Bite Size – Audio Blog

Zomet Experience – BITE SIZE

June 21, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

Have you wondered how a Shabbat elevator works? How a fridge can have a Shabbat mode? How the metal detectors work at the Kotel? These questions and more can be answered at the Zomet Experience in Gush Etzion. Zomet is the company that merges Halacha and Technology. The Zomet Experience was created to teach others...

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Beit Avi Chai – BITE SIZE

June 14, 2017
By: Yardena Epstein

This summer marks the 10th anniversary of the Beit Avi Chai cultural center in Jerusalem. I sat down with Rabbi Dr David Rozenson the new CEO of Beit Avi Chai to hear about some of their exciting programming. Beit Avi Chai’s calendar includes lectures, children’s plays with Jewish themes, concerts and workshops. Hear my interview...

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The Personality Behind the Simcha Hall – BITE SIZE

May 17, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

You might think that the Simcha Hall located in the Old City overlooking the Kotel Plaza carries its name because it is a party venue. After getting to know the Holtzberg family, you will quickly learn about Simcha Holtzberg, the patriarch of the family and the role he played in the history of the State...

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The Countdown to the 6-Day War Video Project – BITE SIZE

May 10, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

There are lots of exciting events and projects going on in Jerusalem in honor of the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s unification. Today, I met with an old friend Simone Katz, Chief Marketing officer at Jerusalem U and had the pleasure of hearing about Jerusalem U and it’s new videos project called “The Countdown to the...

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Will The International Jerusalem YMCA Open This Summer? – BITE SIZE

April 5, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

It is a question that tourists and locals have been asking since the 90’s…When will the YMCA Sports Complex open on King David St? Rumor has it that it has been ready to open for 3 years so what has taken so long? Hear my interview with Rena Sared Health & Wellness Director at the...

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The Story Behind Let’s Bench – BITE SIZE

March 29, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

One of the easiest ways to personalize a Bar or Bat Mitzva or a special event is to create a custom bencher (Bircon). With today’s technology the personalization options are so much more advanced. I had the pleasure of meeting Daniel Laufer one of the founders of Let’s Bench based in Jerusalem and to hear...

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Jerusalem’s Newest Luxury Hotel & Party Venue – BITE SIZE

March 1, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

If you have walked down to the end of Emek Refaim lately, just across from the First Station, then you have seen the new Isrotel Orient being built. As it gets closer to completion, I took a behind the scenes tour to find out what will make it so special and why the hotel already...

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

February 8, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

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
By: Joanna Shebson

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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