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Using ‘Prepared Scripts’ After Gaza Flotilla Seizure Perpetuates Hateful Rhetoric – Shalom Hartman Institute

May 31, 2010

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By Donniel Hartman As I and the rest of Israeli society awakened this morning we heard the tragic news that our attempt to stop the flotilla to Gaza ended with extensive loss of life. I don’t know the facts, and I imagine it will take some time until the details surrounding the events are clarified. […]

Lt. Col. Leopold C. Newman (1839-1863): a NY Jewish war hero

May 30, 2010

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Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day for the custom of cleaning the graves of Civil War soldiers, but the location of a New York Jewish Civil War hero’s grave is uncertain. In 1861 22 year old Leopold Charles Newman, a  Columbia University alumnus who wrote poetry and fiction and read French and German literature, was […]

Brodsky and Cahan honored on their birthday anniversaries

May 28, 2010

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 Monday May 24th marked the birthday anniversaries of two Jewish-American immigrant men of letters; poet and Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, who would have been 70, was remembered by New York’s Russian speaking community at at the Russian Samovar in midtown (the event was covered by the Russian service of the BBC), and journalist, novelist, and founder of […]

Early June Jewish meditation classes and discussions in Manhattan and Brooklyn

May 27, 2010

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Shoshana’s Sex in The City photoshoot

May 27, 2010

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IMHO Shoshana is hotter than any of the Sex and The City characters or cast members.

Saudi Gazette – Moudhi riding on a donkey

May 26, 2010

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Denied the right to drive a car or even ride a bicycle a Saudi woman resorts to riding a donkey. To read the article click here OPINION Moudhi riding on a donkey By Abdullah Nasser Al-Fouzan To Top 8 Comments have been posted. Post Your Comments » Can This Be True? Okay, Ladies, you know […]

4 Little Love Story Poems by Carol Novack | Metazen

May 26, 2010

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Relations Auntie was prone to say: “Cheese is best when sliced thin just like life.”  She always bit off a lot of less than she could chew and avoided more than a mot of mirth, even with dessert and a spot of port. “Take little and relish it, and you will be sufficient. But that’s just […]