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  • Symposium on caring for survivors set

    March 28, 2011 | 10:29 am

    A symposium on caring for Holocaust survivors will bring together specialists from around the world.

    “Perspectives on Caring: Current Practice, Future Trends,” hosted by of Nazi Victim Services of Selfhelp Community Services and co-sponsored by the UJA-Federation of New York...

  • Calendar Girls Picks and Clicks Oct. 25-31: Jerusalem Symphony, Der Golem, Das Jazz, El Vote

    By Dikla Kadosh and Danielle Berrin

    October 24, 2008 | 4:28 pm

    SAT | OCTOBER 25


    (THEATER)
    A German expressionist film miraculously melds a Halloween mood with a talmudic rabbi and the Prague ghetto. "Der Golem: Wie Er in die Welt Kam" ("The Golem: How He Came Into the World") tells the legend of a clay figurine created by a rabbi to save the...

  • Ugly ties bind genocide past and present

    By Amy Klein

    March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Genocide.

    The word evokes different, powerful references, depending upon who hears it.

    For Jews, the primary thought is the Holocaust, officially recognized in the United States as the first genocide.

    For Armenians, it refers to mass killings by the Ottomans in Turkey in 1915,...

  • Community Briefs

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Rabin Tribute Marks 10th Anniversary of Assassination

    A lively, heartfelt tribute to former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin brought more than 400 people to the University of Judaism to mark the 10th year since an assassin took his life.

    "I miss the man himself; I miss the man...

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  • The Women of Worcester

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The third annual daylong symposium sponsored by the Jewish Federation in Worcester, Mass., was titled, "A Woman's Voice," without the slightest hint of irony. Less than a generation ago, "a woman's voice" meant only one thing, the talmudic prohibition of Orthodox men toward hearing...

  • Sound Advice

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    March 9, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Two recent conferences held in the Jewish community -- one on autism, the other on a wide scope of disabilities -- demonstrated the difficulties of reconciling research and reality when it comes to helping individuals with special needs.

    The University of Judaism (UJ) held its...

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