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Must Have: Plush Dolls from Plushood

Must Have: Plush Dolls from Plushood
By June 27, 2008

Meet the neighbors of Plushood, a series of Israeli plush dolls created by industrial designer Shlomi Schillinger and illustrator/designer Tamar "TAM" Moshkovitz. Joske, Vigo, Miss Moss, Jose, Pinto, and Dolores may not always get along, but they're always a ton … Read More

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From God’s Mouth to Your Stomach: 6 Biblical Cookbooks

From God’s Mouth to Your Stomach: 6 Biblical Cookbooks
By June 26, 2008

Our recent chat with Garry Torres of Food for life has gotten us thinking about biblical food. Is there a biblical food movement? Can we recreate the foods of the ancients in our own homes? Should we? We did a … Read More

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5 Jewish Wedding Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

5 Jewish Wedding Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)
By June 25, 2008

Ah, wedding season: Weekends fill up with nuptials as our friends and relatives (and maybe even a few of us) march down the aisle and get hoisted up on chairs to wave napkins and hope they don't get dropped. Weddings … Read More

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Must Have: The Ultimate Beanbag from YogiPoof

Must Have: The Ultimate Beanbag from YogiPoof
By June 20, 2008

As a college student, I can truly appreciate the beanbag, that wonderful invention you can throw around your basement or dorm room, providing no fuss, comfy seating. But beanbags don’t have to be the ugly blobs that many people associate … Read More

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Documenting the Lives of Female Israeli Army Soldiers

Documenting the Lives of Female Israeli Army Soldiers
By June 17, 2008

All images from Serial No. 3817131 by Rachel Papo from powerHouse Books, with commentary from the book. From the forward by Charles Traub: Marching on and on. Drilling to maddening commands. Would anyone who ever served want to repeat this … Read More

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One Day, One Brazilian McDonald’s, A Whole Lotta Kosher McNuggets

One Day, One Brazilian McDonald’s, A Whole Lotta Kosher McNuggets
By June 16, 2008

Why was this Sunday night different from all other nights for the Jews of Sao Paulo, Brazil? On all other nights, those Jews eat neither Big Macs, nor Happy Meals. But last night, they feasted on both! For the second … Read More

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Must Have: Israel’s Famous Gittabags

Must Have: Israel’s Famous Gittabags
By June 13, 2008

Parenthood can often mean the sacrifice of fashion in favor of functionality, with moms more likely to be seen sporting unsightly diaper bags and stroller packs than fancy-shmancy designer purses. Israeli designer and mother of four Hagit Neeman-Gorni is familiar … Read More

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How To: Train at Temple and Get in Ship Shape at Shul

How To: Train at Temple and Get in Ship Shape at Shul
By June 12, 2008

We all know that working out it is good for you in a myriad of different ways: It lowers the risk of everything from diabetes to depression to dementia to erectile dysfunction. Physical wellness should be important to all of … Read More

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