Posts Tagged ‘ immigrants ’

How One Greek Woman is Exposing Golden Dawn’s Neo-Nazi and Fascist Beliefs

March 1, 2016
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Golden Dawn Poster

Five years ago, when journalist and filmmaker Angélique Kourounis began trailing Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party, it wasn’t simply because she wanted to expose the political organization’s neo-Nazi and fascist beliefs—they do that on their own. Kourounis covered them because, for her, it was personal. “My partner in life is…

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The Fascinating Yiddish Origins of “Death of a Salesman”

October 22, 2015
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yiddish death of a salesman

Linda Loman’s famous speech in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman demands that “attention must…

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A New York City Anarchist Named Emma

September 11, 2014
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The 19th-Century Jewish Anarchist Named Emma

A far cry from mallrats sporting Che Guevara t-shirts and pocket manifestos, Emma Goldman was the real…

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Tijuana, Mexico’s Border-Crossing Jewish Kids

May 19, 2014
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tijuana

You might think a New York City family…

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The Jewish Woman Who Invented the Modern Bra

February 14, 2014
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The Jewish Woman Who Invented the Modern Bra

In the 1950s and 60s, Maidenform ran a series of ads with…

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A Post-Soviet Jewish Coffee Chain – in Colorado

January 24, 2014
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Dazbog Coffee

“Flavor as big as Russia!” So proclaims one…

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The Lost Jewish Tribe of China

January 8, 2014
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Kaifeng Jews

On the southern bank of the Yellow River…

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An Undercover Jewess, Uncovered

October 22, 2013
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hedy-lamar

Jews have long had their place in every…

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The Jewish Mail Order Bride

August 2, 2012
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little-bride-anna-solomon

These days, mail-order brides mostly reside in your…

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The Subway Violinist

April 20, 2012
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Quint31

The violinist Philipe Quint was a child genius. At the…

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Great Jewish Bloggers of the 1920s

February 9, 2012
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Anzia Yezierska, the Jewish immigrant writer from Poland,…

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Last of the Red-Hot Mamas

January 19, 2012
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Sophie+Tucker+sophie_tucker

Sophie Tucker (1884-1966) was a star of Yiddish vaudeville and…

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