David Ben-Gurion, known as the founder of the State of Israel, has been the subject of many books. His latest biographer is Tom Segev, an Israeli historian, author and journalist who is associated with Israel’s New Historians, a group challenging many of the country’s traditional narratives.…
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Americans don’t have nearly the appreciation that Israelis do for quiche. In the States, it’s an unimaginative brunch addition that never really shines. But in Israel, it’s the star of many lunch tables and an incredible dairy dinner. Not to mention Shavuot, which could literally be called t…
Two new services for cancer patients and survivors will soon be available through the Jewish Community Center.
This story originally appeared on The Nosher.
Friday, February 14, 2020
(JTA) — It’s not just “yiddo.” The Oxford English Dictionary has just added a slew of Jewish-themed and Yiddish terms, some of which are sure to offend.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Perhaps you have worked with one of your parents in a family business. Did you find that satisfying? Grating? Routine?
Monday, February 10, 2020
(JTA) — When Adam Sandler was shut out of this year’s Academy Award nominations for “Uncut Gems,” the Oscars lost out on the chance to have an acceptance speech as hilarious as the one Sandler delivered Saturday at the Independent Film Spirit Awards.
Friday, February 07, 2020
Rochelle Brandvein, owner of Brandvein-Aaranson Public Relations, a 30-year-old PR agency, will now solely handle nonprofits and companies with a philanthropic arm or foundation. Her company specializes in publicity, copywriting and creative services. Brandvein attends Congregation Shaare Emeth.
Lately, the guitar seems to be taking center stage.
Fred Rogers wasn’t Jewish, but his philosophy of respect for others comes right out of the Torah. Mr. Rogers’ mantra — “Won’t you be my neighbor” — will also be on full display at the 2020 Songleader Boot Camp (SLBC) Feb. 16 to 18, presented by the Jewish Community Center.
Spoiler alert! See Ben Zauzmer’s Oscar predictions at the bottom of this article.
Monday, February 03, 2020
(JTA) — Adam Sandler and his Happy Madison Productions company will make four more movies with Netflix.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
I’m here to report on the musings of life.
A deeply affecting production at the New Jewish Theater of “My Name is Asher Lev” compellingly paints a vivid picture of the clash between a revered Hasidic rabbi and his artistic prodigy son, whose God given gifts are both brilliant and blasphemous.
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