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A little short of green this Sukkot? Do rising sukkah construction costs have you down? Maybe you don’t have the space for a sukkah. Or due to a total lack of engineering skills, your shaky chateau is just not happening.

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Traveling North: Eyal Golan (above) and Kobi Peretz, along with 16,000 Hasidim, made the trek from Israel to Ukraine for Rosh Hashanah.

Holiday Pilgrimage for Israeli Rockers

A small group of Israel’s top entertainers returned home after Rosh Hashanah from a traditional holiday pilgrimage — to Ukraine.

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A Quick Burial For Goldstone’s Report on Gaza

Israeli and American diplomats came to the United Nations not to praise the Goldstone Report, but to bury it. And unlike Marc Antony in his eulogy for Julius Caesar, they meant it.

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President? Ousted and exiled President Manuel Zelaya recently snuck back into Honduras in a bid to regain his office. The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs sides with his successor.

Jewish Groups Take Sides in Honduran Strife

The recent return of Honduras’s ousted and expelled president to his country is not an issue in which the Jewish stakes are clear or obvious. But Jewish groups are nonetheless taking sides over the turmoil roiling the Central American country and over the Obama administration’s stand on developments there.

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Therapy by Numbers

It’s long been known that psychotherapy has Jewish roots, but “speed shrinking” is something even Freud probably never tried. This trend in treatment, modeled after a new novel — and the ‘“speed dating” phenomenon — came to life at a recent event in Manhattan, where party-goers met with a string of advice-givers for three minutes each.

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