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New Golan neighborhood to be named ‘Trump Heights’

A new town in the Golan Heights will be named “Trump Heights,” or “Ramat Trump” in Hebrew, after U.S. President Donald Trump officially recognized...

Abrasive questions on Israel asked of Engel

Rabea Ali, president of the Muslim Students Association at Manhattan College, wasted no time challenging...

The legacy of the ‘nakba’ and lies about Israel

Many students on college campuses these days hear the lie that Israel has murdered entirely...

Israel and the US, winning together

For decades, the United Nations has served as the home turf of Arab countries who...

Iranians view Trump as ‘tougher’ than Obama, but will it push them to more extreme actions?

With Iran threatening to resume uranium enrichment after its self-imposed July 7 deadline, and with the Trump...

Fake news? David Friedman didn’t endorse annexation

The New York Times got quite a scoop when, in an interview with its Jerusalem bureau chief...

Israel needs American Jewry, now more than ever

The Jewish diaspora in the United States is becoming increasingly estranged from Israel. American Jewish...

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Rabbi Yehuda Halevi

Rabbi Yehuda ben Shemuel Halevi nasyo en Toledo en 1085. Poko tiempo antes ke nasyo Espanya fue konkistada por el Reynado de Castilla i...

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Upcoming Events

Apr
2
Tue
10:00 am 2019 Yiddish Pedagogy Program
2019 Yiddish Pedagogy Program
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – Jul 21 @ 11:00 am
2019 Yiddish Pedagogy Program
The Yiddish Book Center is pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 Yiddish Pedagogy Program are now open. The program is designed to train Yiddish teachers in communicative language pedagogy, provide them with resources[...]
Jun
16
Sun
11:22 pm Tickets now on sale: “Yiddish Fl... @ Merkin Concert Hall
Tickets now on sale: “Yiddish Fl... @ Merkin Concert Hall
Jun 16 @ 11:22 pm – 11:37 pm
Tickets now on sale: "Yiddish Flavors of Love: A Musical Celebration", 6/16/19 NYC @ Merkin Concert Hall
YIDDISH FLAVORS OF LOVE: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION performed by The Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus / JPPC Binyumen Schaechter, Conductor Seth Weinstein, Pianist ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS PROVIDED Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street, New York City[...]
Jul
1
Mon
3:09 pm About the Great Jewish Books Sum...
About the Great Jewish Books Sum...
Jul 1 @ 3:09 pm – Aug 2 @ 4:09 pm
About the Great Jewish Books Summer Program
Session 1: July 21–26, 2019 Session 2: July 28–August 2, 2019 Apply now At the Yiddish Book Center’s Great Jewish Books Summer Program, rising high school juniors and seniors read selections from important works of[...]
Aug
5
Mon
9:00 am Workshop on Teaching Yiddish
Workshop on Teaching Yiddish
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – Aug 9 @ 10:00 am
Workshop on Teaching Yiddish
Workshop on Teaching Yiddish August 5–9, 2019 During the week after the Summer Program ends, participants interested in issues of teaching Yiddish will spend a week of study, discussion, and demonstration. To be addressed: general[...]

MUSIC

TICO features works of Dvorak, Alfven, Stern

David Amos did unusual programming at TICO’s recent concert at Tifereth Israel Synagogue by opening with the longest work of the evening, Dvorak’s New...