Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2012«

Stay home and watch an Israeli movie

October 28, 2012

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To watch Israeli films via streaming video you’ll need a credit card, a computer, and high speed broadband internet service (faster is definitely better). If your computer is connected to a high definition television you can watch Israeli movies from the comfort of your sofa, armchair, or in bed. And though this service is offered […]

Jewish books: The Middlesteins – New York NY | Examiner.com

October 24, 2012

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via examiner.com Two years ago obesity overtook smoking as the leading cause of preventable death and disease in America according to a study in the American Journal of Preventable Medicine. Williamsburg, Brooklyn resident and Chicago native Jami Attenberg‘s third novel, The Middlesteins, published yesterday by Grand Central Publishing, explores how one woman’s morbid obesity affects her […]

Jerusalem Cookbook authors book talk in Park Slope tonight

October 24, 2012

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via examiner.com Yotam Ottolenghi, author of Plenty and an Israeli, and Sami Tamimi, co-owner of the Ottolenghi restaurants and a Palestinian, were both born in Jerusalem in the same year and are now co-authors of Jerusalem, A Cookbook.

Three Israel talks in Brooklyn – New York NY | Examiner.com

October 15, 2012

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via examiner.com Ambassador Oren’s will be the first of three talks in the next thirty days in Brooklyn synagogues about Israel by knowledgable speakers.

Question One, documentary about SSM ballot initiative, premieres in NY 10/19/12

October 5, 2012

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via examiner.com “The film portrays the two sides of the 2009 campaign without taking sides. The filmmakers spent the duration of the campaign embedded in both sides’ war rooms and strategy sessions and documented the private thoughts, insights, fears and conflicts expressed by key leaders as they crafted and created their messages and strategies.”