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This spring, Music of Remembrance has a ticket to ride

This spring, Music of Remembrance has a ticket to ride

By Peter Klein, Special to the Jewish Sound Music of Remembrance’s spring concert has something for movie buffs, Klezmer fans, and classical audiences alike: The program includes a showing of the 1918 German silent film “The Yellow Ticket,” with a new score composed by Klezmer superstar violinist Alicia Svigals. In addition, two contrasting compositions by(…)

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‘Jaffa’ solicits youthful dancing partners for peace

‘Jaffa’ solicits youthful dancing partners for peace

By Michael Fox, Special to the Jewish Sound Going back at least as far as 2001’s “Promises,” most recent documentaries that opted for an optimistic slant on the Israeli-Palestinian situation centered on children. The next generation, to be sure, is the universal embodiment of hope. But betting on today’s children to solve a problem down(…)

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The Passion of the Jewish-ish cartoon

The Passion of the Jewish-ish cartoon

  Cartoonists like Matt Groening have made it big through cartoons like “The Simpsons.” Mark I. Pinsky has found fame not be creating a cartoon, but by writing about them. Pinsky is an investigative journalist who has spent a large chunk of his writing career delving deeply into the connection between religion and animated entertainment.(…)

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