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Goings On About Town

yoav@negevdirect.com 01/05/2011

If it works as a column for The New Yorker, it can work for Negev Direct and Beersheva. So here’s something that happened today, both in and near Beersheva. Ben Gurion University is located…

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Mind The Gender Gap

yoav@negevdirect.com 12/14/2010

Here’s some rather unpleasant news. Ace reporter Jane Eisner of The Forward finds that women continue to lag behind men in both representation and compensation in Jewish communal organizations. The Forward’s second annual survey of…

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Stop the Press! Forward Names Surman Associate Publisher

yoav@negevdirect.com 12/02/2010

The Forward, America’s most influential Jewish weekly newspaper and website, has appointed Barry S. Surman associate publisher. In his position, Surman will be responsible for growing both the print and digital revenues of the Forward…

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The Global Day of Jewish Learning

yoav@negevdirect.com 11/03/2010

What: The Global Day of Jewish Learning When: 11.7.10 About: “On November 7, 2010, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz will complete his monumental translation and commentary on the Talmud. His mission has been to give Jewish…

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