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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

Controversial YouTube Star, PewDiePie, Rescinds $50,000 Pledge to ADL

Controversial video star, PewDiePie, has reversed himself and is withdrawing a pledge made...

A Rosh Hashanah Reunion — and Revelation

Below is an excerpt from "Don’t Wait Up" by Liz Astrof. Copyright © 2019 by Liz Astrof. Reprinted by permission...

Features

Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around

JNS.org - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who...

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

World

Osama bin Laden’s Son Hamza Killed in US Raid, Trump Says

Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the terrorist group, was killed in a US counterterrorism operation, President...

Israel

Trump Floats Possible Defense Treaty Days Ahead of Israeli Elections

President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a possible mutual defense treaty between the two nations, a move that could bolster...

Middle East

Houthi Drones Hit Saudi Oil Heartland, Sources Say Crude Flows Disrupted

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry, including the world's biggest petroleum processing facility, in a strike that three sources...

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