Jewish Journal

Viennese Cowboy in the Middle East

Itamar Treves-Tchelet

May 14, 2012 | 1:21 pm

The two brown horses gallop lightly on the famous Viennese Ringstrasse. They remain calm, even when cars drive by from left and right. “This part is called Karl-Lueger-Ring, after the... read on

  • Pale-green crystals of gas. Majdanek - the cemetery of Europe, dir. A. Ford

    Ewa Popowska

    May 14, 2012 | 1:18 pm

    When on July 24th,1944 the movie crew entered the area of the concentration camp in Majdanek, the blood was still running down the stairs, discarded by the Nazis, who in the last few hours of being stationed there before the escape, did everything within their means to destroy as... read on

  • Israel Role as Environmental Leader

    Linda Katz

    May 14, 2012 | 1:14 pm

    Innovation is often born from necessity. Israel’s environmental partnership began long before climate change became an ‘issue’, allowing the country to grow and thrive. Israel learned to produce food (in the desert) and conserve water, two resources needed for life, yet... read on

  • Intermarriage, Holocaust remembrance and the victory over Hitler

    Mendelssohn X

    May 14, 2012 | 1:06 pm

    Article taken from: http://www.jewdyssee.com

    Yesterday I posted the Ynet-article about the extremist group „Lehava“ who currently runs „Jewish Girls – Don´t date Non-Jews“-campaigns in Israel.
    Interestingly, many decent people told me in private that those issues... read on

  • Israel´s Independence Day or Why the true Liberal Left should ...

    Mendelssohn X

    April 29, 2012 | 2:16 pm

    You can find this article also here:http://www.jewdyssee.com

    Not that it has ever been easy, but recently expressing sympathies for Israel among European leftwing liberals receives the same reaction as if you had said: I like fake boobs. People have a hard time imagining that there... read on

  • ‘Hidden Jews’: Closer than I thought

    Linda Katz / NY, NY

    April 29, 2012 | 2:12 pm

    I am a typical naive American.  Certainly K.K. communicated this through rolling eyes while showing me around Jewish Krakow.  Traveling through Eastern Europe with the mission of talking with Jewish communities, I was often amazed and awed by what I heard - even by what I knew. ... read on

  • A weekend with Israeli dance in Poland - Inbal

    Katarzyna Odrzywołek/ Poland

    April 29, 2012 | 2:08 pm

    “When you dance, you can enjoy the luxury of being you.”

    Paulo Coelho – The Witch of Portobello

    Friday, 1 o’clock p.m., the fifth platform crowded as always. The Krakow – Warsaw train will arrive any minute. In my bag – several sets of sports clothes, comfortable shoes... read on

  • Dress British, Think Yiddish -newest exhibition of the Vienna Jewish Museum

    Ian Shulman / Austria

    April 29, 2012 | 2:04 pm

    This quote attributed to the Hollywood talent agent, ‘the last mogul’ Lew Wasserman seemed to be the key to the newest exhibition of the Vienna Jewish Museum - ‘Bigger Than Life. 100 Years of Hollywood: A Jewish Experience’. Just as the quote implies to look conventional, but... read on

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