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  • Mark Kligman fills new Mickey Katz chair at UCLA

    By Jonathan Maseng

    August 13, 2014 | 12:01 pm

    Mickey Katz is a name not well known to most young Americans, or even young American Jews, but his influence on popular culture has been significant. The father of Joel Grey and grandfather of Jennifer Grey was a man ahead of his time, a comedian and musician who eschewed...

  • In music, tracing the 600-year odyssey of the Sarajevo Haggadah

    April 8, 2014 | 2:00 pm

    Growing up in Bosnia, Merima Kljuco was familiar with the Sarajevo Haggadah.

    The medieval, illuminated manuscript was considered a treasure of the Bosnian National Museum for more than a century. Its 600-year journey from Spain through Italy and then Sarajevo, and its survival...

  • Outreach get kids in tune with Sephardic melodies

    By Roberto Loiederman

    April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Dozens of elementary school children, Jews and non-Jews, a great many of them Latinos, danced in the sanctuary aisles in wild abandon. Accompanied by a live symphony orchestra, a tall, balding Argentine cantor with an operatic voice and arms waving straight out at his sides like a...
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