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Posts Tagged: Alan Zeitlin

August 13, 2017 12:13 pm
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The Jewish George Washington Takes His Final ‘Turn’

George Washington was not exactly the clean cut gentleman that you learned about in history class. You might know that if you’ve seen Ian Kahn’s stellar portrayal of...

August 7, 2017 3:53 pm
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The Inside Story Behind ‘Menashe’

Menashe Lustig stood in the back of a darkened movie theatre in New York City, laughing. Looking at his tzitzit, you might think that he had snuck...

August 1, 2017 12:08 pm
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Camping Trip Boasts Top Jewish Talent — and Jewish Unity

This weekend, hundreds of fans of great music and the outdoors will head to Sullivan County, New York, for what has been dubbed “The Jewish...

July 17, 2017 11:07 am
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The Synagogue Vegan Challenge

Could your synagogue go vegan for a year? Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz -- who has eaten only plant-based foods since his wedding day, six years ago -- is hoping that it...

May 11, 2017 12:18 pm
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Survivor of Six Nazi Death Camps Tells His Story

At the age of 14, Moshe Avital stood before Dr. Josef Mengele at Auschwitz. Mengele sent Avital’s father to the left, which meant death, and...

April 20, 2017 5:43 pm
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Richard Gere Plays a ‘Macher’ in New Film

In the movie Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, Richard Gere doesn’t fall in love with any pretty women. But he...

March 8, 2017 8:00 am
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Using Humor to Expose Hatred

Tuvia Tenenbom's fantastic new book, The Lies They Tell, uses humor as a weapon to expose hatred. The playwright, who runs the Jewish Theater of New York...

February 20, 2017 7:29 am
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Iddo Netanyahu Remembers the Entebbe Raid

One of the most daring rescue operations in military history was saved by a faulty pickup truck. That's what Dr. Iddo Netanyahu told a crowd of more...

January 6, 2017 2:47 am
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Sex-Ed in the Synagogue

Sex can be a difficult subject to talk about in any venue. In a synagogue, it can be especially awkward. But that wasn’t the case...

November 8, 2016 1:45 am
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Jewish Millennials Hear Last-Minute Appeals for Clinton and Trump

Should Jews vote for the presidential candidate who is cheered by neo-Nazis -- or for the other, who supported the Iran nuclear deal? At the Manhattan Jewish Experience on West...

August 9, 2016 6:06 am
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‘Indignation’ Has Fight, But Needs More Fury (REVIEW)

Two of the most important things for a young man are to gain independence and find love. In “Indignation,” a film based on the book...

May 9, 2016 6:47 am
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Auschwitz Survivor Brings Crowd to Tears at Manhattan Holocaust Remembrance Event

On May 4, 1944, the Nazis rounded up many of the Jews in Hungary. Most did not live to tell their story. Stefania Hecht did, and...

Culture

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Israeli Study Says Using Emojis in Work Emails Conveys Incompetence

JNS.org – A joint study conducted by researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the...

Features

Venezuelan Jews Fleeing Turmoil Get ‘Lifeline’ in Israel, Despite New Challenges

JNS.org - As the political and economic situation in Venezuela becomes increasingly unstable, Jews...

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from...

World

Trump Administration Urges UN Not to Publish Blacklist of Companies Trading...

US President Donald Trump's administration is urging the United Nations not to publish what it calls a “blacklist” of international firms...

Israel

Trump Administration Urges UN Not to Publish Blacklist of Companies Trading...

US President Donald Trump's administration is urging the United Nations not to publish what it calls a “blacklist” of international firms...

Middle East

Arab Foreign Ministers Meet in Cairo Ahead of US Delegation’s Arrival

JNS.org - Palestinian, Jordanian and Egyptian officials met in Cairo Saturday to discuss the next stages in the US-led peace process prior to the arrival of a high-level White House delegation...

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