Kulanu, a grassroots organization that supports returning, emerging, and isolated communities around the globe is hosting the first-ever film festival of African Jewish documentaries focused solely on the experience of Jewish Africans, their challenges and successes, past and … [Read more...] about First-Ever Kulanu African Jewish Film Festival to be Held in New York City
With a broad line-up of the latest movies depicting today’s Jewish culture and heritage, the 7th Budapest Jewish and Israeli Film Festival is the largest event of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe. This year’s programme features a fresh selection of recent pictures from Fra … [Read more...] about Budapest Jewish and Israeli Film Festival Returns
By Seth Chalmer I fear American Jewish culture may not survive Pandora and Spotify. How shall I explain? I was once told that the first song to sell a million copies was ‘The Maple Leaf Rag,” by Scott Joplin, in 1897. Actually, this is a myth. “The Maple Leaf Rag” was popula … [Read more...] about Cloud Streaming American Judaism
With the new academic year about to begin, nine leading Israeli artists will take up residency at colleges and universities across the U.S. through the Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artists program. The Program, run under the auspices of the Israel Institute, has been bringing p … [Read more...] about Leading Israeli Artists are Coming to Campus
By Hannah S Pressman When Judah Met Moshe Moshe the Mensch is ready for his selfie, but are we ready for another Hanukkah mascot? The Hanukkah toy sensation, The Mensch on a Bench, started out last year as an explicit homage to the popular Christmas toy, The Elf on the … [Read more...] about How Menschy is the Mensch on a Bench?