Posts Tagged ‘ israeli culture ’

The Israeli Band Carrying the Torch for Yemen’s Last Jews

March 28, 2016
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The Yemeni Sisters Whose Video is Sweeping Across Israel and the Muslim World

The recent airlift evacuation of 19 Yemenite Jews to Israel made international news — now, there are only 50 Jews remaining in the Middle Eastern country. The 2000-year-old Jewish community in Yemen seems a hair’s breadth from its end. But meanwhile, some forward-thinking descendants of this community are bringing their culture and…

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Meet the Guinness Record-Setting Magician for Peace

August 26, 2015
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Meet the Guinness Record-Setting Magician for Peace

You’ve probably seen that magic trick where a lady gets sawed in half. And maybe…

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Now Odysseus Speaks Judeo-Spanish!

July 15, 2015
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Now Odysseus Speaks Judeo-Spanish!

What language did Odysseus speak when he arrived home after his long journey? In Moshe…

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Israel’s Favorite Writer Looks Inward

July 10, 2015
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etgar-keret

Etgar Keret—Israel’s favorite magic realist—is back, and this…

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Why Food Pornographers are Flocking to this Tel Aviv Restaurant

May 11, 2015
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Why Food Pornographers are Flocking to this Tel Aviv Restaurant

You know how simultaneously tantalizing and mind-numbing it…

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A Fantastic New Film About Ethiopians in Israel

April 23, 2015
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red-leaves

When Ethiopian Jews started emigrating to Israel in…

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The Novel That’s Hard to Believe Was Ever Taught in Israeli Schools

December 18, 2014
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The Israeli Novel That’s Hard to Believe Was Ever Taught in Schools

The conscientious literature of conflict is a modernist…

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A New Use for IDF Bullets: Ear Cleaners

December 4, 2014
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It’s nothing new that many medical breakthroughs have…

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Ga-ga, The Israeli Dodgeball

November 3, 2014
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Ga-ga, The Israeli Dodgeball

When New York dance studios began offering Gaga classes, some…

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The Young Israeli Poet In Palestinian Drag

October 28, 2014
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The Young Israeli Poet In Palestinian Drag

Growing up in Tel Aviv, Morani Kornberg-Weiss only…

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An Ultra-Orthodox Dating Show (Please Hold the Hot Tub)

August 6, 2014
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An Ultra-Orthodox Dating Show (Please Hold the Hot Tub)

They’re young. They’re single. They’re ultra-Orthodox Israelis. How…

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Tonight, Israelis Celebrate “Sylvester.” Here’s Why.

December 31, 2012
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new-years-eve

Have you ever heard an Israeli refer to…

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