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Debunking the Hoaxocaust

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

“When we make the holocaust our justification for everything we do, because we think it’s inarguable, we actually make it the one thing we give

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Sarah EMT

Critical Rescue: An EMT’s Life in South Ashkelon, Israel

Friday, July 25th, 2014
by on Living Around

In the hazy early-morning light, we could barely see our patient. He lay fifteen feet down in a construction pit of loose rocks, broken and

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Camp David – Habemus pacem – We have peace

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
by on Playing Around

The images projected on the screen show familiar scenes of religious division and violence in the Middle East. We see minarets rising above a mosque

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Hallie

Hallie Foote as Rosalynn Carter in Arena’s Camp David

Monday, March 24th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Camp David is known as the presidential country retreat, an enclave in the Catoctin Mountain Park, 62 miles north-northwest of Washington, D.C., where presidents, from

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The Attack – Trying to Make Sense of the Senseless

Friday, June 21st, 2013
by on Playing Around

Every Jew is part Arab and every Arab is part Jew. So proclaims Dr. Amin Jaafari (Ali Suliman giving a great nuanced performance) as he

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Woman Around Town: Julianne Brienza—
Living Life on the Fringe, Festival That Is

Monday, July 23rd, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

Putting on 130 shows in a little more than two weeks is a daunting task. Julianne Brienza manages that feat with grace, talent, and a

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Spartacus Film

Kirk Douglas’s I Am Spartacus!:
Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
by on Reading Around

Kirk Douglas was born in my hometown, Amsterdam, New York. Growing up, my mother would tell me stories about sitting next to Issur Danielovitch in

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Pottery, Table, and Jar

Faith, War, And Time: The Dead Sea Scrolls
At Discovery Times Square

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
by on Playing Around

The core power of an exhibit is the opportunity it provides to see how those long-dead lived and how they live on through their influence

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