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Rina Schenfeld to perform at Paris‘s Palais Garnier

Rina Schenfeld to perform at Paris‘s Palais Garnier

Gabriel Garcia Marquez once said, “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old; they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” According to this theory, Rina Schenfeld is one of the youngest 80-year-olds in the world. Be the first to know – Born and raised […]

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Efrat Rubin’s duality of birds

Efrat Rubin’s duality of birds

Like so many great artistic collaborations, choreographer Efrat Rubin and musician Yehu Yaron’s relationship began in fragmented conversations held while waiting for the children to exit kindergarten. “Yehu and I have kids in the same school,” explained Rubin over coffee in Masaryk Square in Tel Aviv. Be the first to […]

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‘The Angel’ cometh to Netflix

‘The Angel’ cometh to Netflix

The long-awaited Netflix movie, Ariel Vromen’s The Angel, which starts streaming on September 14, tells the gripping story of Ashraf Marwan (Marwan Kenzari), an Egyptian who became a spy for Israel and who gave the Israeli authorities information which alerted them to the outbreak of the Yom Kippur War ahead […]

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The majesty and the mystery of Kol Nidre

The majesty and the mystery of Kol Nidre

Kol Nidre is an ancient Jewish prayer melody that carries with it a heavy emotional weight, accumulated over the ages. Encompassed in this bundle of emotions are the memories of the troubles, pogroms and disasters experienced by the Jewish people in the diaspora. The Kole Nidre melody has always enjoyed […]

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Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year

Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year

Yom Kippur is the Jewish "Day of Atonement," the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. The day‘s laws and customs are intended to focus the individual completely on G-d. This year, Yom Kippur begins a few minutes before sunset on Tuesday, September 18th and concludes after nightfall on Wednesday, September […]

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