., but […]

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Bar Mitzvah DJ – How to Find the Right DJ

Bar Mitzvah DJ

When you are planning your son’s Bar Mitzvah, one of the things with which you need to use careful consideration is the Bar Mitzvah DJ. Your reception most likely will have about an equal mix of children and adults. They probably do not have the same taste in music so the difficult part is finding […]

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Bar Mitzvah Dance – Have both Traditional and Contemporary

Bar Mitzvah Dance

It is important to implement traditions in your son’s Bar Mitzvah reception. One way you can do this is through the Bar Mitzvah dance. Although it is popular these days to simply play contemporary music, it also is a good idea to include some of the traditional dances. It is easy to incorporate traditional dances […]

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TropeTrainer Single

TropeTrainer Single

One Shabbat or Holiday Torah reading and associated Haftarah Ages 9 to adult This version is for one Shabbat or Holiday Torah reading and associated Haftarah only. You need to specify which parsha or Yom Tov (holiday) laining you are ordering in the personalize field below. New Features in Version 4.0Choose between chanting or speaking […]

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TropeTrainer Standard 4.1

TropeTrainer Standard 4.1

Software that teaches You to Chant Torah and Haftorah Ages 9 to adult Tremendous improvement in voice quality in Version 4.1.118Choose between chanting or speaking of Hebrew textImproved NavigationInstrumental accompaniment with your choice of over 100 instruments. Select accompaniment with chanting, no accompaniment, or just instrumentalImproved speech synthesis with higher quality of voicesOptional Download Audio* […]

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The First Year of Marriage

The First Year of Marriage

Enhancing the success of your marriage right from the start and even before it begins.by Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski The renowned Rabbi Dr. Twerski’s skilled practicality and Torah perspective once again come to the fore as he speaks to couples embarking on their first year of marriage. No matter how perfectly matched they are, […]

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Who Will Say Kiddush?

Who Will Say Kiddush?

by Barbara PomerantzIllustrated by: Donna Ruff Ages 4-7 This thought-provoking book probes the feelings of a young girl adjusting to the changes brought about by the divorce of her parents. As the author states in her introduction, ‘Though a marriage may end, the mitzvot associated with it…do not. It may be more difficult to transmit […]

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The Idan Raichel Project: Within My Walls

The Idan Raichel Project: Within My Walls

by Various The Idan Raichel Project burst onto Israels music scene in 2002, changing the face of Israeli popular music and offering a message of love and tolerance that resonated strongly in a region of the world where headlines are too often dominated by conflict. With an enchanting blend of African, Latin American, Caribbean and […]

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TropeTrainer Single

TropeTrainer Single

One Shabbat or Holiday Torah reading and associated Haftarah Ages 9 to adult This version is for one Shabbat or Holiday Torah reading and associated Haftarah only. You need to specify which parsha or Yom Tov (holiday) laining you are ordering in the personalize field below. New Features in Version 4.0Choose between chanting or speaking […]

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TropeTrainer Standard 4.1

TropeTrainer Standard 4.1

Software that teaches You to Chant Torah and Haftorah Ages 9 to adult Tremendous improvement in voice quality in Version 4.1.118Choose between chanting or speaking of Hebrew textImproved NavigationInstrumental accompaniment with your choice of over 100 instruments. Select accompaniment with chanting, no accompaniment, or just instrumentalImproved speech synthesis with higher quality of voicesOptional Download Audio* […]

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Who Will Say Kiddush?

Who Will Say Kiddush?

by Barbara PomerantzIllustrated by: Donna Ruff Ages 4-7 This thought-provoking book probes the feelings of a young girl adjusting to the changes brought about by the divorce of her parents. As the author states in her introduction, ‘Though a marriage may end, the mitzvot associated with it…do not. It may be more difficult to transmit […]

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Cosmic Star of David

Cosmic Star of David

by Artist Ayala Bar Blue and purples combine in this Star of David with beads, crystals, vintage fabric and silver accents. 15′ to 18′ adjustable steel chain. This beautiful item of jewelry has been designed by Israeli artist Ayala Bar and lovingly handcrafted at the Ayala Bar studio. Each piece is lovingly composed of non-precious […]

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Lilac Star of David

Lilac Star of David

by Artist Ayala Bar Classically proportioned Star of David with beads, crystals, and mineral gemstones in shades of lilac and pink. 15′ to 18′ adjustable steel chain. This beautiful item of jewelry has been designed by Israeli artist Ayala Bar and lovingly handcrafted at the Ayala Bar studio. Each piece is lovingly composed of non-precious […]

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