www.RentFoodBroke.com is an L. A. based website that was started late one night by some friends who were looking for low-cost fun. The basic belief which drives the site is that you can have a good life even with limited financial resources. I certainly wouldn’t argue with...
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EREV ROSH HASHANAH
Chai Center. Wed. 6:25-8:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve party follows. Free. Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 391-7995. chaicenter.org.
Sinai Temple’s Rosh Hashanah Live, a musical service featuring Rabbi David Wolpe,...
August 10, 2011 | 10:37 am
A short while ago I was at a meet-the-authors brunch at American Jewish University, talking about my Bargain Junkie book. At one point I said to the audience, “I want to hear your own greatest bargain stories. The best one I ever heard was about a woman who got a free kidney on...
June 29, 2011 | 1:18 pm
HITTING THE STACKS
Libraries are the biggest cultural bargain around. Not only do they offer books, magazines, CDs, videos, and internet access, but they have lectures, exhibits, classes, and special events for kids.
I take advantage of the system right in my home office. Let’s...
August 27, 2009 | 4:47 pm
Hundreds rallied in Mitzpe Hila on Thursday, to demand the government do more to secure the release of captive Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit.
Shalit, originally from Mitzpe Hila, will turn 23 on Friday. Shalit was captured during a cross-border raid by Hamas militants in 2006 that left three IDF soldiers dead.
Read the full story at Haaretz.com.
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Last Sunday night (June 1) in an amphitheatre outside Jerusalem, I had a flash of insight into how to get disaffected Jews excited and involved in Jewish life: Make it free!
I was at something called the Birthright Israel Mega Event. Birthright is the eight-year-old program that has...
February 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm
Click on BIG ARROW for Taglit video
What's more enticing than a free trip to Israel? A free trip to Israel tailor-made for your interests.
Taglit-Birthright Israel, a partnership between the Israeli government, local Jewish communities, Jewish federations and philanthropists,...
June 15, 2006 | 8:00 pm
"This is heaven," I announced Sunday afternoon.
Cruising the city (the absence of traffic in itself celestial), sunroof open, exposed shoulders browning. Wild poppies glistening, swaying in a soft breeze scented by orange blossoms; singing along to KOST 103.5 FM:
I can see clearly...
February 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm
Birthright Israel has received many more applications for its upcoming trips than it has spaces available. Approximately 14,000 young Jews applied for 8,000 spots in the program's spring/summer trips this year in just the first 12 hours of registration Feb. 8.
September 9, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Starting next year, Jewish Journal readers who received their weekly newspaper by donating to The Jewish Federation will still be able to get it, but not as part of their Federation donation.
Readers will be able to subscribe directly to The Journal for home delivery, or pick it up...
June 17, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Once again, Jews are embroiled in a controversy about a cross. A Los Angeles Times article (June 9), about a demonstration in favor of keeping the cross on the L.A. County seal, noted a Jewish presence there and quoted a Jewish demonstrator as saying, "The cross ... reminds us, even...
April 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm
One Fun Festival
Come to the Israeli Independence Day Festival on May 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Woodley Park (between Burbank Boulevard and Victory Boulevard adjacent to the 405).
For more information about the festival, go to www.israelfestival.com, and be sure to stop by The Jewish Journal booth for free goodies.
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