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Things to Do for Hannukah: From a New Novel to a New Radio Station

By Barry, published on Dec 13, 2006

Many Angelenos will start celebrating Hannukah this coming Friday. Here are a few interesting ideas for things to do. For those of you who feel like brushing up on your holiday cooking (and being a little of a couch latke), you might want to check out the Food Network's Sara's Secrets on Thursday December 14th at 10:00am. The show will offer some easy recipes, including Red-Wine Braised Beef Brisket with Horseradish Sauce and Aunt Rifka's Apple Fritters. For those of you caught in 405 traffic on your way to the menorah lighting, you can get into the holiday spirit by tuning into XM Satellite... (more)

Tags: music, israel, traffic

Gift Ideas for the Jewish New Year

By Barry, published on Sep 18, 2006

The Jewish community of Los Angeles is gearing up for the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah starts this coming Friday. Although gift giving is more associated with Hannuka, it never hurts to start off the new year with a special token for a friend or relative. Here are three interesting ideas: It's based on only a few lines from the Bible that are read in synagogues during the Jewish New Year, but the new biblical novel THE SONG OF HANNAH offers readers a 288-page tale of love, jealousy, revenge and redemption. The book, by Eva Etzioni-Halevy follows the lives of Hannah and Pninah. Once close... (more)

Tags: los angeles, california

Palm Springs Day Tripper

By Barry, published on Aug 23, 2006

If you ever wanted to escape L.A. for just the day, you might want to consider heading east on the 10... destination Palm Springs. Within just two hours, you'll find yourself in a desert paradise. In order to get the most of your trip, try to leave by at least 10am and plan on getting back past midnight. A great first stop is the outlying resort city of Indio. There you'll find the world famous Shield's Date Farm. Their date shake is a must! Next, you'll want to head to El Paseo Drive in Palm Desert. El Paseo Drive is often referred to as the "Rodeo Drive of the Desert". There you'll find a... (more)

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El Al Launches Direct Flights from Los Angeles to Tel Aviv

By Barry, published on Jul 21, 2006

Getting to Israel from Los Angeles will be a lot easier. Israel's El Al Airlines will now be offering the only nonstop service between Los Angeles and Tel Aviv. The inaugural flight will take place on Sunday, July 23rd. The flights, which will take about 14 1/2 hours, will operate three times a week on Boeing 777 aircraft. The planes feature personal TV screens at every seat. At a press conference held at the Luxe Hotel in Bel Air, El Al's Chairman Izzy Borovich expressed excitement about his company's new venture. He says Los Angeles is an important gateway for El Al. "There is not just a large... (more)

Tags: los angeles, miami, israel

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