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  • The post-wandering Jew

    By David Suissa

    January 29, 2014 | 3:46 pm

    What does it mean to be a nomadic people? For most of our long history, Jews have been nomads. It’s only recently that we’ve started to settle down. But have we lost something in that process? Has Judaism lost some of its vitality in the absence of movement, which has defined so...

  • Buddha in Auschwitz

    By Perry Garfinkel

    June 22, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    It sounds like the set-up for a politically incorrect joke: Did you hear the one about the journalist who began his journey in the Buddha's

    footsteps in Poland?

    The Buddha ("the awakened one") never stepped foot west of what is now India. I was on assignment for National Geographic...

  • Jewish Getaways

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Looking for a getaway with a Jewish twist? With Passover approaching and summer down the road, there are many opportunities for such travel. Here are a few options:

    Seders Far and Near

    When it comes to celebrating Passover, you can truly be a wandering Jew, thanks to an abundance...

  • Inuit All Along

    By Journal Staff

    June 13, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Call him Norman of the North -- or the Wandering Jew.

    That's the best way to explain how cinematographer Norman Cohn of Washington Heights, N.Y., moved to the Canadian Arctic and shot the first Inuit-language feature film. He was the only non-Inuit to work on Zacharius Kunuk's "The...

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