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  • Diplomacy is back in action, Pharell Williams is HAPPY with Israel and more…This week from Israel!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 7, 2014 | 8:39 am

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is saved!

    The 11-day Foreign Ministry strike that closed embassies abroad and prevented high-profile visits both to and from Israel ended on Wednesday evening as the Treasury and the ministry’s workers committee signed a labor agreement. This ends...

  • Fit OUT not in

    By Tera Greene

    March 2, 2014 | 6:23 am

    I am about to start my fourth week as a student at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.  

    As I learn new ways to fit OUT and go against the "norm" of being sad and sick, I am finding myself becoming more whole through my education - and I am EXCITED!  
    To celebrate, I am...

  • Happy Birthday Dad

    By Ilana Angel

    November 22, 2013 | 8:28 am

    Today would have been my father’s 75th birthday. I miss him so much there is a physical ache in my heart. He was my biggest cheerleader, the shoulder I cried on, my inspiration to do well, and my in case of emergency person. No matter what obstacle I faced, he knew exactly what to...

  • High Holy Days: Working for happiness

    By Amy Klein

    September 3, 2013 | 10:37 am

    Did you know that many people actually find free time more difficult to enjoy than work? Although many people also find their work stressful, boring or meaningless, success doesn’t make people happy either. 

    “More than a decade of groundbreaking research in the fields of positive...

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  • Israel among ‘happiest’ countries

    May 30, 2012 | 10:35 am

    Israel is among the happiest countries in the world, according to an examination of international data by a finance website.

    According to the site Daily Finance, an analysis of data compiled by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ranks Israel as the sixth...

  • When Birthday Party Blowouts Blowup

    By Sharon Duke Estroff

    September 7, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The wedding invitation convinced me that modern moms and dads have officially lost their gumballs regarding children's birthday parties. "Master Jacob Estroff" read the ivory parchment envelope; it took a moment to register that the addressee was in fact Jakey, my 5-year-old. The...

  • End of Sanity

    By  Orit Arfa

    July 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The orange ribbon was tied neatly around my rearview mirror.

    Through the mirror I saw the face of an acquaintance in the backseat. I was giving her a ride from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

    When she noticed the color of my political views above the dashboard, she offered her own: "We...

  • And They Lived Happily Ever Apart

    By Mark Miller

    November 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Years ago, when I met someone who had life-partner potential, someone who could be my first real adult relationship, I held on

    tighter than Donald Trump to a bad hair style.

    "I love you," I said.

    "I want to be with you all the time," I said.

    "Let's get married," I said.

    I said a...

  • If You Wanna Be Happy

    By Abby Gilad

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    If You Wanna Be Happy

    During these holidays, Jews are commanded to be joyful.

    The Hebrew word for happy is sameach.

    The Hebrew word for festival or holiday is chag.

    Find and circle those words in the phrase below, which means: "And you shall be happy on your festival"

     

    Dance...

  • Los Angeles 5758

    By Julie G Fax

    June 2, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Your rabbi is a banana. Your cantor thinks she'sJohn Lennon. And the entire congregation is singing Beatlestunes.

    A nightmare? A parallel universe?

    No, it's just Purim at Sha'arei Am: The SantaMonica Synagogue, and Rabbi Jeff Marx's megillah reading is just oneof many bizarre scenes...

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