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Tag: Israel @ 60
December 11, 2008 | 2:08 amCraig Taubman is a very happy guy, but on Yom HaAtzmaut last spring, as Jewish communities around the world were celebrating Israel's 60th anniversary, he wasn't a happy camper.
August 6, 2008 | 10:53 pm
July 14, 2008 | 10:09 pm
Sound footage of Ben Gurion proclaiming the State of Israel on May 14, 1948—and then everyone says a “shecheyanu!”
June 27, 2008 | 1:15 pm
May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pmThe two greatest Jewish inventions of the 20th century are, to my mind at least, Hollywood and Israel.
Yes, there were individual Jews whose genius shaped the past century -- Freud, Marx, Einstein and, of course, Bob Dylan -- but Hollywood and Israel are two enterprises a great many...
May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pm
May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pmBlogging for Israel's Anniversary
Craig Taubman loves to brainstorm. That's how he came up with many of his ideas for Israel's 60th anniversary -- such as the "flash mob," where 60 people will converge in a Los Angeles street (he won't say when and where), stand still for 60 seconds,...