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Israeli Jeweler Goes International

The fashion industry in Israel has boomed over the past decade, providing countless designers a platform to share their vision and inspiration. This in turn has not only brought international recognition to the artists but also to Israel. HotCrown Jewelry owned my Ginat and Yisgav Moyal is a prime example. With over twelve thousand likes… Read more »

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Puerto Rico’s Jews Find Safe Haven

About 2 years ago I had the pleasure of visiting Puerto Rico and after listening to numerous friends share their stories about the island’s enchanting beauty I was ready to embark on my own journey and take in everything Puerto Rico had to offer.   As I stepped out of our taxi,  I was instantly… Read more »

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Why Stand in Solidarity?

It didn’t take long for thousands to stand in solidarity with victims of the  Orlando terror attack, targeting the LGBT community. Countless individuals took to social media honoring the victims and their loved ones. Yet what happened to the  LGBT community when the  media shifted its attention? Did they receive a shift in support, only to see it plummet back down? What  are some challenges they continue to face? In… Read more »

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Are You Jewish?

This is the number one question I am often asked while attending various Jewish Happy Hours within Atlanta. This of course, followed by the infamous line, “I didn’t know there were Persian Jews.” After dropping a few statistics,  recounting my family’s own journey to the States, and stating what synagogue we attend, just for reassurance, I can’t help but think are American Jews really… Read more »