Mishmash

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BY Marcy Oster, JTA Wire Service
September 4, 2013

Israel’s tallest building is going up in central Tel Aviv. The municipality’s building commission approved the Keren Hakirya complex, which will include an 80-floor skyscraper. Keren Hakirya will be located in the northeast corner of the Kirya, the Israel Defense Forces’ headquarters, and will be comprised of five buildings. Joining the skyscraper will be two CONTINUE »

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Owl Canyon Press
BY Timothy Jay Smith
September 4, 2013

One plot, four viewpoints. A terrorist attack in Jerusalem is planned for Easter Sunday. This is the story of an Israeli war veteran, an American war journalist, a Palestinian farmer and an Arab Christian grocer. Their lives are interwoven by the events. Major Levy gets word of a suicide-bomb plot and orders the closure of CONTINUE »

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August 29, 2013

Tamar Remer: To do well in school! I just started college in Baltimore. Steve Sisgold: To do a lot of mitzvos, and to stay in peace no matter what. Sossy Prero: To be a better mother. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.CONTINUE »

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BY The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore
August 29, 2013

It’s time to hit the books! As American students return to school this season, like their Israeli counterparts, they will study world history, math and science. But there is one subject they won’t have — a subject core to the Israeli curriculum. Shelach, a Hebrew acronym for field (land), nationhood and society, is a hands-on CONTINUE »