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“Israel Inside” to air on Comcast on Demand

“Israel Inside” to air on Comcast on Demand

A new documentary that explores the positive characteristics of Israeli society from a humanistic, psychological, and emotional perspective will air on Comcast on Demand starting September 15 for limited release…. Read more »

Sherman JCC hosts “A Rabbi in the Marines”

Sherman JCC hosts “A Rabbi in the Marines”

Rabbi Harvey Tattelbaum will discuss his experiences working with the Marines at Parris Island, N.C. as the next guest speaker in the JCC of Sherman’s “World We Live In” series,… Read more »

Video: Israel’s ready for its close-up, Mr. Allen

Video: Israel’s ready for its close-up, Mr. Allen

“Vicky Cristina Barcelona,” “Midnight in Paris,” “To Rome with Love” … to name but a few of the Woody Allen films featuring destinations around the world. But no Israel. Now,… Read more »

Westport writer wins Rockower Award

Westport writer wins Rockower Award

Andrée Aelion Brooks of Westport has won first place for feature writing in the magazine category of the Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence in Jewish Journalism, run by the American… Read more »

Spotlight: Farmington teen defends his heritage…on video

Spotlight: Farmington teen defends his heritage…on video

By Eli Freund ~ Imagine being 17 years old and hearing whispers of anti-Semitism. Think of the terror of seeing high school students hailing Hitler in the hallway, contrasting Jews… Read more »

Concert casts a spotlight on Yiddish

Concert casts a spotlight on Yiddish

The rich heritage of Yiddish music will be on stage at the annual Cantor’s Concert of Temple Sholom in Greenwich on Sunday, June 10 at 2 p.m. Led by Temple… Read more »

Yiddish Book Center to present “Yidstock”, July 11-15

Yiddish Book Center to present “Yidstock”, July 11-15

AMHERST, Mass. – This July the Yiddish Book Center will bring the top names in klezmer to the stage for “Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music.” The lineup includes Socalled,… Read more »

Film: “Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story”

Film: “Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story”

By Maxine Dovere / JointMedia News Service ~ NEW YORK, N.Y. — Yonatan “Yoni” Netanyahu was the 30-year-old commander of the elite Israel Defense Forces (IDF) commando unit Sayeret Matkal,… Read more »

FILM: The Flat, A journey across time and place

FILM: The Flat, A journey across time and place

By Maxine Dovere / JointMedia News Service ~ The premise of “HaDira” (Hebrew for “The Flat”) appears simple: an elderly grandmother has died and her apartment must be emptied of… Read more »

Comedian Marion Grodin to headline in Trumbull

Comedian Marion Grodin to headline in Trumbull

FAIRFIELD – Comedian Marion Grodin will be guest performer at the Jewish Home for the Elderly’s 44th Annual Spring Luncheon and Boutique, to be held on Monday, May 7, at… Read more »

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