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April 15, 2015 4:46pm
For those expecting scintillating viewing, Trebitsch’s lectures are a far cry from the episode that a crime show may produce one day based on his case, or even from a TED talk.
April 13, 2015 4:26pm
Gunter Grass was once thought to be a “known anti-Nazi during World War II” and was an honored guest of the Israeli government. Later, his Waffen-SS past caught up with him, and his poetry angered many Israelis.
April 8, 2015 1:53pm
The author of “All Who Go Do Not Return” speaks with JTA about Hasidic culture, first transgressions and how a new generation of formerly haredi Orthodox Jews is defying stereotypes.
April 7, 2015 1:32pm
While real abductions are far more common, there have been some interesting fraudulent ones in Israel and the Diaspora.
April 2, 2015 5:06pm
The price tag for the leavened foods from state-owned companies, the prison service and Israel’s national emergency supply? $5,000.
April 2, 2015 4:26pm
Riskin’s Obama-Haman comparison was neither the rabbi’s first harsh critique of a U.S. president nor his first time walking back a provocative comment.
March 31, 2015 3:43pm
Why, less than a week before Passover, did Rabbi Shlomo Riskin slam Obama with a Haman comparison rather than a Pharaoh one?
March 30, 2015 5:01pm
The Orthodox Jewish male a cappella members sing “Dayenu” while dressed in Bavarian beer hall garb.
March 30, 2015 11:21am
Students at Israel’s Technion developed a Rube Goldberg machine that symbolically depicts the highlights of the Exodus.
March 27, 2015 12:35pm
If there had been just one “Uptown Funk” parody for Passover, Dayenu. But there are two.
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