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Articles with keyword "Jews"

Illustration of Walter Matthau.


Getting to the roots of Jewish comedy

Tracing Jewish-American comedy through the Borsht Belt and beyond

Embroidered panel, Janiszew Prison Camp


A Memory of Survival

A woman tells the story of her Holocaust survival through her embroidered art.


Eavesdropping on a Generation

Yiddish programs from the Golden Age of radio hit the airwaves.


Songs of the Sephardim

Scholars are saving the ballads and poetry of a dispersed people.


Isaac Bashevis Singer: Master Storyteller

A rabbi's son takes his tales of the shtetl to America and wins a Nobel Prize.

Beth Shalom in Elkins Park, PA


Cohen: Codesigner

Rabbi and Architect Scale New Heights with Innovative Synagogue.

The Great Mosque of Cordoba


Thieves of Pleasure

A vicious fraternal war rewards Alfonso VI with the artistic and poetic treasures of al-Andalus.