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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Arts & Culture

Boxing Gym

13:06 30 September in Arts & Culture, Culture, Latest, Misc
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By Symi Rom-Rymer Lord’s Gym, Austin, Texas: Thwack. Sssssss. Clang, clang, clang. Slapslapslapslap. In a small, white shingled building hidden behind a Goodwill store, posters of famous fights and fighters frozen in position overlap on the walls. Worn boxing rings and masking tape-encased punching bags reign supreme. In this atmosphere of muscles...

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08:04 09 April in Arts & Culture, Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert President Obama has decided to remove the terms "islamic extremism" and "jihad" from the document detailing the country's national security policy in order to ease relations between the US and Muslim nations. Hungarian Jews marched through Budapest's Old Ghetto district to protest the recent...

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10:51 19 March in Arts & Culture, Latest, Misc
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By Michelle Albert The newly expanded Jewish Museum in London opened Wednesday. It boasts a 13th century mikvah, an 18th century silver and coral Torah case from Iraq and the boxing shorts worn by Jewish boxer Harry Mizler, Britain's 1934 lightweight boxing champ. Minnesota senator and former...

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11:30 12 March in Arts & Culture, Latest, Misc
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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLEmyeQlS5M&feature=player_embedded] By Michelle Albert Snuggle up with popcorn and a blanket and watch Heeb's countdown of the 100 greatest Jewish movie moments. To top off your Jewish movie experience, check out Moment's feature on great Jewish films. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanayhu is scrambling for a way to...