Indiana Jew: Josh Bernstein is "Digging for the Truth"
Josh Bernstein is the wide-brim hat-wearing, khaki-clad host of The History Channel’s hit television show “Digging for the Truth,” and while his televised search for archeological adventure has brought comparisons to the movie hero “Indiana Jones,” his real-life story is more wandering Jew.
Jews & Tattoos: What’s a Rabbi to Do?
- Although no statistics are available for Jewish college students, the American Academy of Dermatology states that tattoos are more common today than ever before.
So when Jewish students consider a tattoo, they often turn to their Hillel rabbi for advice. Usually, it's not what they expected.What Every Anxious Parent Needs to Know
- Do you have a parent suffering from college admissions anxiety? With college admission growing more and more competitive, it’s no surprise that many parents are worried they will do something to compromise their children’s chances of getting into top colleges. Here is some advice to help squelch those fears.
Reality Bites: Aviv Melmed
- What if you had the opportunity to be a star on an MTV reality TV show and had a chance at winning $125,000? What if it cramming nine weeks of schoolwork into four and leaving everything behind to travel halfway across the world?
Twenty-one year-old Ohio State University student Aviv Melmed had that chance and she took it, if only by a fluke.
After her younger brother Alon decided to check out an MTV casting call in their hometown of Columbus, Ohio, Melmed found herself tagging along.
"I think my brother needed a ride," she joked. "But then they ended up calling me back and not him."
Though initially skeptical of the opportunity, Melmed was whisked off for two months in Australia during the fall of 2005 to appear as one of 12 "fresh meat" rookies competing against 12 MTV Road Rules and Real World alumni on "The Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Fresh Meat."
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