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  • TONIGHT: Meet the filmmakers and directors from Ma’ale Film School

    By JewishJournal

    March 1, 2012 | 2:07 pm

    Israel is among the top ten countries in Academy Award nominations for Best Foreign Film.  One reason for that achievement might just be Ma’ale Film School in Jerusalem.  Two time Academy Award nominee Joseph Cedar (“Footnote,” “Beaufort”) teaches there and is a big...

  • Gilo barriers to be dismantled

    August 12, 2010 | 11:40 am

    The concrete barriers surrounding the Jerusalem neighborhood Gilo will be removed, Israel’s military announced.

    The barriers were erected eight years ago during the second Palestinian intifada to protect the residents of Gilo from regular sniper fire from the Palestinian town Beit Jala.

    The decision to remove the protective structures, announced Thursday by the Israel Defense Forces, was made due to the “stable security situation in the area.”

  • Finding Support

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    September 9, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    On a Wednesday night, about a dozen parents of children with developmental disabilities gather at Sinai Temple, a Conservative synagogue on the Westside. They meet to knock down barriers and dispel myths, to offer a shoulder to cry on and good advice on working the system of state...