Posts Tagged ‘ jerusalem ’

Gore and Beauty in the Religious Crisis of a Jerusalem Yeshiva Boy

July 5, 2016
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Trigger warning: there is a lot of gore and beauty in this film. In an early scene of the Israeli feature film Tikkun, our protagonist Haim-Aaron slices his hand and faints from hunger. His friend, a fellow Jerusalem yeshiva student, tries to get him to drink some water but he…

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The Radical Israeli Activists Who Golda Meir Famously Called “Not Nice”

June 22, 2016
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The Radical Israeli Activists Who Golda Meir Famously Called "Not Nice"

The Black Lives Matters movement has rich precedents not just in the American Black Panthers…

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How Game of Thrones Author George R. R. Martin Imagined a Future Jerusalem

June 7, 2016
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How Lord of the Rings Author George R. R. Martin Imagined a Future Jerusalem

Imagine Israel has been split into two states, and Israelis and Palestinians share Jerusalem, which…

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This 260-Year-Old Church Ladder Shows Just How Much Jews and Christians Have in Common

December 24, 2015
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The 260-Year-Old Church Ladder That Shows Just How Much Jews and Christians Have in Common

If you’re feeling lonely on this most Christian…

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Finding Home But Risking Your Family, in Jerusalem

November 13, 2015
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When filmmaker Danae Elon became pregnant with her…

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Comic-Book Heroes Storm Jerusalem

February 20, 2014
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The paper-cut artist Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik—whose website, tellingly, is NiceJewishArtist.com—appropriates…

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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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A Muslim, a Jew, and a Jerusalem Kabbalist

December 19, 2013
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One man’s trash is another man’s treasure—and sometimes,…

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A Graphic Novel with Jerusalem as its Hero

August 28, 2013
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Boaz Yakin’s latest graphic novel, Jerusalem, based on his…

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A Cookbook Called Jerusalem

November 16, 2012
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Chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi were both…

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Jerusalem, in IMAX

June 26, 2012
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You’ve never seen Israel like this. In the…

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The Most Popular Palestinian Writer in Israel

May 15, 2012
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Sayed Kashua has made a career out of…

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