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Chava Tombosky is a screen-writer, an award winning independent film producer, and the author of a Blog entitled "My Big Fat Jewish Life". Chava is also a noted lecturer and offers her listeners a refreshingly honest and down to earth perspective on Judaism and Torah values. She is currently working on figuring out what the meaning of life is. To see her films on the subject check out: https://www.facebook.com/lifemeanswhats?ref=hl

ARTICLES BY: Chava Tombosky


March 20, 2014 7:37 am
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Finding Our Own Garden of Eden (VIDEO)

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish holiday of the New Year, corresponds to the sixth day of creation, and the moment when the first pair of humans...

February 12, 2013 10:47 am
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Do Heroes Exist, The Lance Armstrong Syndrome

When I heard about Lance Armstrong's recent Oprah interview it got me thinking deeply about heroism and our society's obsession with making people into perfect...

December 26, 2012 8:40 am
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Refusing to Get Caught Up in Sandy Hook: Good or Bad?

Today I was chatting with a colleague of mine who was adamant that he did not want to write, read or comment on the Sandy...

October 17, 2012 7:47 pm
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Lost My Phone, Found My Mind

A couple of weeks ago, I woke up to find my phone was gone. I could not remember where in the world I put it....

July 23, 2012 12:45 pm
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We Got This! The Incredible Story of Zoe Feldman (VIDEO)

Walking into the Feldman home, in Agoura Hills, CA, the telltale signs of sickness could frighten any guest. A sign on the front door...

July 16, 2012 2:32 pm
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Saving Children in Uganda by Taking Action (VIDEO)

There are those times when we arrive at a crossroad in our lives where we can decide to use our actions to set a course...

July 8, 2012 6:07 pm
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Can One Repair a Broken heart?

I am not sure how to get over a broken heart. For what is a broken heart, but a deep swelling in your body that...

June 10, 2012 11:52 am
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Come, Make A Film With Me and Discover the Meaning of Life

What is the meaning of life? Why are we all here? Is there purpose to our existence at all?  Human beings have been asking these...

May 23, 2012 12:06 pm
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Breaking the SILENCE: Reaction to Sexual Abuse in Jewish Communities

I have been getting many texts and emails asking me to weigh in on  the latest New York Times article entitled, 'Ultra-Orthodox Shun Their Own',...

May 13, 2012 12:00 pm
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The Defriender: A Short Mother’s Day Film (VIDEO)

This Mother's day wouldn't be the same if we didn't find a way to scoff at the hilarious and ridiculous social age that we live...

April 19, 2012 3:43 pm
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What Do We Really Remember on This Day?

I walked into an apartment not really knowing what to expect.  A tall woman with high cheekbones and kind eyes greeted me at the door....

March 1, 2012 3:35 pm
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Dr. Phil & America’s Fascination with Chassidic Women (VIDEO)

I was invited to attend the Dr. Phil show last week to offer commentary on their feature story about a young and beautiful woman who...

February 20, 2012 12:05 pm
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2012 Los Angeles Herzog Wine Festival, a Night of Elegance and Sophistication

This year's annual International Food & Wine Festival event promised to be even more alluring and more popular than last year's, forcing the Herzog Winery...

February 17, 2012 2:06 pm
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How a Jewish Marine Inspires Freedom

The holiday of Passover reminds us of the Jewish struggle for freedom that happened...

Culture

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Son of ‘Sopranos’ Co-Star Arrested for Vandalizing SUNY Dorm Wi...

The son of actor Michael Imperioli, who played Christopher Moltisanti on HBO's mega-hit series “The Sopranos," was arrested on Wednesday...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister: International ‘War of Legal Attrition’...

A “war of legal attrition” is currently being waged against Israel by foreign entities, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told the...

Middle East

Expert: Possibility of Hezbollah Obtaining Chemical, Biological Weapons Fro...

The possibility that Hezbollah is being equipped with chemical and biological weapons cannot be ruled out in principle, an expert...

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