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Participants take part in "Remote X" in a Jerusalem cemetery. The tour is based on a skeleton of a narrative in which the performers are “remoted” from the normal ways they interact with the city, experiencing it as a meta-reflection while walking the streets. Credit: Eliana Rudee.

In Jerusalem, happy ‘horde’ indulges in ‘meta-reflection’ of reality

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As part of the annual Israel Festival in Jerusalem, I boarded the light rail with my fellow performers, each donning a white headset. Our choreographer was a pre-programmed Siri-like female voice named “Rachel” telling...
Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

On display in Jerusalem: Near East artifacts rescued from antiquity robbers

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A collection of artifacts that were stolen but later rescued will be on display at the end of the month at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem. The museum will open a new exhibit on Dec....

Team Israel’s inspiring World Baseball Classic run documented

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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....
The Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou in southern Morocco, built by the Berbers from the 14th century onwards. Credit: Donar Reiskoffer via Wikimedia Commons.

Israeli Andalusian orchestra performs second concert in secret in Morocco

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An Israeli orchestra from Ashdod performed at a music festival in Morocco in early December, despite calls to cancel and threats to boycott the festival from local BDS activists who are opposed to normalized...
The ancient synagogue in Baram (Wikimedia Commons)

Israeli attractions: Inside the Baram Synagogue

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Close to the Lebanese border in the upper Galilee is the Baram National Park, located on the Sasa-Bar’am road route 899, which is home to the Baram synagogue. Synagogue remains throughout the Galilee bear witness...

Photographer Irving Penn in retrospect at MOPA

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SAN DIEGO – If you were a reader of Harper’s Bazaar or Vogue, especially during the 20thcentury, you might have become very familiar with the fashion photography of Irving Penn, who was born to a Jewish father and...

Jewish immigrant’s closet on display at NYC’S Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Sara Berman, a onetime Jewish immigrant in New York City, certainly had a unique personal style. It wasn’t just her choice of clothes, which were all in shades of white, cream and neutrals. It was...
Photo by Claudia Sánchez Rod

Trilingual reading to feature award-winning Mexican poet

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The Jewish History Museum will co-sponsor a poetry reading on Wednesday, Feb. 27 in Spanish, English and Ladino with acclaimed Mexican poet Myriam Moscona. Joining her on stage will be the translators of her...

Der Inspector Sunday 12, January 2020 in Paris France

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דער אינספּעקטאָר אַ פֿאָרשטעלונג פֿונעם שטאָקהאָלמער ייִדיש־טעאַטער Der Inspektor (Le Revizor de Nicolas Gogol) Spectacle du Théâtre yiddish de Stockholm Dimanche 12 janvier 2020 à 18h Espace Rachi, 39 rue Broca, 75005 Paris אַ פֿינאַנצן־אינספּעקטאָר דאַרף אָנקומען אין אַ קליינער ייִדישער קהילה אין...

Is There a Jewish Art?

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The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education moved to its new location in Portland’s Pearl District this summer — taking over the space once held by the Museum of Contemporary Craft. The OJMCHE...