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Replace Mishloach Manot Madness With Meaningful This Purim

February 16, 2017

Mishloach Manot season got you stressed out? Do you walk into the grocery store and see Mishloach Manot everywhere? Wondering what you will do this year? With a little bit of advanced planning you can give more than just a yummy basket of treats this Purim! Thanks to the many worthy charitable organizations in Israel,...

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Running for a Cause in the Jerusalem Marathon

February 16, 2017

Once a year the Jerusalem streets are filled with runners of all backgrounds and skill levels who participate in the Jerusalem Marathon.  The sense of community can be felt as onlookers cheer on the participants yelling “Kol Hakavod”. The route bridges the modern and ancient parts of the city: from the starting point in Gan Sachar to running...

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How Families Can Run With Kav L’Noar – BITE SIZE

February 8, 2017

Did you know there is a family friendly way to join the Jerusalem Marathon? Hear my interview with Sharon Feifer from Kav L’Noar on BITE SIZE with Yoni Pollak. For the past six years the Kav L’Noar team has been running alongside other wonderful Jerusalem causes in the Jerusalem marathon. This year Sharon Feifer, the...

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A Few Great Reasons to Join Team Shalva – BITE SIZE

February 1, 2017

Did you know that the Jerusalem marathon is just two months away? Are you running for a meaningful charity? Not a runner? Don’t worry, there is something for everyone! In this BITE SIZE interview you will hear about Team Shalva, a team of volunteers that are coming together from the US, UK, and Canada to share...

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How Zappa’s Music Scene Make Me Feel Israeli?

January 27, 2017

I have always loved music. In fact the radio is always on in my car.  When I moved to Israel I longed for a way to listen to my old radio station in LA. To keep up with the latest hits and not feel disconnected to US music culture. What I didn’t take into account...

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Hebrew Phrases Every Tourist Should Know

January 19, 2017

Coming to visit Israel for the first time? Intimidated by the Hebrew language? No need to worry! We have some key phrases to teach you to help you get around. Communicating in a new country requires knowledge of language, expressions and culture cues. But don’t worry in Israel and especially in Jerusalem you can always...

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Planning an Unforgettable Winter Vacation in Jerusalem

January 12, 2017

As winter break approaches, many families will be coming to Israel. Finding activities that entertain the whole family is always a challenge but we are up to the challenge. Here are some new uniquely “Jerusalem” or “Israeli” activities that families can enjoy.   New Museums in Jerusalem – For those of you who have been...

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Mercaz Eden Family Hike – BITE SIZE

January 12, 2017

In this BITE SIZE interview you will hear about the Family Hike combining nature & history that is being planned by Mercaz Eden for Yeshiva Break. You don’t want to miss this one! Dr. Naomi Marmon Grumet is the founder of the Eden Center and together with her team she has created an incredible family friendly day out, that...

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