Mishmash

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November 21, 2013

Are the voters in Israel mimicking American voters in their lack of participation in local elections? This year, only 32 percent of eligible voters turned out for the mayoral elections in Jerusalem; only 22 percent turned out in Tel Aviv. Despite these low numbers, the mayors of Israel’s three largest cities — Jerusalem, Tel Aviv CONTINUE »

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November 14, 2013

Eva Zajdel: The Golan Heights is just so beautiful. I also love Masada and the Dead Sea.. Marc Lowen: Jerusalem. Roberta Eisner: The Western Wall is my favorite place. Since I was 16 years old… my dream had been to visit the country. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.CONTINUE »

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November 14, 2013

The recent Pew research study, The Portrait of Jewish Americans: Findings from a Pew Research Center Survey of U.S. Jews, found that 55 percent of U.S. Christians believe that God gave Israel to the Jews compared with 40 percent of American Jews. The breakdown within the Jewish community is pretty straightforward: 84 percent of Orthodox CONTINUE »

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BY Lynn Elkes
November 14, 2013

By Amy Webb Dulton Adult 2013, 304 pages According to an article in the New York Daily News, more than one-third of American marriages today begin with writing a profile for an online dating site. Jewish singles are as likely to use such methods as JDate, eHarmony and others to find love (and frequently heartbreak) CONTINUE »