Posts Tagged ‘ anti-semitism ’

The Jewish Photographer Who Got Marilyn Monroe to Jump

August 5, 2014
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The Jewish Photographer Who Got Marilyn Monroe to Jump

Albert Einstein. Alfred Hitchcock. Marilyn Monroe. Salvador Dalí.  These celebrities are just a few of those captured in iconic portraits by Riga-born Jewish photographer Philippe Halsman during his storied career shooting covers for Life magazine throughout the 1950s and 60s. A brilliant technician gifted with the acumen for revealing the inner life of his subjects,…

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How Not to Sell Christianity to the Jews

July 10, 2014
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How Not to Sell Christianity to the Jews

The name “London Jews’ Society” might conjure up images of proper Brits at a Hadassah…

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The Saga of the Wandering Jew

March 20, 2014
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Have you watered your Wandering Jew? The popular spiderwort, as you may know, is a…

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The Anti-Semitic Origins of “Hip Hip Hooray”?

January 21, 2014
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Three cheers for the bat mitzvah girl! Hip…

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Anti-Semitic Hatemail Never Looked This Good

December 3, 2013
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Hatemail is probably the most bizarre book to ever…

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Hitler’s Jewish Psychic

November 20, 2013
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hanussen

“I see victory for you. It cannot be…

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Polish Catholic Brothers and a Village’s Unsavory Past

October 29, 2013
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The past might never be dead, but just…

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“The Lottery” & The Jews

October 21, 2013
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“The Lottery” might be the most famous American short…

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J.R.R. Tolkien: Not A Jew

October 16, 2013
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In 1938 J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit was achieving great…

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From German Universities Straight to the Black South

September 23, 2013
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scholars

The story of American Jews helping Southern blacks is well…

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Stravinsky the Anti-Semite

September 2, 2013
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Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring is an odd piece that’s…

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The Very Worst Week in Wales

August 19, 2013
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Wales is famous for being the home of…

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