Is Tunisian Jewry in Danger?

12:11 25 September in Latest, Politics

by Daniela Enriquez [caption id="" align="alignright" width="267"] Habib Kazdaghli[/caption] Tunisia is at the edge of a new era. The next few months will be decisive for the future of the country and its inhabitants: Will it be the paragon of the Arab Spring, which it initiated, and...

Reborn in Hebrew

13:21 24 September in Culture, Latest
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by Ori Nir I have never thought of my father as a revolutionary. But since his death last month, several of his colleagues depicted him as such and helped me better appreciate some of his professional accomplishments, which I had not fully appreciated before. Shortly before he...

Jews at the Emmy awards

12:20 24 September in Latest, Politics
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“Homeland,” the cable television drama about prisoners of war based on the Israeli series “Hatufim” won the coveted “best drama series” award at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles yesterday. Creator of both shows, the Israeli Gideon Raff won an Emmy for best writing, along with...

Sarah Silverman is back..

14:21 21 September in Latest, Politics

Sarah Silverman is taking on voter ID laws with a new 2012 election video, Let My People Vote. Her 2008 video, “The Great Schlep,” in which the foul-mouthed Jewish comic tried to convince young Jews to travel to Florida to convince their grandparents to vote for Obama,...

Florida’s Jews

13:32 21 September in Latest, Politics

Florida’s Palm Beach County has long been considered a bastion of liberalism, but the now-infamous $50,000-a-plate Romney fundraiser hosted by Jewish private equity titan Marc Leder—in which the former governor said that 47 percent of Americans “believe that they are victims” — has shed light on...