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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...

Features

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

World

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Draws Fire Over Holocaust Remarks

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg came under fire on Wednesday after saying that posts by Holocaust deniers should not be deleted from his social media platform. In an interview on the "Recode...

Israel

Israel’s Elbit on Hunt for More Takeovers

Israeli military electronics firm Elbit Systems, which has just completed two acquisitions in the United States and Israel, remains on the lookout for potential takeover targets in the United States...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...

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