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Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNS
Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JNS

The 'Mifletzet,' Jerusalem's Monster Slide designed by French artist Niki de Saint Phalle.

Jerusalem gems

You’ve traveled to Israel one, two or three times. You’ve seen the Kotel (Western Wall), taken a tour of the City of David and visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust...

How to…make your own Haggadah

PASSOVER EDITION 5776 SECTION C PAGE 7 THE HEBREW word haggadah means “narration” or “telling.” As the Passover seder’s instruction manual, the Haggadah is the most...

Seven ways to combine costumes and mishloach manot

Groggers, candy and music. A story that involves royalty, a beauty pageant and the antagonist getting hung on a tree. And let’s not forget the costumes. Purim is a...

A date with Israel’s start-up ‘shadchan’

IN 2003, Jeremy Lustman began working at the Washington, DC metro area’s DLA Piper law firm. Young and motivated, he could have never predicted the market crash that...

Chasidic band embraces spirituality, funk, fun

THERE’S 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

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...

Jerry Seinfeld tours Israel for the first time

IN AN episode from Jerry Seinfeld’s latest creation, a web series called “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” Mel Brooks is eating pastrami in Carl Reiner’s living...

Pro-Israel grassroots campus group soars

ACTIVISM. NOT re-activism. Education. Preparation. These are just a few of the mantras a new pro-Israel organization uses to encourage participation. Fast-growing...

After decades of IOC silence, slain Israeli athletes get recognition

“WE HAVE given the best years of our lives to remember — to remember the tragedy of what happened . . . Now we are starting to see some light from all of our...

Does working out keep you Jewish?

FOR Daphna Krupp, her daily workout (excluding Shabbat) at the Jewish Community Center (JCC or “J”) of Greater Baltimore has become somewhat of a ritual. She not only...