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Arts & Culture

  • L*E*V program to combine efforts of seniors and SJCC tween campers in mural project

    By jwadmin on July 19, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–Niskayuna-area seniors are invited to join Schenectady Jewish Community Center  tween campers in  decorate dove cut-outs to create murals at both B’nai B’rith and at the Schenectady JCC as part of the L*E*V monthly program on Monday, July 31, at 10:30 a.m. at B’nai B’rith House , 22 Knolls Rd.,  Niskayuna. The free JCC’s L*E*V program for July is inspired by the […]
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  • ‘Shalom Italia,’  a study in Holocaust recollection to be shown on WMHT

    By jwadmin on July 19, 2017
    On the run from Nazis, three Italian Jewish brothers spent months during their childhood hiding in a cave in the Tuscan countryside. Nearly 70 years later, after emigrating to Israel, the three reunite in the country they were forced to abandon and rediscover their hiding place. “For years I’ve wanted to find that cave, the place to which we owe […]
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  • ‘Waltz with Bashir ’ film screening set for Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival

    By jwadmin on July 19, 2017
    SARATOGA SPRINGS–The Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival continues with a film screening on Sunday, July 23, at 7 p.m. of “Waltz with Bashir,” an animated film that tries to reconstruct how and why thousands of innocent civilians were massacred during the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon when those with the power to stop the invasion took no action. The film will […]
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  • Glimmerglass Festival Slates Concert By Big Galut(e)

    By jwadmin on July 17, 2017
    The Glimmerglass Festival will present a concert by klezmer ensemble Big Galut(e), Tuesday August 8, 5:00 pm in the Pavillion, behind the mainstage. In keeping with this season’s themes of Home and Community, the five-member ensemble will present a variety of music from the Jewish Diaspora’s many homelands, including Old World dances, traditional folk songs, jazz tunes, and Yiddish-flavored takes […]
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  • U.S. appeals court allows family to sue for Nazi-looted painting in Madrid museum

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The family of a Jewish woman who sold a valuable painting under duress while fleeing the Nazis can sue a museum in Madrid for its return, a U.S. federal appeals court ruled. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the family of Lilly Cassirer may sue the  Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid for […]
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  • Berkshire Jewish Film Festival opens

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2017
    The Berkshire Jewish Film Festival has announced its 31st consecutive season on six Mondays from July 10 through Aug. 14. The films will be presented in the Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox, Mass. Twelve films will be featured. A variety of films originating in the United States, Israel, the Netherlands, Denmark, Hungary and Poland will […]
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  • Festival of Books on tap for the Berkshires

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2017
    The Berkshires’ first Jewish Festival of Books will be held at Hevreh of South Berkshire, 270 State Rd.,  Great Barrington, Mass., from Thursday, July 20, through Sunday, July 23. Co-presented by Hevreh and Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, in partnership with the Jewish Book Council, and with the support of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, the festival will feature free and fee-based […]
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  • This man almost killed Hitler: an incredible true story

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2017
    By TOM TUGEND LOS ANGELES (JTA) – What if Adolf Hitler had been assassinated shortly after his armies invaded Poland to start World War II? How would global — and Jewish — history have played out? Wanted To Do Something! The question is not answered directly in the German film “13 Minutes,” but the movie, based on an actual, lone-wolf plot […]
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  • Hear all about it! Forward newspaper to be discussed at AJCC

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2017
    The Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center concludes the 2017 Jules and Paula Stein Live and Learn Lecture –Lunch Series on Thursday, July 20,  at 11 a.m., with a presentation by writer Ezra Glinter: Have I Got A Story For You: Yiddish Fiction and the Forward, based on his 2016 book. Glinter’s book includes 42 stories from the Forward newspaper featured […]
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  • Quentin Tarantino gets engaged to Israeli singer Daniela Pick

    By jwadmin on July 5, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Quentin Tarantino has become engaged to an Israeli singer, Daniela Pick.The famed director and the 33-year-old musician and model, the daughter of Israeli singer and songwriter Tzvika Pick, were recently engaged in Los Angeles, Ynet News reported. “It’s true, we’re very happy and very excited,” Pick told Ynet of the engagement. The couple started dating […]
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