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As of March 27, 2015, The Jewish Sound will cease publication. This August, a new magazine will emerge to highlight the Jewish community of Seattle. Thank you for your support. The Jewish Community Calendar will continue to be maintained, and can be reached here.

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An American love story

An American love story

By Emily K. Alhadeff, Associate Editor, The Jewish Sound What happens when a white Jewish girl from Seattle falls in love with an African-American Christian man from South Carolina? In the case of Miriam Sternoff and O’Neal McKnight, shenanigans. As their cultures collided again and again, McKnight, a comedian, did the obvious thing. He pitched(…)

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With ‘Jewish Journey,’ PBS traces 350 years of migrations

With ‘Jewish Journey,’ PBS traces 350 years of migrations

By Tom Tugend, JTA World News Service LOS ANGELES (JTA) — “You survive, you honor us by living,” said Martin Greenfield, now a New York master tailor, recalling his father’s words after he was liberated from the Buchenwald concentration camp. The quote could easily be taken as the theme of “The Jewish Journey: America,” a(…)

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‘Kosher Soul’ plays on stereotypes — amusing some, angering others

‘Kosher Soul’ plays on stereotypes — amusing some, angering others

By Anthony Weiss, JTA World News Service LOS ANGELES (JTA) — In the first episode of “Kosher Soul,” O’Neal McKnight, a Southern-raised African-American man about to marry a white Jewish woman from Seattle, has an epiphany about his upcoming marriage — it’s like a black-and-white cookie. “It’s all about the whole cookie,” he explains to his fiancee, Miriam(…)

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