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Watch Joan Collins Play Queen Esther on the Big Screen

By On March 9, 2017

From Cecil B. DeMille’s Ten Commandments to the 2014 film Noah, epic stories of biblical proportion are no stranger to the silver screen. Yet one you may be less familiar with is the… Read More

Tel Aviv's 1933 Purim Parade Starred This Hitler Float

Tel Aviv’s 1933 Purim Parade Starred This Controversial Hitler Float

By On March 22, 2016

March 1933, Tel Aviv. While Zionist leaders debated how to protest Hitler’s rise to power and help German Jews emigrate, Tel Aviv residents were gearing up for their annual Adloyada Purim parade.… Read More

The Jewish Mardi Gras

The Jewish Mardi Gras

By On March 13, 2014

What is it about the depth of winter that makes us want to don a mask, grab a flask, and get lost in a crowd? From 16th-century Venice to contemporary New Orleans and Brazil, cultures around the… Read More

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