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Brief, smart, fun look at items from the lighter side of Jewish news. We've got reasons to smile!

Brief, smart, fun look at items from the lighter side of Jewish news. We've got reasons to smile!
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United States

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Brief, smart, fun look at items from the lighter side of Jewish news. We've got reasons to smile!

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English


Episodes

JNewsLight - 24 March 2008

3/23/2008
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Click here to listen to the six-minute program, anytime. Stories reported: Matzo company hiccups; Kosher from China (1, 2); Shin Bet spies for blog recruits; Israeli singer climbs charts with boost from Apple ad; Hollywood execs tune in to Israeli TV; Britney gets Kabbalah tattoo removed (1, 2).

Duration:00:06:10

JNewsLight - 25 February 2008

2/25/2008
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Click to listen to the six-minute program, anytime. Stories reported: The Year of Living Biblically (1, 2); Bible rapper infuses Jewish education with his rhymes (story, site); Subliminal's Zionist message; Singles' site combines online profiles with the personal fixup; Singer adds unusual touch to circumcision ritual.

Duration:00:06:02

JNewsLight - 21 January 2008

1/20/2008
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Click on the link above to listen to the seven-minute program, anytime. whyhowStories reported: Historic matzo factory for sale (1, 2); Parent of dating sites looks for a match; Selling falafel to Eskimos; NASCAR driver refuels Jewish pride on birthright; Friedman to star in movie.

Duration:00:06:54

JNewsLight - 24 December 2007

12/23/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the six-minute program, anytime. PleasewhyhowStories reported: In Tel Aviv, don't judge bus depot by the awful building; Hava Nagilah is back, again (video, article, artist); You Don't Mess with the Zohan; Offensive landsman.

Duration:00:06:07

JNewsLight - 28 November 2007

11/27/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the five-minute program, anytime. JNewsLight cannot continue production without your word of mouth support. Please tell friends why and how you listen. Stories reported: World's most expensive bagel; 120 years in Joburg; Seinfeld visits Israel; Rae of sunshine.

Duration:00:05:00

JNewsLight - 7 November 2007

11/6/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the six-minute program, anytime. Stories reported: In Jews, Indian-Americans see a role model in activism; The Tribe hits #1 on iTunes (story, site); 'Perfect Me' (article, video); New kosher energy drink. Please help us to continue and grow: tell friends why and how you listen

Duration:00:06:27

JNewsLight - 1 October 2007

9/30/2007
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Click on the link above to hear the six-minute program, anytime. why and how Stories reported: Crocs rule as Yom Kippur shoe; Kiev artist builds shuls; 10 Impressive synagogues to inspire prayer; Ambassador Madonna??; Dylan attends Yom Kippur services.

Duration:00:05:44

JNewsLight - 7 September 2007

9/6/2007
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Click on the link above to listen the the seven-minute program, anytime! Stories reported: American idol: Moses; Prescribing surfboards for peace; Obama-kes; For kosher emergencies, manna from a machine (find the full text at your library); Why geeky Jewish males are suddenly hot property; Suspense builds around Brewers' Braun.

Duration:00:07:11

JNewsLight - 17 August 2007

8/16/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the six-minute program, anytime! Stories reported: America goes kosher; Ubiquitous snack of harmony; Judaism on rye; A chance to sample diversity. Please tell friends about us, explain why and how to listen. Some folks still don't understand...

Duration:00:06:29

JNewsLight - 27 July 2007

7/26/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the six-minute program. Stories reported: A Jewish summer getaway; '70s rebel gets a new gig; Jewish TV making waves in Ukraine; Eco-kosher movement aims to heed tradition, conscience; Ice to see you. Please tell friends about the program, explain how easy it is to listen!

Duration:00:06:28

JNewsLight - 6 July 2007

7/5/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the five-minute program, anytime! Stories reported: Sexy photo spread sparks outrage, but shifts the lens from violence and war; Jewish books: Star search; Drescher considers political career; Portman names baby gorilla.

Duration:00:05:00

JNewsLight - 15 June 2007

6/14/2007
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Click on the link above to hear the six-minute program, anytime. Listen right on the computer. You don't need an iPod. Stories reported: When e-shopping for Torahs, beware of biblical lemons; Spain connects with Jewish history via Sephardic routes; The book of the people. Please take a moment to tell friends about JNewsLight. This kind of content could never be heard on mainstream media.

Duration:00:06:33

JNewsLight - 28 May 2007

5/28/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the five-minute program, anytime. Stories reported: Frank Lloyd Wright-designed synagogue designated historic landmark; Comic strip strives to sound universal note; ‘Jewtopia’ filthy, repetitive, crude and wickedly funny; Jewish AM radio station goes on air. Please help us grow: take time to tell friends about JNewsLight and how easy it is to listen, anytime, online, no iPod needed. Thanks!

Duration:00:05:11

JNewsLight - 4 May 2007

5/3/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the six-minute newscast, anytime. Stories reported: Gentiles are looking for love on Jewish dating sites; As Rome's ghetto becomes hip, Jewish residents squeezed out; The profits of peace; Edinburgh's Jews praise German kosher baker; Tel Aviv plans 'walk of fame' for Jewish entertainers. Is there someone you could tell about JNewsLight right now? Friend, relative, neighbor, teacher, rabbi? Thanks for helping.

Duration:00:06:24

JNewsLight - 19 April 2007

4/19/2007
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Click on the link above to listen, anytime. Stories reported: How Israel saved Intel; Miss Jewish World?; Unveiling Jewish athletes' lost past; Jewish star shines anew.

Duration:00:05:50

JNewsLight - 6 April 2007

4/6/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the four-minute program, anytime. No iPod or special equipment needed, just a computer with sound. Stories reported: Marijuana not kosher for Passover; Top 50 rabbis in America; Great Jewish Hope deserves a championship bout. Please take some time to tell friends about JNewsLight.

Duration:00:03:54

JNewsLight - 19 March 2007

3/19/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the seven-minute program, anytime. Stories reported: Iranian Jew elected in Beverly Hills; Philistines, but less and less Philistine; Israeli company discovers new energy source; Virtual sanctuary (virtual matzoh); DiCaprio and Israeli supermodel girlfriend spark near riots in Jerusalem (9MSN, VOA); Israel tackles a new football league. Please help us grow: think of people you could email right now and tell about JNewsLight. Explain that they don't...

Duration:00:08:05

JNewsLight - 6 March 2007

3/6/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the program, anytime, no iPod or special equipment needed. Stories reported: Jefferson: the first Jewish president?; Launch of his book in N.Y. symbolizes Peres’ long career; Koolanoo - Jewish MySpace gets $3M (story, JNewsLight at Koolanoo); Google celebrates Purim; Gold-medal skater embraces her Jewish roots; National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame announces 2007 inductees; Jews celebrate on Oscar night with a handful of small victories. Is there...

Duration:00:08:00

JNewsLight - 21 February 2007

2/20/2007
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Click on the link above to listen, anytime. Stories reported: Argentina's last Jewish cowboys; New congregations see 'net results in communication and cost savings; 2,000-year-old date seed grows in the Arava; Kosher restaurants flourish in Rome; Renovated Jewish Historical Museum opens in Amsterdam; Winning Jews. If your organization is ready for a professionally-produced podcast of its own, write yourpodcaster [at] gmail [dot] com.

Duration:00:08:44

JNewsLight - 22 January 2007

2/8/2007
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Click on the link above to listen to the six-minute program, anytime. Stories reported: Maccabi seeks Jewish athletes; Newcomers get a warm welcome in Winnipeg (About Sam); Seinfeld realtor gets hers; Britney and Isaac. If your organization is ready for a webcast of its own, contact yourpodcaster [at] gmail [dot] com.

Duration:00:06:02