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  • Israel and I: The first 60 years

    By Tom Tugend

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    By ship and plane, I've traveled to Israel 15 times over the last 60 years and, looking back, my relationship to the Jewish state has a certain Zelig-like quality.

    Zelig, you remember, was the Woody Allen character who popped up whenever and wherever some historic event was...

  • 18 essential Hebrew words and phrases

    By Dikla Kadosh

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    In honor of Israel's 60th Birthday, we thought you should learn a few key words and phrases in Hebrew that will bring you closer to Israel's people and culture. This vocabulary will be useful on your next trip to Israel-- or on your next trip to Ventura Boulevard. Delight your...

  • Sabra love

    By Orit Arfa

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    I've been considering giving up on Israeli men, at least the purebred Israeli men, the sabras. What's painful is that I say this as someone who has made my home in Jerusalem, and I am hesitant to make harsh generalizations about Israeli bachelors, especially as Israel celebrates its...
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  • A birthday gift

    By David Suissa

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Here we are, Jews in every corner of the world, awash in a frenzy of celebrations for Israel -- all because of a birthday. And not just any birthday, mind you, but one that ends in a zero.

    In a marketing-obsessed world, milestones give us an easy way to promote our brands. For...

  • Hollywood-Israel link flourishing

    By Tom Tugend

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    A group of hotshot Hollywood television executives sit around a table sipping Evian water, working their cellphones and bemoaning the lack of fresh ideas for a series to pull their network out of the cellar.

    Suddenly, one participant dispels the gloom by saying, "I've got the...

  • Festival-goers this year can party under the moonlight

    By Celia Soudry

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm


    For Yoram Gutman, the Israel Independence Day Festival is a yearlong effort.

    "The minute one festival ends, I start working on the next," said the Reseda businessman, who has served as the festival's executive director since 1994.

    This year's festival, which celebrates Israel's 60th...

  • What Israel means to me

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Tovah Feldshuh

    "I love, admire, and will eternally raise money for Israel because I am well aware that she takes bullets for me. She is my life insurance."

    Judd Hirsch

    "It's not easy to understand how a nation can reclaim itself after 5,000 years of banishment, occupation, and...

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