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Nu, how much money?

Mazal tov! Here is a genius website I have to share, for Israeli celebration-goers in doubt of how much of a gift to give (Hebrew-only): KamaKesef? My favorite part is that the ‘submit’ button says, “Nu, kama kesef?’ —————— Brought to you by… Do you work closely with money? Do you need new Credit card […]

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'It's time to act.'

My newly-YNet-columnist husband presents us with his account of our Sederot volunteer day a month or so ago. One day of painting a bomb shelter doesn’t make anyone holier-than-thou, but it’s funny to see our words on ynetnews.com: ‘It’s time to act’ Ronen and Elisheva, a young couple who immigrated to Israel two years ago, […]

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City feature: Sederot

Volunteering I’m a bit tired of always saying how good it would be to volunteer ’round these parts. Since I’ve been here, my newspaper has delivered the disengagement, Kassams in Sederot, Katyushas and war in the North, and Kassams in Sederot. We went down to Sederot today to volunteer with Lev Echad, which is an […]

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Free calls to Israel!?

UPDATE: Apparently the site I reviewed below is now defunct. This page gets a lot of traffic so I thought I’d help out by saying that Skype is a decent option and so is Israel’s very own JaJah. I have friends who use Rebtel, which I find a little convoluted. Google Talk is my main […]

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Israel activism 2.0

What happened to the good old days, when you’d stay up until 4:30 a.m. in the Hillel office designing posters and copying fliers for the next morning’s defending-Israel rally? Well, as times change, it seems things get easier. Or at least more organized. StandWithUs is an organization dedicated to defending and promoting Israel and her […]

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Calling all Orange customers –

If you’re an Orange user, your calls between 9:30pm-3am can be free from Dec 7 – Dec 13. Dial *3322 from your Orange phone. Press 1 for Hebrew, and then after the explanation when you get more choices, press 1. There will be another message which will then cut off, and you’re done. (Thanks, BY)

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Art show opening in Jerusalem.

Joy Langer‘s art show: A chance to see some incredibly original art;A chance to meet a friendly, experienced artist;A pretty cool down-to-earth place to take a date;Something to do on a lazy Friday afternoon… Here are the details: Joy Langer Putting The Pieces Together Opening Reception Friday December 1st, 2006, 12:30pm Closing Date: 27.12.06 Liquid […]

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Internships in Israel.

Want to come to Israel this summer? Want to build your resume? Want to gain hands-on experience in your field of choice? Yavneh Olami is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Summer Internship Program 2006! Program highlights include: * Job and housing placement in Jerusalem * Shabbatonim * Weekly shiurim […]