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Gary Shapiro, a writer living in New York, is a former contributing editor at the quarterly, The American Scholar.

ARTICLES BY: Gary Shapiro


March 20, 2020 10:12 am
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New Jersey Middle School Students Keep Holocaust Memories Alive With Documentaries on Survivors

“Kids can change the world,” said Tova Fish-Rosenberg, founder of Names, Not Numbers -- a national non-profit that is an intergenerational Holocaust oral history film...

March 8, 2020 6:59 pm
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Popular Blogger Hosts ‘Meet a Jew’ Pop-Up in Midtown Manhattan to Fight Rising Antisemitism

Call it sidewalk schmoozing. A tent with the words “Meet a Jew, Make a Friend” stood on 42nd Street at Third Avenue on Thursday in an...

February 27, 2020 4:06 pm
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‘Each One of Us Is a Slap in the Face of Hitler’

"This document saved my life." This is what Kurt Maier tells schoolchildren in Germany about his multi-stamped visa when he speaks to them regarding his successful...

February 18, 2020 1:38 pm
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New Film Explores the ‘Virus’ of Global Antisemitism

Why has the virus of antisemitism endured so long and spread so far? "It is because of its power to adapt and deceive," concludes director...

February 4, 2020 10:52 am
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At Launch of New York Cyber Center, Gwyneth Paltrow Says She Would Like to Visit Israel

Something that a Kabbalistic rabbi once told Gwyneth Paltrow has always stuck with the actress: "Jerusalem is the energetic center of the world. If a...

January 16, 2020 4:02 pm
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From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after playing basketball on a court...

January 6, 2020 10:38 am
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‘We Are Praying With Our Feet’: Interfaith Voices Join New York Rally Against Antisemitism

Fighting antisemitism is not just a matter for the Jews. The number of non-Jewish speakers at the podium expressing solidarity with the Jewish community at...

Culture

Mexican-Jewish Dance Group Showcases New Choreography Planned for Cancelled Festival

The Mexican-Jewish folk ensemble Anajnu Veatem shared on YouTube over the weekend new...

Jerusalem Orchestra Members Perform Virtual Concert From Homes in Israel, New York

The Jerusalem Orchestra East & West did a virtual performance last week to...

‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Flaunts His Hebrew on Twitter

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and star of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," showed...

Israel

Israelis Told to Wear Face Masks in Public, Mark Religious Holidays With Cl...

All Israelis should wear face masks while in public as a precaution against the coronavirus, and upcoming Jewish, Muslim and Christian...

Middle East

Trump Warns Iran Against Possible ‘Sneak Attack’ on US in Iraq

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iran or its proxies planned a sneak attack on American targets in Iraq, and warned they would pay a "very heavy price" but gave...

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