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  • Knowing Oneself: The Art of Translation

    By Beit T'shuvah

    April 29, 2013 | 2:09 pm

    By Matt Shapiro

    “Communication is always an act of translation.” The words ring in my head, lingering. It’s Friday at Beit T’shuvah, and I'm sitting in on a seminar with the Center for Collective Wisdom, discussing organizational spirituality and how to access the deeper wisdom...

  • Hebrew Bible published In Eskimo language

    May 18, 2012 | 10:41 am

    After a 34-year translation project, the Hebrew Bible and New Testament were published for the first time this week in an Eskimo language.

    A group of Inuit Christians in the Canadian territory Nunavut completed the task of translating the texts into the local Inuktitut, according to...

  • Two “Jewish” Changes in New Catholic Bible

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 2, 2011 | 5:40 pm

    As reported in USA Today and elsewhere, the new version of the New American Bible to be released on March 9 has a few changes aimed at being “more accurate, more accessible and more poetic.”

    Two of the changes in the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ new text might be of...

  • U CAN HAZ BIBLE

    By JewishJournal.com

    October 14, 2007 | 6:23 pm

    The Internets seem to generate phresh pop culture phenoms on a regular basis. The dancing baby, the Kiss Me Turk, All Your Base Belong to Us, and Chris Crocker (who inspired our immensely popular YouTube video “Leave Israel Alone”) are just a few.

    One of this year’s most visited Web...

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  • Briefs: Journalist: West Is losing ‘War of Ideas;’ Daniel Pipes comes to Pepperdine

    January 25, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Journalist: West Is Losing War of Ideas

    The conflict between the West and terrorist Islam is not about terrorism, land or economic grievances but about fundamental ideas -- and the West is losing.

    So posits Melanie Phillips, a feisty British journalist, who backed up her thesis in...

  • Spectator - A Night at the Hebraic Opera

    By Amy Klein

    February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Opera fans don't mind watching theater unfold in a foreign language. So perhaps Molière fans will enjoy seeing his work performed in Hebrew.

    That's one of the hopes of Ori Dinur, director of "The Imaginary Invalid," Molière's 17th century comedy about a hypochondriac and his...

  • Q & A With Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

    By Gaby Wenig

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz has written more than 60 books on Jewish spirituality, but he is most famous for his translation and commentary of the Babylonian Talmud, which made the complicated text accessible to millions of otherwise ignorant Jews.

    Recently, Steinsaltz turned his attention...

  • L’ Chaim Time Anytime

    By Gaby Wenig

    January 16, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    For all the deli eaters out there who feel frustrated that the highfalutin French waters normally found at delis are simply not idiosyncratic or funny enough to hold up to their pastrami and rye sandwiches, former entertainment executive Jane Kaplan has come to the rescue with a...

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