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ARTICLES BY: Deby Medrez Pier


July 3, 2013 3:31 pm
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‘Jew York’ Art Exhibition Spotlights Jewish Artists

Encapsulating New York Jewry in one art gallery seems like a very challenging task. That is why The Zach Feuer Gallery in Chelsea and Untitled...

June 12, 2012 8:00 am
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Brazilian Jewish Leaders Protest Ahmadinejad’s Visit for Rio+20

Leaders within Brazil's Jewish communities are voicing their opposition to the upcoming meeting between their president, Dilma Rousseff and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad next week,...

June 11, 2012 2:57 pm
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Liev Schreiber May Play Villain in Aronofsky’s “Noah” Film

Actor Liev Schreiber is a leading contender for the villain role in Darren Aronofsky's upcoming biblical epic "Noah", set for a March 28, 2014 release. The...

June 11, 2012 6:30 am
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Technion Researchers Discover Group of Genes that Prevent Parkinson’s

Members of the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine at Technion University in Israel have identified five genes that can predict Parkinson's disease. The scientists set out to...

June 5, 2012 4:30 pm
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Yiddish Farm: The Ultimate Jewish Experience

What better way to connect to Jewish and Yiddish culture than through nature, farming, food, language and torah? The Yiddish Farm in Goshen, New York...

June 5, 2012 4:17 pm
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Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish Plays at San Francisco Festival (VIDEO)

Editors note: Although Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish was released last year, The Algemeiner publishes this story today in honor of the San...

June 4, 2012 1:06 pm
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Drew Barrymore Just Got Married Under a Chuppah

Drew Barrymore, 37,  married her fiancee, Jewish art-dealer Will Kopelman, 34, on Saturday at a traditional wedding ceremony under a Chuppah at her estate in...

May 2, 2012 12:58 pm
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Academy Award Nominee Gould Stars in New Aish Film (VIDEO)

Academy Award-Nominated actor Elliot Gould will be starring in "Listen to Grandpa, Andy Ling", a three part original online film by Jewlarious.com. The film is a...

April 27, 2012 3:44 pm
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PBS Completes Profile of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz (VIDEO)

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) just released a complete profile on world famous Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. Bob Abernethy, a renowned interviewer and the current executive editor...

April 24, 2012 12:39 pm
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Jewish Films Premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival

This year, the Tribeca Film Festival in Manhattan is loaded with an eclectic selection of Jewish movies. Arnon Goldfinger, director, producer, scriptwriter and winner of two...

April 20, 2012 2:58 pm
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Woody Allen’s Upcoming Film “To Rome with Love” (VIDEO)

Once again, Woody Allen turns his attention away from his beloved Manhattan as he sets up his upcoming romantic comedy in Rome, Italy. Woody Allen's obsession...

March 30, 2012 3:35 pm
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Lily Safra’s Jewelry Auction at Christie’s

Christie's auction house will be auctioning Lily Safra's jewelry in order to raise more than 20 million dollars for charity. Lily Safra, wife to the deceased...

March 30, 2012 3:02 pm
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“The Old Rabbi” Authenticated as a Rembrandt

"The Old Rabbi", a painting which has long been hanging on the walls of the Worbury Abbey, the home of the Dukes of Bedford, has...

March 29, 2012 9:06 am
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New Footage of Sacha Baron Cohen’s Upcoming Film “The Dictator” (VIDEO)

The extended trailer of Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming film "The Dictator" has just been released. The film itself follows General Aladeen's (a fictional charachter said to...

Culture

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Israeli Shalva Band’s Eurovision Performance Praised for ‘Making Dreams Come True’

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs commended the country's Shalva Band following...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

140 NYU School of Medicine Faculty, Alumni Urge President to Address ‘...

Alumni and faculty members of New York University's School of Medicine called on President Andrew Hamilton to combat a "climate of...

Israel

Amid Heat Wave, Gaza Incendiary Devices Set Off Nine Fires in Southern Isra...

Amid a wave of hot and dry weather, nine fires were caused in southern Israel on Wednesday by incendiary devices launched...

Middle East

Turkey Preparing for Possible US Sanctions Over S-400s: Minister

Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential US sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks...

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