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A Film Unfinished

12:22 03 September in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer In an East German archive, three reels of silent film lay untouched and forgotten amid the chaos of World War II and its Communist aftermath.  40 years later, on an American airbase, a British film historian came across these reels simply titled, "Das...

Judaism's Price

10:55 23 July in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer I’ve never really thought about how expensive it is to be Jewish.  I’m not talking about the cost of being culturally Jewish, but rather about the financial burden one must assume to be at least a semi-observant, synagogue-belonging Jew.   One reason is because...