Times Square, the icon of New York kitsch and tourism, pop culture and media art, not only looked different that day in late September, it smelled different. The place that many people call the center of the world was transformed into one big Chinese kitchen. That's right. Times...
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An Israeli startup company has received a $30 million investment from China’s richest man.
Billionaire Li Ka Shing has invested in the navigation technology firm Waze, which will put the money into supporting its application’s more than 7 million drivers and launch a...
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I am just not as Tiger-esque as I had hoped to be this summer, in fact I am the very opposite of the Tiger Mother! But, I did have big plans to become one over the summer break… And even bigger plans to grow a pair when it comes to my children NOT sitting around watching TV,...
May 3, 2011 | 11:28 am
When I first heard about Amy Chua, the self-professed Chinese Tiger Mother, I didn’t understand what all the hype, the drama and the hatred was about. After reading more about her and her parenting memoir “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother”, I couldn’t help but like her even more!...
January 19, 2011 | 2:10 pm
Tiger Mother Amy Chua writes in her book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” of her unbending demands on her children – all As, no sleepovers, no schools plays, and pathological piano practicing. But she has a foil to her unbending Chinese parenting style – her Jewish husband....
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“I can’t even explain it, it was unreal. I’ve been a part of the two teams at the last two Olympics that came out behind, and I think I wanted it more than anybody, not just for myself, but to show that we are the nation to be beat in that relay, ” Jason Lezak told the Los Angeles...
August 9, 2008 | 5:00 pm
Christian, Jewish and Muslim clergy lead rally protesting Chinese persecution of Falun Gong and China’s involvement in Sudan
August 3, 2008 | 4:03 am
With the Olympics about to begin and international participants from all over the world arriving, Beijing is about to experience an influx of people from all walks of life- and that includes some Jewish folks in the mix. JTA’s China correspondent Alison Klayman goes out to Houhai lake to ask the question: What do Beijingers think of the Jews?
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July 16, 2008 | 11:49 pmOne photo in the exhibition at the Museum of Tolerance shows Mordechai Olmert, founder of China's Betar and father of Israel's prime minister Ehud Olmert. Another is of students at the famous Mir Yeshiva, which relocated from Europe after the community fell to the Soviets. Many more...
July 13, 2007 | 8:00 pm
Chinese villagers found the baby, abandoned by her birth parents, in a basket on a riverbank.
"Just like Moses," the child's adoptive mother, Terri Pollock, says. Today, Leah Hua Xia Pollock, 14, lives in Seattle and plays the flute in her temple's klezmer band.
Last year, Leah...
August 7, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Jayme Barrett wants you to close your bathroom door and keep the toilet seat down.
That is the feng shui (pronounced fung shway) way of assuring that the positive energy that comes from clearing out your clutter and creating love, wealth and fame will stay in the appropriate places...
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January 22, 1998 | 7:00 pmTravelers Meiand John Krich
The affinity of Jews to Chinese food reaches its apotheosis inJohn Krich's "Won Ton Lust: Adventures in Search of the World's BestChinese Restaurant" (Kodansha, $24). It's no outrageous stereotype tostate that, as a people, American Jews seem to need a good...
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