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JC Dragons Den 2011

June 28, 2011
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Highlights of the fourth annual JC Dragons Den, at the LJCC.

Filmed and edited by Chris Burton.

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The Saturdays wish a barmitzvah boy Mazel Tov

By Jennifer Lipman, June 23, 2011
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Stars from Louise Redknapp to Olly Murs and the girlband The Saturdays have helped make sure Scott Simon's barmitzvah will be an unforgettable event. Find out who else wished the Stanmore schoolboy a hearty mazel tov on this special occasion.

The video was made by Scott's aunt, filmmaker Lucie Hass.

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Professor Poliakoff on Primo Levi and the periodic table

June 16, 2011
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Britain's science ambassador discussed the chemist and acclaimed writer Primo Levi

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The Shavuot Song: Stay Up All Night

By Jennifer Lipman, June 7, 2011
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Hot on the heels of the Maccabeats, a Shavuot ditty from a group called Rebbetzin Tap

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My big fat Jewish lego wedding

By Jennifer Lipman, June 1, 2011
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A traditional Jewish wedding - but with a difference. Watch Lego characters Rachmi and Yudit as they tie the knot, in a film made by Australian Menachem Aron.

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The best batmitzvah video you will ever see

May 24, 2011
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A musical number to Usher's OMG, marking the batmitzvah ceremonies of Londoners September Bliss and Tiger Lily Beck.

Think you've seen a better video? Email jenniferlipman@thejc.com with your suggestions

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Time to reclaim the bagel

By Jennifer Lipman, May 23, 2011
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A new campaign wants you to help "reclaim the bagel".

Find out more here or follow the efforts on Twitter.

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Yes, this is the world's biggest falafel

By Jennifer Lipman, May 17, 2011

A new world record has been set. Chefs at a Jewish event in California sweated in the kitchen to create a falafel that weighed nearly 53 pounds, stood at 12.5 inches tall and was nearly four foot in circumference.

"It's unbelievable," chef Dawn Walker proudly told the Los Angeles Daily News.

Video: New York Post

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Dancing in the streets of Jerusalem

By Jennifer Lipman, May 9, 2011
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Israelis of all backgrounds- new olim, sabras, religious, secular, old and young - make a song and dance in honour of Israel's 63rd birthday. Video by Aish.com

Visit the JC's dedicated Israel 63 page here

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Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, May 4, 2011
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Watch the moment, on May 14 1948, when Israel was declared a state by David Ben Gurion.

Visit the JC's dedicated Israel 63 page here

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