Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen

February 28, 2013
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ladies-and-gentlemen

Before he recorded “Suzanne” or “Hallelujah” or retreated to a Zen Monastery on Mt. Baldy for 5 years, Leonard Cohen was the subject of Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen, a 1965 documentary that offers a rare glimpse into the prosaic meanderings of a great artist before his peak. Born into a prominent…

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The Kubbeh Project

February 27, 2013
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naama-and-itamar

During the first 3 weeks of March, Tel Aviv-based chef Itamar Lewensohn will serve up…

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The Most Popular Jewish Picture

February 26, 2013
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vilna-gaon-art

Twentieth-century Jewish-American homes tended to have one thing in common: a Jewish National Fund blue…

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Dr. Giovanni: Jewish Pickpocket Supreme

February 25, 2013
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giovanni

A recent New Yorker profile of contemporary pickpocket Apollo…

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Video: Chicago Does “Gangnam Style” Purim

February 23, 2013
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Gangname Style in Chicago

Just when we thought the “Gangnam Style” spoofs were…

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Ad D’lo Yada Between This Way, That Way, Or That

February 22, 2013
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amir-benayoun

You may be familiar with ad d’lo yada, the…

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Unterzakhn: The Graphic Novel

February 21, 2013
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unterzakhn

In the beginning, there was the Lower East Side –…

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Bernard Malamud, The Clumsy Teenage Writer

February 20, 2013
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bernard-malamud

Before he wrote The Fixer and won the Pulitzer Prize, Bernard…

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Video: A Millenial Becomes a Man

February 19, 2013
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bar-mitzvah-oy

Daniel’s becoming a man! With the help of…

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“I UNPLUG TO . . . cuddle”

February 19, 2013
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unplug-shabbat

Being connected 24/7 is practically a requirement for…

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Whatever Happened to Those Jewish Student Radicals?

February 18, 2013
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jsps2

It’s no secret that Jews were disproportionately involved…

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The Woman Who Smuggled Children From the Ghetto

February 15, 2013
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irena-sendler1

When Nazi tanks rolled into Warsaw in 1939,…

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