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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Arts & Culture

A Boy Named David

10:54 20 September in Arts & Culture
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by Symi Rom-Rymer David, the recently released feature film directed by Joel Fendelman and written by Fendelman and Patrick Daly, sets out to tell one story, but ends up telling two. The first is about the accidental meeting of two boys, Daud and Yoav, one Muslim,...

Tell Us Your Story!

10:22 02 September in Arts & Culture, Moment Magazine
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Moment's annual Short Fiction and Memoir Contests are currently accepting submissions! The Moment-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest, established in 2000, is an international contest that encourages writers of all faiths to submit short fiction about a subject related to Judaism or Jewish culture or history....

Singing a New Song

11:47 01 September in Arts & Culture
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By Steven Philp It goes without saying that these are trying times. Yet it is in the face of crisis that humankind produces its best music, art, and literature; while grappling with adversity, men and women exercise their creative abilities to express anger, sadness, and—above all—hope...

Should Jews Play Wagner?

14:28 28 July in Arts & Culture, Culture
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by Theodore Samets Richard Wagner, the lauded 19th-century German composer of operas such asTristan und Isolde and Parsifal, had an anti-Semitic streak. It was more than just a streak. He discussed Jews throughout his writings, most notably in an essay, “Judaism in Music,” which derided Felix Mendelssohn...