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Saturday, February 27, 2021

Watch Hollywood’s Greatest Movie Moments in Yiddish

The Yidlife Crisis duo, Jamie Elman & Eli Batalion, are back again with another hysterical video. This time, they took popular movies and dubbed over the classic scenes in Yiddish. The result? Hilariousness–and a much-needed...

Druze tourism in Israel

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The Druze are a proud and ancient people and one of Israel's main minority communities. The Druze communities share with tourists from Israel and the rest of the world their ancient traditions and way...

German Jewish swing star, camp survivor dies at 93

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German Jewish guitarist Coco Schumann, who had a more than seven-decade-long career in swing and jazz music and survived several Nazi concentration camps, has died aged 93, his music label said Monday. “Not only his...

Israeli Netta Barzilai to sing in finals of Eurovision contest

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Israeli singer Netta Barzilai was voted on Tuesday to be one of the 10 singers in the final of the Eurovision song contest. Barzilai, who performed the song “Toy,” will join finalists from Estonia, Cyprus,...

Multi language Yiddish site receives prize as best online content site from the NAHP

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The site, published in Spanish, English and Yiddish by Becky Krinsky (originally from Mexico but currently in San Diego) offers lifestyle recommendations for a better life in the US -and anywhere really- and includes...

July 7, 1887: Marc Chagall was born

Marc Chagall, (born July 7, 1887, Vitebsk, Belorussia, Russian Empire —died March 28, 1985, Saint-Paul, Alpes-Maritimes, France), Belorussian-born French painter, printmaker, and designer who composed his images based on emotional and poetic associations, rather than on rules of...
Adam Jones from Kelowna, BC, Canada, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Art as Liberation: The Mexican Muralists at the Whitney Museum

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Vida Americana is an exhilarating, expansive and immensely satisfying exhibition at New York’s Whitney Museum. Like a great and varied feast, this is a show that one must take one’s time to fully appreciate...

Memories unearthed from the Lodz Ghetto

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An exhibit of unearthed photographs is offering a heartbreaking glimpse into an unforgivable part of our past. With Chip Reid, we uncover it again: Krysia Rosenstein speaks of a childhood of nightmares: "And they were...

Rekindling an Old Passion

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There is nothing like good art and good humor to raise your spirits! Rafael Mareyna has a knack for combining both with a twinkle in his eye. One can see that humor at Casa...

15,000 people attend largest-ever Israeli cultural festival in Europe

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The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some 15,000 people to the five-day event to celebrate Israeli culture and diversity in London. The Israeli Ministry of Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy,...