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The exhibit, ¿Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews,¿ was created by the Philadelphia-based National Museum of American Jewish History. It details the protest movement regarding the rights of Jewish people living in Russia at that time.
The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford has brought a traveling exhibit about the movement to free the Soviet Jews in the 1960s to the Mandell JCC's Chase Family Gallery. The exhibit, "Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews," was created by the Philadelphia-based National Museum of American Jewish History. It details the protest movement regarding the rights of Jewish...
Volunteers from the United States will have the opportunity to participate in an archaeological dig in Israel as part of a pilot program that begins in November 2018. Credit: Israel Antiquities Authority.
Volunteers for Israel, a 36-year-old nonprofit organization that encourages American Jews to lend their services to help the Jewish state, announces a new pilot program that tacks on archeology to its endeavors from Nov. 18 to Dec. 1. The 14-day program starts with one week of volunteering on an Israeli army base, followed by a week volunteering at an active...
Two dramatic Jewish-themed films will be screened in July in Boca Raton and Delray Beach . "Righteous," a 2016 Polish drama based on a true story about a Jewish orphan who was hidden during the Holocaust by a Polish couple, will be screened on July 11 at 1 p.m. at the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center's Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Center in...
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Cultures      Arts Festival de culture juive de Cracovie Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow du 22 Juin au 1 Juil Cracovie      Arts Summer Art Camp 2018 The Israel Museum du 1 Juil au 26 Août Jerusalem      Cinéma Festival du film juif de Berlin Festival du film juif de Berlin du 26 Juin au 5 Juil Berlin      Lumière Light in Jerusalem Municipalité de Jérusalem du 27 Juin au 5 Juil Jérusalem      Théâtre Festival d'Avignon Festival d'Avignon du 6 au 29 Juil Avignon      Bijoux Bijoux des deux voix -...
Dear readers: The news this week has made us sick to our stomachs — massive immigrant detention camps, the Supreme Court’s Muslim Ban and JANUS decisions, Justice Anthony Kennedy retiring from the Supreme Court, and more. The Trump administration wants us to feel overwhelmed and paralyzed, to look away, to give up. But we were made for this moment. Our history...
If spring is here can the Greater Chicago Jewish Festival be far behind?  So, forget the cold and plan on celebrating everything Jewish at the 2018 Greater Chicago Jewish Festival on Sunday, June 10, 2018  at St Paul Forest Preserve at Oakton (8000 N) and Lehigh (6300 W) in Morton Grove, from 11am-6pm.  Rain location is Niles West HS,...
Rabbi Nikki DeBlosi leads a JLF seminar on ‘Sex, Love, and Romance’ at NYU’s Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life. Credit: Hillel International.
Ester Shamailova says her parents, who are from Azerbaijan but now live in Brooklyn, N.Y., are very strict. For that reason—and because of money—her only option after high school was attending a commuter school. She landed at Hunter College on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. During her freshman year, she attended classes, working towards a bachelor’s degree in media studies, and then...
The Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians & Jews celebrated the conclusion of its 25th season, “Seeking Common Ground” with over 100 people at The Colony on May 1. After cocktails, Fellowship Education Chairwoman Rosalie Franks presented awards to the winning student essays based on a Robert Frost poem: “The Road Not Taken.” Teachers of the winning students received gift cards for supplies. Fellowship Chairman John...
SAN DIEGO — Hannah Senesh (1921-1944) and (1924-2000) were two of Israel’s most celebrated poets. Their works will be featured in Poets of the Past at the Astor Judaica Library, Lawrence Family JCC on Wednesday evening, May 23, 7:00 p.m. Rabbi Martin Lawson, Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Emanu-El, will speak about the life and poetry of Amichai. I will introduce...
The Broward County Library celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month in May with a public display of South Florida Jewish pioneers and events celebrating Jewish American contributions to music and books. JAHM is a national commemoration of the contributions American Jews have made to the fabric of the nation's history, culture and society. It was initiated by the Jewish Museum of Florida with...

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