Posts Tagged ‘ zionism ’

When Nina Simone Sang a Zionist Standard

February 19, 2015
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Nina Simone Sings Milk & Honey

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History Month with some of our favorite stories from the archives. Few songs capture the feeling of a people in exile like “Eretz Zavat Halav.” Taken from a biblical passage, it speaks of Israel’s abundant natural produce (milk and honey, especially), from the perspective of…

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Einstein and Weizmann Take America

January 21, 2015
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Einstein and Weizmann Take America

After publishing his theory of relativity, Albert Einstein became a global Jewish superstar. In 1921,…

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The Controversial Israeli Poet Who Was Almost Overlooked

November 24, 2014
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avot-yeshurun

“…by the power of my yearnings/ I am in the family./ And if I will…

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Israel to Jews: This is Where the AEPi Party Never Ends

September 16, 2014
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Israel to Jews: This is Where the AEPi Party Never Ends

“Bible games! Fruit juice! Put those years of…

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Looking for Zion in All the Wrong Places

March 14, 2013
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searching-for-zion

Emily Raboteau’s insightful new memoir, Searching for Zion, begins…

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When the Comic Stops Laughing

July 18, 2012
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when the comics

Israel Zangwill (1864-1929) was a British humorist, a writer,…

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H.G. Wells vs. the Jews

July 11, 2012
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hg wells

Today, H.G. Wells (1866-1946) is primarily known for…

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An American Childhood in Egypt

June 1, 2012
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an american childhoof in egypt

Sipping from the Nile, a new memoir, tells…

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Rakhmones afn Tayvl

May 14, 2012
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url

“Ich bin un Mentsch mit chutzpah und gelt,” sings Daniel…

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A Jewish Homeland in Germany

April 23, 2012
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a jewish homeland in germany

Lately, it seems like everybody’s a fan of…

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Why Isn’t Israel in Madagascar?

January 3, 2012
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madagascar

The location of the modern State of Israel–that is,…

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Free Housing for Jews

May 18, 2011
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free housing for jews

Grand Island doesn’t much resemble a biblical paradise–it’s in…

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