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Jewish View with Assemblyman Dov Hikind

 27.01.2014

Dov discusses his parents survival in Nazi Germany and how he came to realize FDR was an anti-Semite. He also discusses his passion for doing the right thing, according to his principles and not the way his constituents want him to vote. One surprising fact during the conversation included that Dov does not sit on any Assembly committee. He represents the neighborhoods of Borough Park, Midwood.and parts of Flatbush.

Limmud Conference: Why Judaism?

11.03.2014

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The World of Midrash – The Secret Of the 3 Holy Places

12.06.2013

Rabbi David Marcus discusses how Abraham made a real estate transaction by paying money for the Cave of the Patriarchs. Is the Bible enough proof of this transaction? Are the rest of the nations of the world convinced that this is evidence?

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The World of Midrash – Ogg King of Bashan

 12.06.2013

Ogg King of Bashan – The World of Midrash – Part 1
Throughout the Bible there have been references to the Giant Ogg. Who is this giant? Why must we be warned of him? How can we take the stories about him literally?

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The World of Midrash – Moses’ Magical Rod

 13.08.2013

Moses’ Magical Rod – The World of Midrash
Why is magic considered a form of idolatry? Even more so, why did the Jewish leader, Moses, have a magical rod? Did the Israelites believe Moses possessed his own intrinsic power?

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Hollywood’s Oscar-Winning Rabbi Takes Jewish History to the Stars
Tablet Magazine
Hier prefers to use his films to disseminate his message, seeing them as serving as cinematic ambassadors for Jewish history and the Jewish state. Moriah’s house style can best be described as Jewish Ken Burns, employing dramatic music cues, artfully 
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History matters
Canadian Jewish News
Whereas one may or may not choose to embrace religion, history on the other hand, is a fixed and inseparable identity. Jewish history offers narratives that relate most Jews to each other in genealogical ways. History defines a trajectory that can help 
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Opposites: Samuel Rosenman and Queen Esther
San Diego Jewish World
Rather its message continues to resonate throughout the course of Jewish history. With this simple thought in mind, we will examine a perplexing passage that appears in the Book of Esther. Hathach returned to Esther and told her what Mordecai had said.
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The Jews, a history in so many, many words

Business Standard
Simon Schama, the prolific and protean British historian whose topics have included the French Revolution and the history of art, arrives now with a history of the Jewish people, and it’s a multimedia happening: two books and a five-part television 
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A cultural history of Jewish dress
Jerusalem Post
A new exhibition at the Israel Museum titled “Dress Codes – Revealing the JewishWardrobe” features over 100 costumes from four continents. The rich display showcases the colors, textures, history and symbolism of clothing, offering a cross-cultural 
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Personal Journey: Called to take part in service at Russia’s Jewish museum
Philly.com
On a scheduled bus trip in Moscow, we went to the Museum of the Jewish History in Russia, the only Jewish museum and Holocaust memorial in the country. When we got to the museum, the men were laying tefillin – wearing black boxes on their foreheads 
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March 16: English history
Jerusalem Post
The thousand-year history of Jewish settlement in England began with the Norman conquest in 1066. The massacre of the Jews of York in 1190 eventually led to the expulsion of the Jews in 1290 by Edward I. The expulsion lasted for some three and a half 
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Women Scholars to Present A Candid Conversation About Jewish-Christian 
Seton Hall University News & Events
She holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology from the City University of New York, a master’s of science degree in Jewish history from Yeshiva University, and has been honored for her work, particularly in Israel. Among her most widely-read books 
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The Ages of Purim
Arutz Sheva
The old Jews know what the New Age Jews do not, that history has not ended, that the past is still with us and that it has sharp teeth. They know that Man has not changed, that his sophistication is still only a shell and that sooner or later the shell 
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