Posts Tagged ‘ islam ’

A Tel Aviv Artist Explores Her Tehran Roots

May 13, 2016
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Tel Aviv-based visual artist Elham Rokni was born in Tehran and has lived in Israel since she was 9. Her work reflects on displacement and memory, and in media ranging from drawings to video, she examines a homeland lately known to her mainly through TV news and the Internet. In…

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Reading the Koran in Yiddish

October 27, 2015
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Demand for a Yiddish translation of the Koran has never been particularly high, but that…

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Hand of God

April 29, 2011
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People sometimes talk about being “touched by God,” and the hamsa takes this metaphor to a different…

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