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Wrestling Jerusalem Takes Multifaceted View of Often-Explored Israel-Palestinian Conflict

It’s easy to paint the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with a broad brush and say there are just two sides. Aaron Davidman would probably say that’s a...

Documentary Explores Alleged Alien Abduction

On Nov. 5, 1975, Travis Walton’s life changed. He was with a crew of seven loggers in Heber, Ariz., when they noticed a bright light....

Five Things to Look for at 37th Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Opening Nov. 4

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival is entering its 37th year when it opens on Nov. 4, and PJFF Director Olivia Antsis is particularly proud...

NMAJH Exhibit Painted Through Witnesses’ Perspectives

Florida-based artist Bruce Gendelman hopes to keep survivors’ memories, stories and their history alive through his “post-witness Holocaust art.” His current exhibit, Sifting Through Ashes,...

Philadelphia Film Festival Offers Plenty of Options, Including Jewish-themed Stories

Margot Robbie’s turn as divisive figure skater Tonya Harding in the highly-anticipated I, Tonya is already earning her Oscar buzz. It’s also one of the...

Theatre Ariel Season Kicks Off with New Partnerships

Theatre Ariel is approaching its 30-year mark in Philadelphia, but there’s nothing old about this Jewish theater company. The 2017-18 season begins this month with...

‘You’re Free, Go Home’: ‘After Auschwitz’ an Eye-Opening View of Post-Liberation Life

https://vimeo.com/205939795 You’ve listened to the stories of human suffering. You’ve seen the footage of bodies bulldozed into mass graves. And you’ve heard the jubilation of...

Filmmaker Exemplifies Fighting Jewish Spirit

Omri Dorani has a confession to make about his time at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy. “During Hebrew classes, I was writing screenplays or short...

Get Your Jazz Hands Ready for a Big Band Salute Performance

If you think La La Land brought jazz music back in the mainstream, Bruce Klauber would probably tell you it never left. He got his...

Dreyfus Affair the Theme of Art Exhibit

Cheryl Harper will never forget her first experience with anti-Semitism. “When I was 6 years old and in first grade a boy came up to...