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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Who Hid the Chametz?

March 29, 2012
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In the weeks before Passover begins, the search for chametz can be all-consuming. Some people get intense with their spring cleaning–de-crumbing kitchen furniture with toothpicks, shaking out every book in the house for breadcrumbs. While this might not sound like fun, there’s a game inspired by the practice that is. Chametz: The Search Is On is a…

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Passover in Ethiopia

March 28, 2012
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Now this is what it means to be free. In 1977, the Israeli government began airlifting the…

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Jews and Muslims Vs. Nazis

March 26, 2012
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In 1942, a young man named Younes is caught between a rock and a hard…

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Aliens in the Bible?

March 23, 2012
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The earliest writings of Merkavah mysticism date back to the…

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Hard to Hear

March 22, 2012
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“Being the hearing child of deaf parents,” says…

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Bumble-Ardy

March 21, 2012
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The children’s author Maurice Sendak recently released Bumble-Ardy, the first book…

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The Slam Poet Goes to Israel

March 19, 2012
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“In the beginning was the word,” says Bob Holman,…

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The Art’s in the Saltshaker

March 16, 2012
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Eva Zeisel (1906-2011) was trained as a fine artist in…

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Letters from the Dead

March 15, 2012
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Imagine spying on letters written by other people–young…

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It’s Hip to Be Square

March 14, 2012
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Most people have a definite mental image of…

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What Freedom Looks Like

March 13, 2012
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The Katz Family Haggadah, at first glance, is deceptively…

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Sexy Geeks

March 12, 2012
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What makes a man? Today, the word “manly”…

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