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By Sharon Szmuc It’s not every day that one gets the chance to sit down with Rabbi Aaron Leibowitz, a very loved, kind and successful man who has created great reform within Jerusalem. He is responsible for redefining Kashrut in Jerusalem, serves as chair of the Nahalaot Community Council, he is part of the Yerushalmim…

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By Sharon Szmuc I encourage everyone to visit Jerusalem and by far the best place for travelers to stay is The Abraham Hostel, a hostel right in the center of Jerusalem just a block away from Machane Yehuda, which has been featured as one of the top ten best hostels in the world for four…

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Pictured: Isaac Hassan By Sharon Szmuc Born in Gibraltar, Isaac Hassan has done business in many places, among the most memorable are London Madrid and San Diego.– until he realized he wanted to live a Jewish life, leading him to Jerusalem. In Gibraltar he studied business administration and worked with several telecommunication companies. In the…

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By Sharon Szmuc Yoga Balagan: There is no better way than to stay relaxed and in shape than going to yoga classes every Tuesday at Gan Sacher. Not only will you meet a large group of Jerusalem 20- and 30-somethings, you’ll also enjoy the breathtaking view of the surrounding neighborhoods as you let your mind…

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By Sharon Szmuc First Station throughout the day is quite a spectacle. You see young people from different parts of the world shopping for handcrafted jewelry at the fair, locals enjoying a beer at the pub or shopping at the organic market, people walking their dogs on the old train tracks, and ice cream shops…

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By Sharon Szmuc             Jerusalem is a city where one walks two blocks and is already found in another neighborhood. Amongst my explorations of Jerusalem, I not only found myself walking through the street where the Prime Minister’s residence is, but I’ve discovered a neighborhood full of young artists, creative minds, hipsters, Jerusalemites, and even…

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