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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...
To honor Israel’s 70th year, the Jewish community in Hampton Roads, Va., which includes the cities of Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Portsmouth, pulled a hat trick—or a human one, at least—during its annual Israel Fest, this year held on April 22. In addition to food, music, Judaica, camel rides and baby races, attendees sunk their teeth into another activity....
In 2000, the Federation launched the Gvanim program in response to the deep sectarian, social, and political divisions in Israel symbolized by the assassination of Prime Minister Yizhak Rabin by a Jewish religious extremist. The groundbreaking program works to strengthen Israel’s democracy by creating a cadre of leaders to spread the message of Jewish pluralism to ever-widening circles of Israelis....
SOLANA BEACH, California — A delighted North Coast Repertory Theater audience watched in amazement Tuesday night, as Frank Ferrante became funnyman Groucho Marx.  Before our very eyes, Ferrante painted on his mustache, donned rimmed glasses and adopted the familiar Noo Yawk accent in his lightning quick banter. The ninety-minute show recalled Marx Brothers’ movies, Groucho’s television comedy-quiz show,You Bet...
Faced with skyrocketing costs of housing and education, an increasing number of young Jewish families are choosing to move to the vibrant, affordable, and friendly community of Memphis, Tennessee.  Specifically, over fifty Jewish families have relocated to Memphis over the past three years, moving from cities including Rochester, Boston, Teaneck, Las Vegas, New York and Seattle.  Next month, the Memphis Jewish community will be showcasing itself at a "Taste...
LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewish leaders and community members will explore the connections between Jewish wisdom and wellness during a citywide "Festival of Learning" devoted to subjects including women's health, end-of-life decisions, teen health, movement as a healing and many more. Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning (April 15-29) is co-hosted by Cedars-Sinai and the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of...
Colorado's Jewish community came together over good grub on Sunday, April 15, at the Colorado Jewish Food Festival. More than just bagels, latkes, kugel and knishes (although there were plenty of all of those), the festival was also a mini-symposium on modern gardening and food preservation, with workshops on composting and pickling, among other activities. Here's a look a...
Today, March 22, 2018, Keren Kayemet Le’Israel-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) hosted members of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary (MAZSIHISZ) and the Hungarian Embassy in a formal planting ceremony to celebrate Israel’s 70th. The event, which took place in Tzora forest, included the planting of 35 trees, which will be complemented by 35 additional trees to be planted in...
The Athens Jewish Film Festival is back, and bigger and better than ever. Events span five days, beginning with a Sunday gala at the Georgia Museum of Art and ending with a closing party at the Rialto Club, Hotel Indigo’s music venue. In between are movies and shorts from the Ukraine, Australia, the United States, Germany, Israel, Canada, France...

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