Saturday, April 19, 2014 Nisan 19, 5774

Noa and Mira lend their voices to a note of Mideast peace and harmony
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Give peace a chance? How about giving it a musical backbeat? Chances are that Noa and Mira Awad are aware of and in sync with the possibilities. The two -- vocalist Noa, known to millions of Israelis as Achinoam Nini; and Arab-Israeli singer Awad -- awake each day to the steely soundtracks of combative and combustible backgrounds that is the...
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An analysis of Eastern European life and its fate in the Holocaust
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Yehuda Bauer is acknowledged as one of the supreme Holocaust historians of our time, and the appearance from Yale University Press of The Death of the Shtetl only reaffirms that status, while deepening the scope of his accomplishment. The book tells an immensely complex tale with the clarity and simplicity of a master craftsman. The work's intricacies stem from the...
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Drawing on memories, drawing on canvas: The Multicultural Theatre of the Galilee combines media of the mind and the arts to present "Sofia's Drawings," a daughter's multimedia mitzvah of a remembrance of both her mother's and grandmother's ties to the Shoah. Efrat Hadani's healing work is part of a one-day Jewish Theatre Festival, to be staged on Sunday, April 25,...
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Make that a big something -- tapas rock!
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
Appetizers are my family's favorite part of dinner. From there, we could go straight to dessert. So it's not surprising that my husband and I fell in love with tapas years ago when visiting our daughter, who was spending the spring of her junior year in college in Madrid. Hailing from Andalusia, in southernmost Spain, tapas are appetizers once given...
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"The Little Traitor" is a little treasure. A coming-of-age allegory about a young boy and a young nation, "Traitor" is seditiously seductive. It straps the story of a Jewish youngster accused of collaborating with a British officer during that nation's mandate control of Palestine around a lovely, funny rites of passage play for both the boy and the State of...
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