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Posts Tagged: Jewish Theater

January 18, 2017 7:29 am
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Yiddish Theater in Romania Fights to Stay Alive, Despite Dwindling Number of People Familiar With Former Lingua Franca of Eastern European Jewry

One of the last vestiges of Romania's formerly large and flourishing Jewish community -- a theater that puts on plays in Yiddish -- is struggling to...

January 2, 2013 2:37 am
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A Jewish Tone for the Sound of Music

Oscar Hammerstein II was raised by Scottish Presbyterians, and the only time he ever entered a synagogue was to deliver eulogies at Temple Emanu-El on...

July 18, 2012 3:55 pm
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“Old Jews Telling Jokes” is Light on Humor, Heavy on Stereotypes

"Old Jews Telling Jokes" (OJTJ) is a 90-minute, five-person revue that combines comedy sketches and songs. Playing just off Broadway at the Westside...

March 27, 2012 1:22 pm
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Chinese Version of ‘Schindlers’s List’ Premiers in Shanghai

Thirty-thousand Jews who hid in China during World War II will have their story told in a new play now premiering in Shanghai. It...

Features

Israel’s Leading Counter-Terrorism Expert on His ‘Art’

JNS.org -- In 1996, when Boaz Ganor founded Israel’s International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT),...

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

World

Trump Administration Considers Pulling Out of UN Human Rights Council, Sour...

The Trump administration is considering pulling the United States out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, a body that...

Israel

Netanyahu Calls Visit to Australia ‘Wonderful’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will take a circuitous route through South East Asia to dodge Indonesian airspace as he departs Australia for Israel. The Israeli PM and wife Sara Netanyahu...

Middle East

Iranian Navy Launches First Major Exercise Since Trump Inauguration

Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, state television reported. The TV report...

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