A teenager with a big smile grins at the camera. Another waves his hand and keeps moving to stay in the picture. A bearded man is helped down the stairs of a building as groups of young and old crowd the streets of a small town, all anxious to be a part of this remarkable movie.
Rabbi Joachim Prinz’s moment at the podium represented the fulfillment of both the prophetic Jewish role in history and of his life’s journey.
Bringing the Pew to the Bench: Moment/Newseum Discussion on How Religion Influences Supreme Court Justices
On October 27, Moment and the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute partnered to bring a provocative discussion on religion and the Supreme Court.
In 2004, the stoic, cowboy-esque Clint Eastwood unexpectedly proved himself more Tevye the Dairyman than Dirty Harry. In response to a reporter’s question about the chances of his movie, Mystic River, winning the Best Picture Oscar, Eastwood cried, “Kinehora!” He explained that it was a Jewish expression used to ward off a jinx, one of countless protective folk actions intended to avoid, fool or attack evil spirits.
Moment speaks with Noemi Szekely-Popescu, an oral historian at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum who has collected stories from hundreds of survivors in the U.S. and internationally.