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  • Hebrew word of the week: Hammah (sun, hot)

    By Yona Sabar

    August 3, 2016 | 4:08 pm

    Words in any language may become obsolete or change in pronunciation and meaning. Moreover, certain names for things or concepts may have one meaning at one time, and another later, such as the English word “groovy” (in the 1970s) and now “cool”; or even assume the opposite...

  • To call or not to call - that is the question…

    By Julia Bendis

    September 22, 2011 | 6:47 pm

    My phone rings.  I answer.

    - Hello Ma’am.  My name is Blah Blah (I’m not good with names, can’t remember what the hell he said) from Avis Heating and Air conditioning.  I’d like to talk to you about your heating system.  Would you be alright with that?

    - Sure, I would be alright...

  • California on Purim [VIDEO]

    March 16, 2011 | 5:02 pm

  • HOLY HADASSAH! France’s First Lady Honored by Women’s Group

    March 9, 2009 | 3:50 pm

    PARIS (JTA)—Singer. Model. First lady of France.

    Hadassah woman.

    Carla Bruni-Sarkozy was the guest of honor March 5 at a glitzy fund-raiser in Paris for Hadassah Medical Organization’s hospital in Jerusalem and its global medical aid programs.

    Standing at the podium in a...

  • VIDEO: Israel tries to sex up its image

    September 18, 2007 | 4:43 pm

    Britains’ Sky News reports from Tel Aviv on an Israeli advertising campaign to sex up its image.

  • Top celebrity stories on JewishJournal.com

    By JewishJournal.com

    August 22, 2007 | 6:58 pm

    These five celebrity stories are the most popular on JewishJournal.com this week:

    *Jami Gertz 

    *Judd Apatow 

    *Larry Miller 

    *Michael Richards 


    These are in no particular order and I only used living celebs; dead people aren’t much fun.

    —Dennis Wilen

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    June 1, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, June 3

    Left-leaning readers will appreciate tonight’s show featuring political commentary. “Laughing Liberally” is in town for just one night, after a successful February debut at New York City’s Town Hall. Attend to hear comedians/commentators Will Durst, Jim David,...

  • Israel Fest Crowd Smaller, but Solid

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Rides, kabobs, Mother's Day and the Los Angeles Lakers made the 15th annual Israeli Festival an interesting experience this past Sunday. The combined forces of the holiday and the NBA playoffs brought the attendance rate at the May 11 event down to about 35,000 festival-goers --...