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  • Best Marriage Proposal Ever? [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal.com

    May 30, 2012 | 2:35 pm

    Check out this amazing “live lip-dub” proposal from Isaac Lamb, complete with performers young and old, a mini marching band, and even dancing Jews (making their first appearance at 1:22).

  • A meaningful peace plan

    By Judea Pearl

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    While attending a Muslim American conference in Doha, Qatar, in 2005, an Arab leader asked me at the dinner table: "Tell me, why didn't Israelis accept the Saudi peace proposal of 2002? In fact, they did not even respond to it. Did it not offer them everything that they ever wished...
  • Wedding Bell Oops!

    By Carin Davis

    October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Last time I saw Barry, he was dressed as an egg at a Purim party, so I was excited to run into him last month at a birthday party.

    This time, for better or worse, he was wearing pants.

    "Barry, what's up? I haven't seen you in forever. How's life? How's work? Ohmygosh, how was your...

  • Did You Know…?

    By Joan G Friedman

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Did You Know...?

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    • Sometimes the marriage ceremony is held outdoors. Particularly in ultra-Orthodox and Chasidic weddings -- but anyone can do this -- the marriage ceremony is performed outside at night. The custom developed because the stars are associated with God speaking to...

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  • In Escrow

    By J.D. Smith

    July 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When you last left me, I had just proposed to my long-suffering girlfriend, Alison, while on the beach with a pimple. She said "yes," and we agreed to start fighting about the wedding plans as soon as possible.

    The day before I popped the question, my life was a relatively quiet...

  • Happy Circumstance

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Erin Falkowitz, 25, daughter of Ellen and Michael Falkowitz, and Jake Jundef, 26, son of Bracha and Moshe Jundef, met in the summer of 1997, long after the laws of probability say they should have. Both of them went to UC Santa Barbara and had numerous mutual friends -- Jake had even...

  • When the Third Time’s the Charm

    By Keren Engelberg

    April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    It took Marc Zoolman and Asya Sedler some seven years and three proposal attempts to get to the alter. The love was always there, but their timing was another matter.

    The two first met through a mutual friend about nine years ago. "I was attending University of Judaism [UJ], and a...

  • When Shepherds Desert Their Flocks

    By Joel Kotkin

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The conflict over Valley secession reflects the growing gap between rabbis and the actual reality their flocks experience.

    With few exceptions, the rabbinate seems to be totally aghast at the notion of dividing Los Angeles into two cities. Prominent rabbis, including Mark Diamond,...