Monthly Archives: December 2015

Everything you wanted to know about Bar and Bat Mitzvahs but ….

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/features/1.673307 One of the oldest Jewish jokes is about the 13-year-old boy who takes the podium at the front of his synagogue to recite his bar mitzvah speech. ‘Today I am a fountain pen,’ he says.* Marty Friedlander Haaretz Contributor

Posted in Uncategorized

An Alternative Hanukkah Tour of Israel

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/travel/tourist-tip-of-the-day/1.632288?date=1450254398927 An Alternative Hanukkah Tour of Israel: From Hasmonean Archaeology to Turtles Six ideas for places to go and see where the Hanukkah spirit all began (or tastes like). Marty Friedlander Here’s an idea for the intrepid reveler: This year,

Posted in Uncategorized