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  • In European coverage of Israel, confusion over who is attacking whom

    October 13, 2015 | 11:11 am

    At an Israeli bus station, several uniformed officers surround an Arab woman before opening fire on her, dropping her to the ground. Standing over her motionless body, a Border Police officer toting an automatic rifle speaks into a radio while another officer chases away a...

  • Yeshiva U. group tops dreidel-spinning mark

    December 1, 2010 | 10:47 am

    Yeshiva University students and others broke the Guinness world record for most dreidels spun simultaneously.

    Some 618 students, alumni, faculty, staff, neighbors and friends of the university topped the record Tuesday night during “Dreidel-Palooza,” an event organized by Students Helping Students, a student-run organization that raises money for undergraduate scholarships.

    The previous record of 541 was set in 2005 at an event at Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill, N.J.

    VideoJew Jay Firestone reports on a 2008 Santa Monica attempt.

  • Santa Monica Synagogue set its dreidels on a world record [VIDEO]

    By Jay Firestone

    December 29, 2008 | 6:12 pm

    They may not be the fastest or strongest, but that didn't stop one West Coast synagogue from aspiring entry into The Guinness Book of World Records.

    On the second night of Chanukah, the Santa Monica Synagogue attempted to set a new world record: Most Dreidels Spinning...

  • VIDEO: Guinness Book great dreidel spin in Santa Monica

    By Jay Firestone

    December 26, 2008 | 1:42 pm

    Can The Santa Monica Synagogue break the Guinness Book of World Record’s record for most simultaneous dreidel spins? 

    We go to Simcha Monica to report .  .  .

  • 02Max puts a youthful spin on the gym scene

    September 24, 2008 | 11:28 pm

    At first glance, the brightly decorated warehouse-turned-gym space of O2Max Fitness in Santa Monica may seem like your conventional workout space, filled with typical cardio and core training apparatuses (think treadmills, balance balls and resistance bands). But it only takes a few...