You may have heard that Israel's Cabinet has authorized newly designed bank notes to be issued at the end of this year, despite criticism that the new bills feature only Ashkenazi Jews. The new green 50 shekel bill will feature famed poet Shaul Tchernichovsky, and the blue 200...
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Tag: Ashkenazi Jews
May 1, 2013 | 8:05 am
March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pmWhen Marilynn Lowenstein walked into shul on Rosh Hashanah two and half years ago, her friend, a doctor, took one look at her and sent her to the emergency room. Lowenstein's skin and eyes were yellow -- she was severely jaundiced.
By the time the congregation got to the "who shall...
November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm
May 6, 2004 | 8:01 pm
"Mother used to leave jars full of schav in the refrigerator," says a friend of mine. "Because the stuff looked like seaweed, I would run from the kitchen in horror."
Schav, the khaki-colored soup once savored by Ashkenazi Jews, has fallen on hard times in recent decades. In a world...
November 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm
It's break time in a sixth-grade classroom at Village Glen School in Sherman Oaks. Two boys play chess with an air of serious concentration, ignoring a small group of 12-year-olds talking and joking nearby. A handsome boy with golden hair and freckles breaks away from the group,...
January 25, 2001 | 7:00 pm
April 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm
Barbara and Sheldon Helfing never expected to have one autistic child, much less two. Their son Leland, now 5, was born prematurely and began showing signs of a neurological disorder before...
May 14, 1998 | 8:00 pm
I'm not mental. Really. I'm not manic-depressive,hypomanic, borderline schizophrenic or psychotic. I don't hear voicesor imagine I'm being followed by Marie Osmond. I don't have tics or acompulsive need to wash my hands or avoid cracks in thesidewalk.
Like a lot of people, I could...
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