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Ryan E. Smith

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Oh Brother, Here Art Thou

I used to think that becoming a man was a big deal. After all, isn’t that the point of a bar mitzvah? Today I am a man, and all that? Following ...
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I scream, you scream, we all scream for … Mexican kosher ice cream?

For the last two years, I’ve looked at the banner on the side of a wall at a Reseda strip mall and wondered: What does it mean?
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My RV and Me

Jewish summer camp is great ... at least, that’s what I hear.
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The Israeli in me

A little Israeli lives in each of us. Sometimes you just have to look really hard.
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Endless Falafebilities!: Northridge Restaurant Pushes the Culinary Envelope

There are only so many ways to prepare falafel — that most Israeli of treats — right?
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