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Israel Phil and Zippity Dudamel

11:17 20 November in Arts & Culture, Latest
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By Mandy Katz [caption id="attachment_1577" align="alignleft" width="400" caption="Gustavo Dudamel"][/caption] The Israel Philharmonic must be the most relaxed symphony orchestra in the world. Really, some of these musicians literally lean back in their chairs while they play. Others sway, and I caught a trombone player whispering with the...

Israel's Donald Trump? Reality Show to Feature "The Arcadi"

18:35 18 November in Arts & Culture, Latest, Politics
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[caption id="attachment_1542" align="alignright" width="252" caption="Mayoral also-ran Gaydamak"][/caption] By Mandy Katz Jerusalem voters may have told Arcadi Gaydamak, "You're fired" last week, as Nir Barkat edged him for the Jerusalem mayoralty. But don't imagine the oligarch just sitting at home counting his shekels, or making prank phone calls to...

"Jewish Schaivo" Motl Brody Passes Away

11:47 17 November in Latest, Religion
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[caption id="attachment_1526" align="alignright" width="228" caption="CNMC"][/caption] By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler Earlier last week we wrote about the case of Motl Brody, the Orthodox Jewish boy from New York whose illness set off an emotional controversy. Because he couldn't perform basic unconscious functions, doctors at Children's National Medical Center proclaimed young...