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  • 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...

  • The doubled value of an American support

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    June 4, 2012 | 11:11 am

    It’s a small world after all, and Globalization makes it even smaller. In the last few decades, thanks to technology mostly, the many civilizations of the world are gradually turning into one, as the citizens of the world share more and more interests. Those shared interests are...

  • Talking with Dan Fogelman of “Crazy, Stupid, Love” [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 28, 2011 | 4:53 pm

    It’s hard to name a screenwriter in Hollywood right now who is more successful than Dan Fogelman.  Yet I found him to be unassuming and even slightly self-deprecating in an interview about his new comedy, “Crazy, Stupid, Love”—starring Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone and...

  • NY Times: We turned down a different version of Goldstone retraction

    April 5, 2011 | 10:51 am

    The New York Times has denied rumors that it refused to print an opinion piece authored by jurist Richard Goldstone in which he retracted some of the statements made in his UN Human Rights Council report on the war between Israel and Gaza in 2008-2009, political columnist Ben Smith...

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  • N.Y. rabbis pull out of Muslim-Jewish twinning project

    November 15, 2010 | 11:36 am

    Two rabbis in western New York have pulled out of a Muslim-Jewish outreach effort, charging that the national sponsor is involved in Islamic fundamentalism.

    The “twinning” project, which has been held each November since 2008, is a project of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding...

  • South Africa Jewish umbrella, NY’s Ackerman slam pressure on Goldstone

    April 15, 2010 | 10:17 pm

    The South African Jewish umbrella body and a top U.S. Jewish lawmaker slammed the South African Jews who pressured Richard Goldstone into not attending his grandson’s bar mitzvah.

    Following negotiations between the South African Zionist Federation and the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol in...

  • Jewish groups gear up for Ahmadinejad’s trip to N.Y.

    September 16, 2008 | 7:25 pm

    NEW YORK (JTA) -- With hundreds of world leaders, including Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, slated to come here next week for the annual opening of the U.N. General Assembly, Jewish groups will be campaigning both privately and publicly against the Iranian regime.

    The...

  • N.Y. or L.A.—which is better for dating?

    By Teresa Strasser

    November 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    In my now perhaps exceedingly long life as a single woman, I've lived in both New York and Los Angeles.

    When people ask me which city is better when it comes to dating, I can only answer by citing a famous scene from the horror classic, "When a Stranger Calls."

    The babysitter is...

  • Wolpe Leading Pick for Seminary Spot

    By Amy Klein

    November 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    The Forward newspaper has reported that Rabbi David Wolpe of Los Angeles has emerged as a top candidate to head the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) in New York.

    The Nov. 18 article, "L.A. Rabbi Eyed as Conservative Seminary Head," asserted that "support is mounting for a prominent...

  • Gaza Protests in L.A., N.Y. Prove Mild

    By David Finnigan

    August 18, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    A rally planned for last weekend outside the Los Angeles Israeli consulate to protest this week's Gaza settler pullout was canceled, but in its place arose a somber gathering of about 70 people.

    "Nothing organized -- just people coming together and crying together and expressing pain...

  • Rabbi Expelled Over Sex Abuse Claims

    By Chanan Tigay

    March 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    The decision of a leading association of centrist Orthodox rabbis to expel one of its members has highlighted for some in the community the difficulties of addressing sexual abuse in the Orthodox world.

    Following an investigation into allegations from several women of sexual...

  • Briefs

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Iran Admits Supplying Spy Drones

    The London-based newspaper A-Sharq al-Awsat quoted an Iranian Revolutionary Guard officer as saying the Lebanese militia received eight drones in August. On Monday, Hezbollah sent one drone on a 10-minute sortie over northern Israel, worrying the...

  • Cleaning House

    By Tom Teicholz

    September 30, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Several months after my mother died, I had to clean out her apartment in New York. The apartment had sold, the co-op board had approved the new buyers, the closing was imminent. The apartment had to be delivered empty.

    This was the apartment I had grown up in, where my parents had...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    March 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Israel Asks U.S. Egypt Help in Gaza

    The United States and Egypt want to know more about Israel's proposal for Egypt to help secure Gaza after an Israeli withdrawal.

    Dov Weisglass, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's chief of staff, and Giora Eiland, Sharon's national security...

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