August 27, 2008 RSS feed / Columns

Grandmothers get August call-up notices

REHOVOT, ISRAEL—Most Israelis complete their period of military service when they are about 40. The one major exception are the country's grandmothers. More...

LIVING WITH CANCER… (Part 2)

Some things are bashert

Joel Kaber, Jewish Federation CEO was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer in March of this year. Upon being told that his cancer was localized, he selected a treatment modality called IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation More...

What was it that I was supposed to be doing?

SALLY'S WORLD

This is it. This is absolutely the afternoon I'm going to spend reading. The novel my book group has chosen is sitting on the table next to the wonderfully comfy chair in the den that is mine for the duration. More...

Straight from Schelly's kitchen: Food from a family's heart & soul

COOKING

"Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family," is a quote from "Recipes from the Heart More...

The Ethiopian aliyah: Two views

A challenge, yes; not a failure

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Remaining Falash Mura not Jews

JERUSALEM (JTA) - The 125,000 Ethiopians who live in Israel immigrated here in dribs and drabs. When Ethiopians first started coming to Israel in the 1970s, some members of Israel's political elite referred to us as "temporary migrant workers. More...

Come home to Israel and share your people's destiny

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

A few nights ago a friend visiting from the United States was walking with me among the narrow alleys of Jerusalem's Greek Colony off of the popular night-life hub of Emek Refaim Street. More...

Now you can get Internet radio streams on your radio

COMPUSCHMOOZE

I have written about the extraordinary transition taking place in the broadcast media from over-the-air transmission of TV and radio programs (sometimes called terrestrial broadcasting) to either satellite distribution or Internet streaming. More...

Start school off right with a lesson in philanthropy

MONEY MATTERS

What kid doesn't want new sneaks, a new box of crayons, or a new iPod for school this year? With school getting underway, teachers will be sending those dreaded school supply lists home. More...