How About a Kosher Super Bowl Half Time Show?

The Super Bowl Halftime Show has not been very Jewish in recent years. If you’re not a fan of Katy Perry, Nachum Segal has the answer: the ‘Kosher Halftime Show.’

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The Humdrum life of an Israeli secret-agent

In Angouleme, Israeli Cartoonists Talk About Charlie Hebdo — And BDS

Cartoonists are pondering their role in a changed world at the International Comics Festival. The Israeli delegation talks to the Forward about BDS and Charlie Hebdo.

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In New HBO Special, Mel Brooks Is in Fine Form

Some of the material in Mel Brooks’s new HBO special will prove familiar to fans, but it’s a tribute to the comedian’s genius that he still has baskets of farm-fresh anecdotes to offer.

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Can Digital Badges Save Hebrew School?

Community schools struggle to show their unique advantages.Can badges help? How a handful of innovators are trying to ‘gamify’ Jewish education.

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Lieder of the Pack: A few months before he died at the age of 31, Schubert produced a setting for the 92nd Psalm.

How Franz Schubert Found Himself in Shul

Why did Austrian composer Franz Schubert wrote a Psalm setting in Hebrew just a few months before he died? The composer’s Jewish ties are deeper than one might think.

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