Just when I think I have heard it all, I come across a man that reminds me there is nothing more horrific than dating. I often wonder if these men are only found in Los Angeles. Is LA the hardest city In the world to date? I live here so of course I will say yes, but I’m...
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An Israeli ice hockey team of 10- to 13-year-olds, who mostly practice on roller skates, won the gold medal at a tournament in Canada.
The Bat Yam Club peewee ice skating team, made up of boys from Bat Yam, Rishon Lezion, Nes Ziona, Maalot and Kfar Saba in central Israel, went...
January 10, 2011 | 12:57 pm
Being at a car dealership this weekend, to finally get the recalled part on my car fixed, reminded me how much I truly enjoy car dealerships. Not only do I NOT mind haggling with the salesmen on a price, I look forward to it. After all, I am my father’s daughter. That same father...
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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...
March 30, 2008 | 12:48 am
Does that look familiar? It’s the Shema, in Greek. On a gold scroll.
And not only is it the Shema in Greek, it’s from 300 C.E. and it’s from Austria.
All this comes from a recent archeological find from Austria.
July 13, 2006 | 8:00 pm
The morning of my wedding day, my mother called me into her bedroom. "Come sit with me," she said quietly, patting the spot next to her on the bed. I sat down beside her, the softness of the mattress causing our shoulders to touch.
She turned her face toward mine, looking...
February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm
Gold Train Delivers to Local Agency
The Hungarian Gold Train has finally pulled into the station, figuratively speaking, bearing $67,536 for Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Los Angeles.
In the chaotic days following the end of World War II in Europe, 24 freight cars loaded with boxes...
March 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Made With Fear
In the Torah portion Ki Tisa, the Israelites take one ingredient -- gold -- and they melt, bake and mold it into a calf because they are fearful that Moses will not come back down the mountain. It turned out to be a bad idea and God became very upset with the...
February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm
"A voice from the heavens/
Carries down to the whole world/
The angel is crying above/
Lamenting his son's image."
Israeli countertenor David D'or might be singing about himself in the ethereal song, "A Voice From the Heavens." With a three-and-a-half-octave range, the crossover pop...
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