Monthly Archives: November 2010

The New Sound of Sephardim

November 30, 2010
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the new sound of sephardim

For the past five years, the Sephardic Music Festival has showcased everything from folkdance to electronica to hard rock and reggae. This year, the festival will take place during the eight nights of Hanukkah, from December 1-8, in Los Angeles and New York City. But what about those of us in the rest of the world?…

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Leonard Bernstein Up Close

November 29, 2010
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leonard bernstein up close

Some conductors lead the orchestra with a baton or the tips of their fingers. Among…

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Challah Makers’ Local 613

November 26, 2010
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Challah makers

What’s with the Jewish ideal of wanting our kids to be doctors? It seems we’ve…

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Native Americans: The Lost Tribe

November 25, 2010
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NAtive americans the lost tribe

Looking at Jews and Native Americans side by side, you…

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Funny, You Don’t Look Jewish

November 24, 2010
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funny you dont look jewish

Samson Koletkar is a funny guy with a…

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Old Jazz, New Tricks

November 23, 2010
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Ayelet Rose Gottlieb’s smoky voice sounds like it…

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Upping the Dreidel Ante

November 22, 2010
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upping the dreidel ante

Sure, sure–playing dreidel is a centuries-old Jewish tradition, and…

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Soul Music from Black Israelites

November 21, 2010
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soul music from black israelites

Dimona is a small city in the middle…

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An Old and New Holocaust Photo

November 19, 2010
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an old and new holocaust photo

Of the many images that depict Nazi persecution,…

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The Meaning of Life

November 18, 2010
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The meaning of life (a new movie)

What do we believe? Why do we believe…

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Angels Vs. Humans

November 16, 2010
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Angels vs. humans

When you think of angels, you might picture…

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Kafka the Spy

November 15, 2010
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Kafka the spy

An Israeli spy narrowly escapes an assassination in…

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