Ever since the first Jewish resident settled in Maryland in 1656, the state has been home to a dizzying array of famous Jews.7
Music was once a way Jewish denominations distinguished themselves from one another. Now it is breaking down the walls between them, as Jenna Weissman Joselit explains.5
Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles, who has died at age 88, is best known for ‘Gimme Shelter’ and ‘Grey Gardens.’ Less is known about how Yiddishkeit influenced his work.4
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on Friday at a decision by Palestinian leaders in the West Bank to halt security coordination with Israel and called for the international community to push for a Middle East peace deal.
Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles, known for films such as “Grey Gardens” and “Gimme Shelter” that he made with his brother, has died at age 88, the operations manager at his film company said on Friday.
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