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Comic-Book Heroes Storm Jerusalem

February 20, 2014
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Superheroes storm Jerusalem

The paper-cut artist Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik—whose website, tellingly, is NiceJewishArtist.com—appropriates old comic books into some seriously Jewish art. In his new exhibit at UCLA’s Hillel, “Super Heroes, Holy Land,” Brynjegard-Bialik presents comic-book panels that have been chopped up and remodeled into Jewish holy sites. In one, speech bubbles and desert backgrounds are laid out to…

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

January 21, 2014
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Hep-hep-riots

Three cheers for the bat mitzvah girl! Hip hip hooray! Hip hip… wait, stop. This…

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A Muslim, a Jew, and a Jerusalem Kabbalist

December 19, 2013
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courtyard-kabbalist

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure—and sometimes, one man’s trash is another man’s history.…

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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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jerusalem-cookbook-jewniver

Chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi were both…

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Jerusalem, in IMAX

June 26, 2012
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jerusalem-coast

You’ve never seen Israel like this. In the…

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The Secrets of Arab Men

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

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Jerusalem in Google’s Eyes

May 9, 2012
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The amazing Street View function on Google Maps…

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A Jew from Kentucky

February 7, 2012
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Dan_Bern_1

Dan Bern’s folk songs bear more than a…

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A Summer Festival of Lights

July 18, 2011
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jlem

Creating public art in Jerusalem is complicated. After all, the…

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Jerusalem of Music

July 7, 2011
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kutiman

The Israeli composer Kutiman–also known as Ophir Kutiel–might not play an instrument,…

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A Sexy Outsider’s View of Yeshiva

February 10, 2011
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A sexy outsiders view of yeshiva

Stephen Marche’s wonderful novel Raymond and Hannah (2006) begins…

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