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Hebrew Is In Trouble — Here’s What We Need To Do

Learning Hebrew is dependent on providing students with teachers who know how to teach languages, and setting aside the time for students to learn.

Here I Am in Texas, At the Gates of a Refugee Camp

A physician rallies against the detention of immigrant children, sharing Yiddish poetry with fellow protesters.

Michael Seidenberg, Who Ran New York’s Most Remarkable Secret Bookstore, Dies At 64

Seidenberg ran Brazenhead Books on the sly in his East 84th Street apartment, forming a popular hangout for New York’s literati.

Happy 20th To ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ —  Stanley Kubrick’s Peculiarly Jewish Film

Did Kubrick still believe that audiences would not be interested in, would perhaps even be turned off by, a narrative about Jews?

In A Forged Van Gogh, A Real Story Of Lives Uprooted By Nazis

Clare Clark’s novel portrays a Berlin of deepening shadows, beset by hyperinflation and violence, darkened by the eclipse of freedom.

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