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People of the Books

PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

Tongue tied

In her book In the Land of Invented Languages, linguist Arika Okrent makes the case that the creation and continued practice of Esperanto bares a strong resemblance to the revival of Modern Hebrew in Israel.  Read More »

Seeing Abilities in Those with Disabilities

SEEING ABILITIES IN THOSE WITH DISABILITIES

Brotherhood and friendship

As I write this month's blog entry, I'm literally on a plane headed to Toronto for the National AEPi Convention.  Read More »

Tzivi’s Spotlight

TZIVI’S SPOTLIGHT

Tzivi reviews The German Doctor

The German Doctor is set in 1961 in Bariloche, a resort town on the Argentinian side of the Andes, just across the border from Chile.  Read More »

Cindy Sher

THE CHAI ROAD

Evolution

I was shocked like the rest of you when I learned about Robin Williams' death earlier this week.    Read More »

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IDF strikes kill three Hamas commanders
The conflict between Israel and Hamas resumed Tuesday after Hamas rocket fire broke a 24-hour cease-fire.

Archbishop Francis Cardinal George to keynote Jewish Federation's 114th Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting, held Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, will also feature the State of the Federation address by President Dr. Steven B. Nasatir, and the presentation of several major leadership awards.

The rocket that hit too close to home
Recently, a rocket hit approximately 20 meters from where I'm staying in Kiryat Gat.

Robin Williams mourned by Jewish community
The Jewish community mourned the loss of actor and comedian Robin Williams, who passed away at the age of 63 at his home in northern California on Monday.

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Nasatir rally speech

VIDEO: Dr. Steven B. Nasatir speaks at rally for Israel

JUF/Jewish Federation President Dr. Steven B. Nasatir addresses a crowd of some 2,000 people at the Thompson Center at a community rally for Israel on July 28, 2014.

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Sandy Koufax and the Aggies' Jewish Quarterback: A Yom Kippur Tale
What did the Jewish students on these two campuses do when their game of Biblical proportions clashed with Yom Kippur?

Evolution
I was shocked like the rest of you when I learned about Robin Williams' death earlier this week.  

Mishpachah and Pamalia (Two Hebrew Words for Family)
Jewish weddings conjure a variety of Hebrew words.

JUF hosts 'Israel on Campus' workshop for college students
What environment will Jewish and pro-Israel students encounter on campus this academic year? Some 150 current and entering college students and parents found out during a special presentation an

The Oreo and the Jewish problem
This is not the beginning of a joke.  You surely remember that day when Oreo gained Kosher certification.  It was announced  Friday, January 16, 1998

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