The way us, Israelis, react to temperature drop, can really seem strange to anyone living in a country with actual wintertime. Living in such a warm place, we only get about a month or two of winter, with one weekend of a "crazy, out of control" storm. Obviously, we all go crazy...
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I get a shiver in my bones just thinking about the weather.
Until recently, that line from 10,000 Maniacs’ 1987 single was just a song lyric. But when I woke up Monday morning and saw a heavy wet snow falling, I swear I could hear my bones rattle.
Not long ago, the sight of an...
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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.
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January 5, 2011 | 10:06 am
New York City snow removal trucks dumped tons of snow from the area’s recent blizzard into the city’s largest Jewish cemetery, toppling 21 headstones.
An iron fence around Brooklyn’s Washington Cemetery also was damaged when crews from the Sanitation Department dumped the snow into...
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Let’s talk about Vests. Maybe I am the only person that doesn’t get this, but what is the point of a Vest? And more importantly, what the hell is the point of a warm winter jacket if its missing sleeves! I don’t get it.
If you need a warm jacket or coat to keep you warm,...
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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...