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דער גרויסער העברעיִשער שרײַבער, דער נאָבעל-לאַורעאַט ש"י עגנון האָט אין מזרח-ירושלים פּאַלעס-טינער קרוֹבֿים פון הויכן יחוס. אָבער אין דער צײַט װען שי עגנון האָט געװײטיקט און זיך געשעמט מיטן הויכן פּאַלעסטינישן יחוס פון דער משפּחה נאַשאַשיבי - זענען זײַנע פּאַלעסטינער קרוֹבֿים גלײַכגילטיק צו זייער ייִדישן ליטעראַרישן יחוס פון דעם נאָבעל-לאַורעאַט: נישט זיי גרויסן זיך, און נישט זײ שעמען זיך...
JERUSALEM — The ad in the paper for the show entitled “Tango in the Shadows” caught my eye, and since Yigal and I have long been aficionados of the tango in every shape and form we decided to buy tickets for the performance in Jerusalem. The fact that the event fell exactly on the day of Yigal’s birthday made it...
SAN DIEGO — XLNC, San Diego’s only classical radio station for many years, stopped operating on the air waves, as of the beginning of March. The station continues to transmit music on line at www.xlnc1.org This was the source for many of us to hear a good variety of classical music in the car or at home or offices. In...
The documentary "Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel" tells a moving underdog story that should inspire people who attend an upcoming Miami Jewish Film Festival members screening. The screening takes place at 7 p.m. on April 3 at Temple Beth Sholom , 4144 Chase Ave. in Miami Beach. The screening is free for MJFF Members, and non-members will be...
Es ke vuestra bava baylava flamenko en la kuzina, vistida kon un fostan kolorado, pezgado de tantas telas de ropa? Es ke tenia enklavada detras de su oreja una klavina blanka? Es ke baylava kon chapines pretos de takos godros, dando dadas i pitmes enbasho? Es ke tio Moshon-el-kosho estava ayi, el tambien, batiendo sovre un teneke de azitunas, mauyando...
Sephardic music has its roots in the musical traditions of the Jewish communities in medieval Spain. Since then, it has picked up influences from Morocco, Argentina, Turkey, Greece, and the other places that Spanish Jews settled after their expulsion from Spain in 1492. Lyrics were preserved by communities formed by the Jews expelled from the Iberian Peninsula. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU947GrXYCc These Sephardic communities...
The city of Dimona in the south of Israel is in the “advanced stages” of planning a Disneyland-like theme park, The Jerusalem Post reported. Pla’im (Hebrew for ‘wonders’), or “Park of Wonders,” is slated to have a similar layout to Disney’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, but with Jewish and Israeli themes, the Postsaid. “We are very good at many things in Israel – hi-tech,...
This year's lineup for the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival includes dramas, comedies, documentaries and thrillers, covering a range of topics from heroism and identity to social justice and acceptance. "Together, they are a fantastic snapshot of diverse and vibrant Jewish life around the world," said Debbie L. Krivoy, festival director. The Springfield Jewish Community Center will present film festival March 15-27 with...
The , together with local synagogues, agencies, and organizations, will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence through a series of community-wide arts, cultural, and educational events – known collectively as the “Israel at 70” series. The series is designed to enable Clevelanders of all backgrounds to enjoy and celebrate the rich history, heritage, and culture of Israel and...
Mexican/American actress, Lizet Benrey, will take part in the upcoming San Diego Film Week.  Two of her films will be shown on March 3rd and 5th. They are the short film, “NOTICE”, and the feature length film, “Carving a Life”. The San Diego Film Festival runs from March 1st to March 11th, showcasing local talent. Benrey has performed on both...

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