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  • At Aspen, wounded IDF vets learn to ski — and overcome obstacles

    February 5, 2015 | 9:41 am

    After Yinon Cohen lost his legs in an accident involving a rocket-propelled grenade, it wasn’t clear he’d ever be able to walk again, much less ski down a peak in the Rocky Mountains.

    A fresh-faced soldier in the Israel Defense Forces’ elite Golani brigade, Cohen was in an...

  • Snowbirds find common artistic ground

    November 22, 2013 | 4:49 pm

    Seven years ago, Benjamin Weissman and Yutaka Sone met on a mountaintop. Rumor had it they shared a taste in skis. “There’s only one person more obsessed with snow than you,” a friend had told Weissman, “and it’s Yutaka.” And so Weissman searched Mammoth Mountain for the mercurial...

  • In Europe, new kosher ski options that won’t break the bank

    December 26, 2012 | 9:53 am

    Skiing has always been something of a rich man’s sport.

    Between the costs of travel, accommodations, lift tickets and lessons, a family with children can easily drop upward of $6,000 for a few days on the slopes. If you keep kosher, the costs can be even higher.

    No longer. Over...

  • Schwarzenegger making play dates with Medvedev

    By Julia Bendis

    January 14, 2011 | 2:58 pm

    Reading the newspaper the other day, I couldn’t help but notice an article about the Russian President Dimitry Medvedev and Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Apparently, the two have become quite fond of each other, and as recently as last week even Tweeted about it.

    Here are my issues with...

  • Choices Snowball for Ski Adventures

    By Adam Wills

    December 15, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Skiers and snowboarders who want vacations with fresh powder have an avalanche of options this winter. Jewish ski trips abound for teens to 40-somethings of all skill levels.

    Mammoth and Lake Tahoe will be the setting for a variety of Jewish ski trips, and teens can hit the ditch at...

  • Passover Escapes

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    March 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    At our Ski Passover, experience the thrill of the 2002 Winter Olympics ... Ski the mogul run and view the aerial jumping hill; ride the snowboard half-pipe and ski the giant slalom course ... take a bobsled or luge ride or even try Nordic jumping ...

    More than 3,000 years ago, at...