Archive for April 4th, 2012

April 4th, 2012 - 7:54 pm § in Misc.

PESACH: From Kiafeng to Jerusalem, 挑筋教 A Jewish Woman’s Return to Home סיית יהודייה

Shoshana Li, a descendant of the Jewish community of Kaifeng, China, recently made aliyah and married an American Jewish immigrant to Israel. The wedding was organized by the Shavei Israel organization CLOCKME for video. The Kaifeng Jews are members of a small Jewish community that has existed in Ka[...]

April 4th, 2012 - 9:17 am § in Jews, Misc.

Women in The Jewish Bible

Men in the Bible – such as Abraham, Moses, King David – are often well-developed characters playing a central role in complex stories. But, more and more authors are focusing on the women of the Bible – developing their characters and giving them a stronger voice. April 13, 2011 Fa[...]

April 4th, 2012 - 12:00 am § in Misc.

Death of the Cent

Canada Gets Rid of the Penny The Royal Canadian Mint will end production of the penny this fall thanks to Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s austerity budget, and he told reporters Friday that the coins are a “nuisance.” “The penny is a currency without any currency in Canada, a[...]