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When you’re too young to watch period dramas like ‘The Gilded Age’

By | 2022-01-23T10:39:05+00:00 January 23rd, 2022|Entertainment|

If you loved ‘Downton Abbey,’ get the cucumber sandwiches out for HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age.’ But there’s much more fun to be had in Amazon Prime’s ‘As We See It’

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The Mizrahi feminist who stopped asking for permission from Ashkenazi Jews

By | 2022-01-22T09:26:45+00:00 January 22nd, 2022|Entertainment|

Loolwa Khazzoom has devoted her life to telling the story of Jews with roots in the wider Middle East and Africa. The seminal 2003 anthology of essays she edited, ‘The Flying Camel,’ is back in a revised edition

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‘The couple was in bed when the tornado came through the window and sucked everything outside’

By | 2022-01-21T00:23:58+00:00 January 21st, 2022|Entertainment|

This week at the Tel Aviv airport: How a 1 A.M. text message led a young Israeli to volunteer in Kentucky after it was hit by a tornado

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They’ve turned dozens of Israelis into millionaires. Here’s their warning for startup nation

By | 2022-01-20T15:56:40+00:00 January 20th, 2022|Entertainment|

Serial high-tech entrepreneurs Benny Schnaider and Rami Tamir sum up nearly 25 years of exit-rich activity: How luck can make the difference, why they often prefer to recruit combat officers – and what's wrong with the recruitment 'arms race'

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Renouncing Judaism didn’t save these historians from Nazi persecution

By | 2022-01-20T12:29:28+00:00 January 20th, 2022|Entertainment|

A German historical institute acknowledges its own dark history with an online exhibition honoring the memory of seven Jewish medievalists who were expelled from its ranks during the time of the Third Reich

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Jerusalem’s oldest guardians: Hackberry trees on Temple Mount

By | 2022-01-20T11:51:17+00:00 January 20th, 2022|Entertainment|

They’re hundreds of years old, provide shade in the blistering summer, their wood is used to make amulets and is especially useful for exorcizing demons. A trip to five of the most storied Mediterranean hackberry trees in Israel

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Where the streets have no Arabic names, a group of women remind us of Palestinian history

By | 2022-01-20T10:17:21+00:00 January 20th, 2022|Entertainment|

Behind the project Shawari’a Yafa ('Streets of Jaffa'), is a mix of Arab and Jewish residents, who seek to commemorate Arab street names that were Hebraized by putting up additional street signs. An enterprise of the utmost importance

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Israeli cuisine in NYC has never been hotter. Here are the top restaurants right now

By | 2022-01-19T14:59:13+00:00 January 19th, 2022|Entertainment|

Israeli cuisine had become fashionable before COVID and despite the hard times, new eateries owned and run by Israelis are on the rise again

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How vulnerable is the Mediterranean to tsunami risks?

By | 2022-01-17T12:13:57+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Entertainment|

Over 2,500 years ago a Greek general identified the link between quakes and tsunamis, but how often have tsunamis plagued the Mediterranean? An expert tells us how to identify mega-waves of the distant past – and the future risks

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How a last letter from a Holocaust victim inspired an album of Jewish choral music

By | 2022-01-17T11:48:47+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Entertainment|

British vocal ensemble Mosaic Voices wants the world to hear that there’s much more to Jewish music than just klezmer. Look out Gregorian chanting, ‘Avinu Malkeinu’ is coming for you

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