Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNS
Bollywood comes to Israel
Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNSSep 29, 2022
The story of how a minimally armed unit of Indian soldiers fought and beat the Ottoman army to win Haifa on Sept. 23, 1918, will soon be made into an action-packed,...
First Zionist Congress’ 125th anniversary
Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNSSep 01, 2022
An event marking the 125th anniversary of the First Zionist Congress concluded Monday night, August 29, in Basel, Switzerland with a gala ceremony that brought together...
Iranian Jewish woman gets life-saving treatment in Israel
Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNSFeb 03, 2022
Zehava, an Iranian-Jewish citizen, received treatment for her rare disease in Israel.
Who will be Jerusalem’s next mayor?
Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNSSep 20, 2018
JERUSALEM — The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wants to uproot and replant a tree in Jerusalem, it might require the UN Security Council....
How to…make your own Haggadah
Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNSApr 21, 2016
PASSOVER EDITION 5776 SECTION C PAGE 7 THE HEBREW word haggadah means narration or telling. As the Passover seders instruction manual, the Haggadah is the most...
Seven ways to combine costumes and mishloach manot
Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNSMar 17, 2016
Groggers, candy and music. A story that involves royalty, a beauty pageant and the antagonist getting hung on a tree. And lets not forget the costumes. Purim is a...
A date with Israel’s start-up ‘shadchan’
Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNSMar 03, 2016
IN 2003, Jeremy Lustman began working at the Washington, DC metro areas DLA Piper law firm. Young and motivated, he could have never predicted the market crash that...
Chasidic band embraces spirituality, funk, fun
Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNSJan 28, 2016
THERES NO one label for the deep, spiritual, funky, fun and eclectic tunes of one of the hottest new chasidic funk bands, Zusha. What are we? What are you? asks...
A man’s view of childlessness
Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNSJan 07, 2016
DOZENS IF not hundreds of books have been written about the childlessness of Jewish women and the stories are told from their perspective. But in his recently...