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Debut film by Mexican duo, ‘Leona’ is way more than a Jewish ‘Romeo and...

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NEW YORK — As a Reform Jewish man, I don’t have too much (read: any) firsthand experience with mikvahs. But I’ve seen a lot of Jewish movies, which have led me to believe these ritual...

Nuts !

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Definition of fight to contend in battle or physical combat especially to strive to overcome a person by blows or weapon. Letters What is happening? It seems that we have lost the significance of upholding truth...

How Change Is Becoming Our Adversary

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I have been thinking a lot about the notion of change lately. How, as a result of the acceleration of the rate of technological change, the world is constantly transforming itself faster and faster....

Travels to Yiddishlands: Three Centers of Yiddish Responses to the Holocaust

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In an attempt to classify writing on the Holocaust, the United States Library of Congress first recognized “Holocaust literature” in 1968, even though people wrote of the horrors witnessed during the Second World War...

Genius and Anxiety

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In 2019, the music critic Norman Lebrecht published the book, Genius and Anxiety, in which the author, proud of being a Jew, tells us about the enormous contribution of Jews to the world between...

Unique Can Be Overwhelming

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Most of us, in a world where the majority of things we use are mass-produced, cannot afford to buy a lot of things that are truly unique.  Unique in this case means hand-made.  Many...

Never ending hate for Israel

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Letters The good news is that president Biden accepted the definition of antisemitism as proposed by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Many countries from Argentina to Australia have adopted said definition. This includes the Republic...

The Problems That Come With Being Unique

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This might sound redundant, but anything or any person that is unique in our lives, is something or someone special.  A phenomenon that stands out because of its sensory features or its behavior.  A...

How Trump's Behavior Actually Helped Us To Deal With Covid

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Obviously, there is a large number of people in the United States who have been swept up by the persona and ideas of Donald Trump.  I have devoted quite a bit of space to...

Robinson Crusoe is an artistic propaganda

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Technique is the main concern of an artistic writer, and subject-matter is the general anguish of a propagandistic writer, says G. Orwell (1). Art is possible in quiet moral ages, he says. Propaganda, therefore,...