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In Association with Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust presents. The New York Cantors (as seen on PBS) Yaakov (Yanky) Lemmer, Azi Schwartz, and Netanel Hershtik Conducted by Zalmen Mlotek With Special Guests Shulem and Frank London MC: Rabbi Joseph Potasnik Wednesday, June 12, 7 PM (Doors open at 6 PM) at SummerStage in Central Park enter at E 72nd St....
Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein lost his right index finger in the synagogue shooting on April 27, 2018, at Chabad of Poway in Southern California. Credit: Twitter.
Once again, it will be “Blue and White” day this coming Friday at the Bellus Academy in San Diego County. Students will dress in blue and white, contribute $2 a piece, and tell customers at the cosmetology school about the tragedy that struck the Poway Jewish community on April 27, when a gunman opened fire inside Chabad of Poway, killing...
Yale Strom's composition SONG OF SONGS will premiere with San Diego Ballet May 24-26 as part of the San Diego Jewish Arts Festival at the Lyceum Theatre. Featured musicians are: Elizabeth Schwartz - vocals, Alex Greenbaum - cello, Jamie Papish - percussion and Fred Benedetti - guitar. 3 world premieres in one evening!  Celebrating a poem beloved by people from all...
The Yiddish theater classic, Mirele Efros, which Haaretz calls “unquestionably the representative play of Yiddish Theater” is now being presented for the first time anywhere in the world in English translation, as The Jewish Queen Lear. Produced by Theater J, performances take place in the Gonda Theater of Georgetown University’s Davis Performing Arts Center. The theater is a block (about...
Madonna performing during her MDNA Tour 2012 at Key Arena in Seattle. Credit: Ronald Woan/Wikimedia Commons.
The Michigan-born music icon Madonna will perform two songs, including one from her upcoming album, at the Eurovision Song Contest grand finale in Tel Aviv on May 18, announced Israeli public broadcaster KAN and concert organizer Live Nation on Monday. Yediot Achronot first reported the development. Israeli-Canadian billionaire Sylvan Adams will cover the $1.3 million cost to bring in the superstar, who...
Soldiers of the army of Azerbaijan during the Nagorno-Karabakh War, circa 1992/1993. Credit: Ilgar Jafarov via Wikimedia Commons.
The American Sephardi Federation and the Muslim American Leadership Alliance of New York held a special event last week remembering victims of the 1992 Khojaly genocide in Azerbaijan. The ceremony was in memory of the 613 people, including 63 children, 106 women and 70 old people, killed in the massacre committed by Armenian armed forces during the Nagorno-Karabakh War between 1988...
Young women arrive at Ben-Gurion International Airport after a Nefesh B’Nefesh group aliyah flight, October 2018. Credit: Jonny Finkel Photography.
Nefesh B’Nefesh will host multiple aliyahevents across North America next month enabling prospective new immigrants to Israel (olim) to be as prepared as possible. The March events are co-hosted by Nefesh B’Nefesh, Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael and the Jewish National Fund-USA. The tour will commence on the East Coast with Nefesh B’Nefesh’s...
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Protest march in Buenos Aires 1 year death anniversary of Alberto Nisman
On the third anniversary of his tragic death, Keren Kayemet L’Israel-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) will unveil the monument built in Alberto Nisman’s honor in a formal ceremony with officials from both Israel and Argentina. Israel-Argentina Friendship Forest, Ben Shemen Forest. Nisman was appointed Chief Investigator of the 1994 car bombing against the Israel Argentina Mutual Association (AMIA) which killed 85...
The organisation has been chosen as a recipient of the Let Freedom Ring Award, in honor of our commitment to equality in education and our efforts to bridge the gap between ability and opportunity. The award is presented by veteran activist Reverend Jesse Jackson, who was a friend and ally of Martin Luther King. Rev Jackson bestows the honor via the...

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