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Author: Sala Levin

Opinion | Messiahs at the Movies

02:52 05 March in 2012 March-April, Arts, Issues
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By Sala Levin Moment Presents Ten Messianic Flicks Superman (1978) In Richard Donner’s adaptation of the comic-book classic, Jor-El (Marlon Brando) launches his son Kal-El (Hebrew for “voice of God”) into space before the planet Krypton blows up. After crash-landing in the Midwest, Kal-El-turned-Superman (Christopher Reeve) stops Lex...

The Biggest Jewish Genetic Myths of All Time

14:52 28 July in 2012 July-August, Issues, Science
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[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]by Sala Levin We’ve all heard the generalizations and stereotypes. Moment takes a closer look at some of the persistent rumors to find out the truth.   MYTH JEWS ARE A RACE IT DEPENDS WHOM YOU ASK Though many now believe the idea is passé, the thorny...

A Vietnamese Yom Kippur

17:06 02 May in Culture
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by Kelley Kidd A Yom Kippur spent fasting on the beautiful island paradise of Phu Quoc, in Vietnam, is not my typical Day of Atonement. But somehow that's where I found myself, fasting after a seaside dinner in a bungalow. I stayed up late that night...