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Eric Weiner Searches for Life Lessons in ‘Socrates Express’

UnReal (Covid-Era) Success

Film Director Pavel Lungin on ‘Esau’

Talking with Maya Batash About “Talking With God”

Maya Kadishman on Her Late Father’s Exhibit at the Jerusalem Botanical Garden

Sarah Benor’s Jewish Language Website Offers Virtual Seder Tips

Israeli Musical Innovator Idan Raichel on Inspiration and Innovation

Sara Erenthal’s Public Art Projects

A ‘Shark Tank’ Win for Local Resident’s Vegan Corned Beef

Pico Shul Fighting Neighborhood Oil

Hamas Rockets Won’t Stop Eurovision

Jonah Sanderson Reacts to Poway Shooting With ‘The Time Is Now’ Initiative

When It Comes to Matchmaking, ‘Bubbies Know Best’

‘Portraits of Hope’ Comes to Downtown L.A.

Duvid Swirsky: Art Imitating Life Imitating Art

Géza Röhrig: The Hungarian, Orthodox Jewish Movie Star

Erin Stutland: Manifesting Through Movement

Jewish Groups Scramble to Aid Camp Fire Evacuees

To everything —  even your colors —  there is a season

April 4, 2012

Spending five hours discussing your clothing, colors and style preferences may seem like a nightmare to some. But it’s all in a day’s work for Wendy Lehmann, a veteran professional image consultant from England who lends her passion for fashion to remaking your look in Israel. And while Pesach cleaning doesn’t usually mean editing your wardrobe, it’s as good a time as any to eliminate what doesn’t serve you. (Or at least contemplate it.)

The unconventional dress

May 15, 2012

After Talya Ilovitz (née Strauss) got engaged, the hunt for a dress for her Orthodox wedding felt endless. She never imagined her best option would be a sleeveless white cocktail dress a few sizes too big. But after searching widely, every other possibility was either too expensive or didn’t have sleeves.

Put Tzedakah on Your Shopping List

December 22, 2005
Sometimes the best gift is a non-gift.

Skip the Tsuris of Chanukah Shopping
December 15, 2005
With Chanukah coinciding with the rush for the “other holiday,” why spend unnecessary time hunting for parking at the mall or waiting in line? We’ve surveyed some of the hottest catalogs and Web sites for eight nights of creative gifts. Best of all, you can order in a hurry online or by phone.

Let Your Fingers Do the Gift Shopping
September 29, 2005 
When it comes to the High Holidays, festive meals aren’t complete without turban-shaped challahs, pomegranates and apples and honey. As a dinner guest, supportive family member and friend, you may be on the lookout for thoughtful gifts. Turns out, in Israel, Rosh Hashanah is a traditional time to exchange presents.

To simplify your shopping, here are creative buys and unique ways to enhance your holidays. With plenty of options for online and phone purchases, you’ll also save precious time for the more spiritual preparations of the holidays. What’s more, your shopping for gifts is dual purpose if you also like the idea of supporting the Israeli economy.

Junk Food Tours for Gift Basket Ideas
March 17, 2005
The world of kosher junk food tours seems heaven-sent for Purim. Some of America’s old-time favorites and a few newer arrivals offer factory tours and visits to megastores where you can taste kosher goodies and learn how they’re made.

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