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ARTICLES BY: Stephen Whitfield / JNS.org


December 10, 2012 4:22 pm
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Voicing the Meaning of “The Chanukah Song”

How's this for international influence?  In 2004 a seminar was offered on American Jewish culture at the University of Munich; the students were required to...

September 25, 2012 12:54 pm
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Where Jazz Met Kol Nidre

In 1927, The Jazz Singer ushered out the era of silent cinema with Jack Robin's emotional rendition of Kol Nidre. The film's profound ...

April 6, 2012 12:03 pm
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An Israeli Oasis in a South Boston Garage

Long a bastion of working-class Irish Americans, hometown of organized crime mobster James "Whitey" Bulger and several of his cronies, and known for taverns and...

March 5, 2012 2:34 pm
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Marc Chagall’s Gift: “White Crucifixion”

The scheduling of Passover and Easter at close to the same moment on the calendar can remind Jews of the historic entanglement of the...

February 7, 2012 1:09 pm
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The Legacy of Julius Rosenwald and the Decline of Sears, an American Giant

At the very end of December, 2011, when the Sears Holding Company announced that up to 120 of its stores (both Sears Roebuck and...

Israel

Police on High Alert After Jerusalem Terror Bombings

i24 News - Israel's police on Friday said that it would continue to reinforce stations in Jerusalem following a bombing terrorist attack on Wednesday that killed one and wounded over...

Middle East

Iran’s Khamenei Praises Basij Forces for Confronting...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that Basij militia forces have sacrificed their lives in what he...

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