Friday, September 21, 2018

Author: Sala Levin

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....

Remembering Samuel Menashe

12:49 30 August in Politics
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The Jewish poet Samuel Menashe passed away on August 22; the New York native's work, though beloved by fellow poets, did not receive widespread attention until he received the Poetry Foundation's inaugural "Neglected Masters Award" in 2004. One of Menashe's poems appeared in the September/October...

Israel Takes on Wikimania

10:09 12 August in Culture, topics
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by Charles Kopel “Education is a human right,” declared Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Sue Gardner to an applauding crowd of six hundred last week in the Haifa Auditorium. The audience was gathered for Wikimania 2011, an annual event to celebrate the Foundation's mission and accomplishments, and to...

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...