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Your favorite Jewish movie scene

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Moment magazine’s summer edition has the perfect feature for Jewish cinephiles: “Favorite Jewish movie scenes of all time.” It’s such an immense topic that there’s really no definitive way to do it justice. What Moment did was...

La Sinagoga del Transito en Toledo

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La sivdad de Espanya ke simboliza mas los alkanses logrados por los djudios de este paiz antes de la Ekspulsion, es seguramente Toledo, la sivdad onde los djudios gozaron de un estatuto sin komparasion...
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Poetry: Endless Night

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Editor’s Note: Maile Faust, a junior at Francis Parker School, wrote this poem inspired by Elie Wiesel’s “Night,’ during her freshman year.  Her family is of mixed Jewish-Christian ancestry. Maile has seven years of...

Black History Month: Harlem’s Ethiopian Jews

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For the month of February, writer Antwaun Sargent was invited to explore works of art in the Jewish Museum collection that celebrate the intersection of black and Jewish experience. The series continues with Photo...
Warner Brothers dominated panels and this section of the exhibit hall at Comic-Con (Photo: Shor M. Masori)

Warner Brothers’ dominates Comic- Con 2018

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SAN DIEGO — Because three of the biggest pop culture staples, Marvel, Star Wars, and Game of Thrones, were absent this year, the recently concluded Comic-Con felt much quieter and much less abuzz with...

Yale Strom’s Broken Consort: Shimmering Lights has been nominated for the San Diego Music...

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Grammy Award-winning troubadour Jason Mraz is one of the top nominees for the 2019 edition of the San Diego Music Awards, which will be held March 11 at downtown’s House of Blues. Tickets go on sale...
The interior of a Holocaust train boxcar used by Nazi Germany to transport Jews and other victims during World War II. Credit: Flickr via Wikimedia Commons.

Holocaust train car arrives in New York for Auschwitz exhibit in New York

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A crane lowered a train car onto tracks on Sunday outside the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York—a boxcar that carried Jews and others to their deaths at Auschwitz and other Nazi death...

Italy Tell The Story Of Its Jewish People In New Museum

"The story of Jews in Italy is really an Italian story,” Dario Disegni said one recent autumn morning at Columbia University’s Italian Academy for Advanced Studies. Disegni, president of the National Museum of Italian Judaism...

‘Landing Up’: a sensitive look at the homeless

Landing Up, a debut film by Israeli director Dani Tenebaum starring and co-produced with him by his wife Stacey Maltin, is a sensitive portrayal of a young homeless woman who dreams of having her...

May 13,1916: The great Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem died

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Solomon Naumovich (Sholom Nohumovich) Rabinovich (Russian: Соломо́н Нау́мович (Шо́лом Но́хумович) Рабино́вич) was born in 1859 in Pereiaslav and grew up in the nearby shtetl (small town with a large Jewish population) of Voronkiv, in...