Monthly Archives: April 2009

Artist-American

Excerpted from the identity section of a 45-minute dance work entitled The Thirteen Levels of Desire by Karen Goodman The following text is projected on the backdrop of a stage while Karen dances variations on the movements of traditional davening … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Heritage

An Inheritance By Lisa Alcalay Klug Dr. Maya Angelou offers her listeners a unique way to share their stories with her and her audiences on Oprah Radio. On online link invites listeners to send in their thoughts on what it … Continue reading

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Who Is She? She Who Is Who She Is.

Frida Kahlo at the synagogue: Maya Escobar and the young Jewish-American Creation By David Sperber Ma’arav Israeli Arts and Culture magazine Translated from the Hebrew by Shlomit Nehorai* Maya Escobar is no doubt one of the “hottest” things developing in … Continue reading

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Passover Around The World

A Fistful of Lentils By Jennifer Abadi In the 1960s, it was not necessarily unique to be Jewish on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, but being of Sephardic or Middle Eastern descent was. While my father’s side of the family was … Continue reading

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