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MK Yehuda Glick is Waiting for America

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Communist MK at Committee on the Status of Women: ‘Our Society Lives in Fear’

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Netanyahu Reveals New Surprise: He’s Sephardic, Too

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Bank Leumi to Cut 10 Percent of Work Force

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60 Arabs Arrested for Incitement to Violence on Facebook

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Coalition Agreement Signed With Yisrael Beytenu

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Foreign Ministry Dir.Gen. Dore Gold Inaugurates Israeli Pavilion at World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul

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IAA Plans to Excavate Judean Desert Caves, Save Scrolls from Robbers

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Israeli Bus Attacked by Arabs in Jerusalem

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Mandy Patinkin Berates Late Couple at Benefit Concert

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Staten Island JCC Receives Anti-Semitic Messages over Basketball Score

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Attacks on Jews at Ancient Cemetery Cause Israel to Beef Up Security

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11 Rightwing Questions to Incoming Defense Minister Lieberman

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Palestinian Authority Rejects Direct Talks

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Body of ‘Jerusalem Bezeq Terrorist’ Returned to Family, Buried as an ‘Honored Martyr’

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On This Day in 1991, IDF Makes a Miracle With ‘Operation Solomon’

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Israeli Elementary School Children Take Pictures from Edge of Space

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Rhode Island Residents Riled About Anti-Semitic Attack on Local Synagogue

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We Remember Eliahu ben Shaul Cohen, z’l, Legend of the Mossad

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Likud MK Miki Zohar Informs Netanyahu He’s Quitting

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Netanyahu Tells Knesset He Wants ‘Broader Government,’ Herzog: Stop Zigzagging

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IDF Hebron Soldier Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Manslaughter in Terrorist Death

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Ethiopian MK Meets Visiting African Women, Advocates Merging Israeli Tech with ‘Fertile African Soil’

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ISIS Blasts in Assad’s Heartland Kill 150

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Sanders Picks Pro-Palestinian Zogby for Democratic Platform Committee

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Netanyahu Ready to Go to Paris ‘Tomorrow’ for Direct 2-State Talks with Abbas

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Wounded IDF Officer Released from Hadassah Hospital

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Netanyahu Chastises MK Glick for Temple Mount Visit

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Posted on: April 28th, 2004

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Had Gadya, the playful, threatening and ultimately reassuring song that ends many Seder evenings among Ashkenazi Jews, has a long history in the Haggada.

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Posted on: April 21st, 2004

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The foundations of a Jewish life may be discerned in three outstanding works of Jewish art that I had the pleasure to preview for the Kestenbaum auction scheduled for March 30, 2004.

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Posted on: April 14th, 2004

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We all attempt to reap sustenance from the past. Our collective heritage acts as a foundation of cultural values necessary for us to build into the future.

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Posted on: April 7th, 2004

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Jewish Art has always been burdened by Jewish history.

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Posted on: March 31st, 2004

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Remember. The commandment to remember reverberates throughout the Torah, starting with the Exodus from Egypt, continuing to Receiving the Torah and finally climaxing in the weekly remembrance of the Sabbath itself. Embedded in the six remembrances is the commandment to, "remember what Amalek did to you on the way" (Devarim 25:17).

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Posted on: March 24th, 2004

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Authority, as the Gemara in Sanhedrin says, makes the world go round.

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Posted on: March 17th, 2004

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Mikhail Gleizer was born at the end of the Second World War in the Soviet Ukraine under the reign of the dictator Joseph Stalin.

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Posted on: March 10th, 2004

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Brilliant flags cascade atop two majestic mountains, sullied by throngs of horses and soldiers' shining steel armor reflecting the blinding sunlight.

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Posted on: March 3rd, 2004

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Poised between imminent moral danger and the irrepressible drive to do the right thing, director Menachem Daum and cinematographer Oren Rudavsky have seared together a complex portrait of an Orthodox family who confront their painful past in the new documentary, Hiding and Seeking.

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Posted on: February 20th, 2004

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Exile is punishment; exile is a constant reminder of our fallen status; exile fills us with longings for a permanent home we cannot possess.

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Posted on: February 13th, 2004

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I was transfixed the first time I saw Moses und Aron, the 1933 opera by Arnold Schoenberg.

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Posted on: February 4th, 2004

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It could have been a travesty. Indeed, think of a musical of Akeydes Yitskhok, frivolous singing and play-acting the most awesome and sacred drama in the Torah!

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Posted on: January 30th, 2004

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The wide variety of bric-a-brac that fills a soldier's pockets, backpack and other gear becomes the medium of exploration in Tim O'Brien's "The Things They Carried," his examination of Vietnam era soldiers.

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Posted on: January 16th, 2004

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Elie Wiesel encapsulates the problem of Holocaust art by insisting that, "Auschwitz defies imagination and perception; it submits only to memory. It can be communicated by testimony, not fiction."

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Posted on: January 9th, 2004

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The curtain rises to reveal a towering wall of translucent glass behind which the chorus sings 'Te deum laudamus, You are G-d, we praise You,' to the provocative chords of the church organ.

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Posted on: January 2nd, 2004

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Transmission is everything. The life's blood of a people is dependent upon many kinds of transmission; oral, scribal, Talmudic and anecdotal.

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Posted on: December 26th, 2003

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Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) and Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) were two of the most important modernist artists in the early twentieth century.

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Posted on: December 19th, 2003

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"We have inherited an amputated visual culture, viscously cut off from our artistic forefathers we have every right to lay claim to," exclaimed Archie Rand, artist and professor at Columbia University.

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Posted on: December 12th, 2003

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Kristallnacht, the pogrom unleashed by the Nazis on Germany's Jews on November 8, 1938, is considered by many to be the beginning of the Holocaust.

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Posted on: December 5th, 2003

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Jews with Hogs (1994) is the first image one encounters in Frederic Brenner's exhibition of photographs of contemporary Jews from around the world currently at the Brooklyn Museum.

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