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  • Hora Jerusalem flash mob [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal.com

    December 1, 2011 | 1:56 pm

    Produced by: Hora Jerusalem
    Choreographer: Adi Gordon Rawlings
    Hora Jerusalem Manager: Shai Gottesman
    General Artistic Director: Shai Gottesman
    Artistic Director ordered youth: Elad Schechter
    Artistic Director ordered Har Adar, Zeev Summit: Adi Cohen Eliasi
    Administrators Repeats: Harel Yitzhaki, Liron Bosch, Gilad Hlwah, Avital Gabbay
    Isis featured band led by Dorit yin
    School Principal: Leanne beautiful Zligfld

    Video by Jerusalem Hora

  • Israel’s Facebook Kids: ‘Unrestrained Monsters?’

    By Jay Firestone

    March 15, 2009 | 9:09 pm

    By Tamar Rotem of Haaretz.com:

    “Two weeks ago, a group of students from one of Jerusalem’s most prestigious junior high schools was called out of class, before their classmates’ stunned eyes.

    One by one, the students gathered somberly in their school library. Something in the...

  • Who’s Up, Who’s Down in Giving

    By Chanan Tigay

    November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Jewish philanthropies didn't raise much more money last year than they did the previous year, but the American Jewish community remains numerically over-represented among America's top charities, an examination of a recent ranking of philanthropies demonstrates.

    Of the...

  • Herring and Haftarah

    By Rabbi N. Daniel Korobkin

    February 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Single malt Scotch. Schmaltz herring. Cholent. Kugel. Marble sheet cake. What do all these delicacies have in common?

    Yes, they all contribute to heart disease, but there's something more: They are all served at the Kiddush Club. A Kiddush Club is an exclusive group of shulgoers...

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  • A Thaw in Relations

    By Rachel Pomerance

    April 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Who says that Israelis and Palestinians can't work together? On New Year's Day, a group of Israelis and Palestinians embarked on a 35-day expedition to Antarctica that culminated in the scaling and naming of an unexplored mountain.

    The group, Breaking the Ice, was honored this month...

  • Vocal Musicians Make a Joyful Noise

    By Lauren Korduner

    January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Human voices converge on the same note, echoing a haunting harmony -- arousing complicated emotions.

    This has been the buzz surrounding an award-winning Jewish a cappella group, Shir Appeal, a group of college students from Massachusetts, who will bring their hypnotizing harmonies...

  • Does Buddhist Hold Mideast Peace Key?

    By Ruth Mason

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    While news of the Geneva accords hit the headlines, a group of Palestinians and Israelis were trying to make a different kind of peace -- with the help of Buddhists in southern France.

    Thich Nhat Hanh -- Vietnamese Zen master, poet and Nobel Peace Prize nominee -- has been inviting...

  • Human Atonement or Animal Cruelty?

    By Gaby Wenig

    October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Early morning on the day before Yom Kippur, groups of Jews will be gathering to hold squawking chickens by the feet and twirl them over their head while chanting a prayer. After the twirling, the chickens will be ritually slaughtered and given to the poor.

    Kaparos, literally...

  • A Call for Help

    By Marc Ballon

    April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Israeli victims of terror might not feel so alone and desperate thanks to an upcoming Internet service. Beginning in June, terror victims will be able to go online and chat one-on-one and in real-time with rabbis, counselors and therapists about their personal and financial...

  • It’s a Full Plate in Nourishing the Sick

    By Phil Shuman

    January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Bob S. insists that his mother back in Virginia made the best chicken soup ever, but he's willing to admit the homemade version delivered to his Van Nuys apartment is a close second.

    The delivery is part of the mission of Project Chicken Soup, an all-volunteer group that cooks,...

  • Networking for Jobs

    By Karen Alexander

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    It's been nearly two years since David Lorch had a job. Currently, the former pricing analyst for an Orange County high-tech firm attends networking events near his home in Laguna Hills, does volunteer work for his shul, Congregation Eilat in Mission Viejo, and tries to maintain his...

  • Muslim Messages

    By Tom Tugend

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Amid the profusion of billboards along Southern California freeways, motorists are being startled by a new one. It features seven smiling faces of various ethnicities, with one, a woman wearing a black headscarf, holding a small American flag.

    Underneath, in bold letters, are the...

  • One of a Kind

    By Julie G Fax

    January 18, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The Shivyon Minyan may be a 4-year-old prayer group of about 65 people that meets at a hotel once a month, but it has many of the assets that older, more established synagogues recognize are requirements for success: strong lay leaders and a grass-roots base of committed members,...

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