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  • Report: Indonesia’s last synagogue destroyed

    October 4, 2013 | 9:29 am

    Indonesia’s last synagogue has been destroyed, a Dutch news site reported last week.

    Unidentified persons demolished the Beith Shalom synagogue in Surabaya on the island of Java to its foundations sometime earlier this year, according to a report on Indoweb.nl.

    The synagogue...

  • Lisa on National Geographic

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    November 29, 2012 | 5:15 am

    Thank you to National Geographic Intelligent Traveler for publishing my article on the Royal Cremation in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia!

    The article begins:

    To kick off our year-long trek through Southeast Asia, my husband and I spent two months exploring the Indonesian island of Bali...

  • Bali to Thailand on Air Asia (video)

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    November 13, 2012 | 3:03 am

     

    Bali to Thailand on Air Asia

    Video: Bali to Thailand on Air Asia
    Our two months in Indonesia went almost as quickly as this video of the flight from Bali to Phuket, Thailand on Air Asia! The islands of both countries are so beautiful. We spent July-August 2012 in Bali and...

  • Busted in Bali

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    August 20, 2012 | 6:52 am

    BUSTED IN BALI

    I keep saying. “RELAX and see what happens!”— but when my laptop busted in Bali I was so not calm. I actually felt ill and really thought I might throw up.  I knew that taking so many different kinds of electronics in a backpack on a trip with so many islands...

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  • Bali Bargains? (video)

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    July 24, 2012 | 4:18 am

    Bali Bargains?

    While in the town of Kuta in Bali, we stayed for two nights at Bakung Sari Hotel, booked online at Asiarooms.com. On our last trip in 2008, we did not carry much electronics with us—only a digital camera, new Kindle (they came out in 2008) and an iTouch. We had no...

  • Our Year Adventure Begins!

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    July 17, 2012 | 9:42 pm

    July 3, 2012 in Los Angeles at 6:31pm, July 4th, 2012 9:31am in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia

    Our Year Adventure Begins: Three Flights to Bali, Indonesia from Los Angeles, California

    What a trip! Three flights from Los Angeles to Bali; with the help of modern chemistry we slept through...

  • Schwarz to lead interfaith tour of Indonesia, Israel, Jordan

    February 17, 2012 | 10:29 am

    A group of U.S. Jewish, Christian and Muslim faith leaders will take a six-city tour of Indonesia, Jordan and Israel to discuss the role of religion in advancing peace.

    The trip announced Thursday, which will include 12 religious leaders from the United States and 12 religious...

  • Multifaith clergy dialogue in the name of peace

    By Danielle Berrin

    May 21, 2008 | 4:16 pm

    When the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance recently assembled three of the world's great religious leaders for a multifaith dialogue, a rabbi, a priest, an archbishop and the president of the world's largest Muslim nation confronted the greatest current obstacle to world...
  • Nation World Briefs

    June 1, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Ground Troops in Gaza

    Israel sent troops into the Gaza Strip for the first time since it withdrew from the territory. Commandos entered northern Gaza on Monday night and attacked a Palestinian squad about to launch a rocket into Israel. Four suspected terrorists were killed and...

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