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epub |eng | 2019-08-29 | Author:Norman Lebrecht

An elusive Jewish sound: George Gershwin paints Arnold Schoenberg, 1936. ‌Nine 1911 Blues ’n’ Jews One sweltering summer’s afternoon on a brownstone stoop in the Bronx or Harlem, a bunch ...
( Category: Jewish January 18,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-12-02 | Author:Françoise Frenkel

* * * Before me, a magnificent view: here, bare, arid rocks; over there, verdant mountains, vast fields of flowers, olive trees, palms, lemon and orange trees; the whole floral ...
( Category: United States January 16,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2019-10-28 | Author:Adam Frankel [Frankel, Adam]

20 Genealogical Bewilderment With Mom and Dad at Cambridge Beaches in 1985. Courtesy of the author I DON’T HAVE A lot of memories of Mom and Dad before they separated. ...
( Category: Jewish January 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-12-02 | Author:Norman Lebrecht

Being Arnold Schoenberg is never easy, least of all for the man behind the name. Edgy, provocative, hotheaded, stubborn, insensitive, antisocial, and downright rude are just a few of the ...
( Category: Jewish December 30,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Tom Segev [Segev, Tom]

“OFFENSIVE DEFENSE” It was a relatively quiet year; tensions between Arabs and Jews centered largely on criminal violations. The day after the UN decision, at about the same time that ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents November 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2002-05-02 | Author:Laurence Rees [Rees, Laurence]

7 THE TIDE TURNS 1942 WAS A year of transformation on the Eastern Front. At the start of it the Red Army was grappling with the Germans at the gates ...
( Category: Fascism October 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Renia Spiegel

OCTOBER 10, 1941, FRIDAY17 It’s so sad at home. Today the piano was taken away, so the flat is empty; today Arianka went to Mama, so the soul is empty. ...
( Category: Jewish October 3,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Segev, Tom; [Segev, Tom]

“OFFENSIVE DEFENSE” It was a relatively quiet year; tensions between Arabs and Jews centered largely on criminal violations. The day after the UN decision, at about the same time that ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents September 23,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-09-02 | Author:Dennis Ross

RABIN’S EVOLUTION ON THE PALESTINIANS In his memoirs, written after he resigned as prime minister in 1977, Rabin addresses the Palestinian problem, saying there is “really no ideal solution” to ...
( Category: Presidents & Heads of State September 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-02 | Author:Maria Tumarkin

PART TWO I’ve heard Lorrie Moore say in a lecture she delivered at New York Public Library that parenting’s mostly useless: in the making of personhood the culprits are biochemistry ...
( Category: Victorian September 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-08-13 | Author:Ellen Korman Mains

Several surprises followed my retreat. Herb had decided to visit for a week, but came down with a cold at the last minute and rescheduled his trip for six days ...
( Category: Women & Judaism August 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-04-20 | Author:Thomas Cahill [Cahill, Thomas]

Bloodshed follows the orgy of betrayal. Moshe descends from the Mountain, the two tablets of the Ten Words in his hands, hears “the sound of choral-song”—the antiphonal chanting characteristic of ...
( Category: Jewish July 1,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-07 | Author:Bert Lewyn

16 Damn Yankee I SPENT THE NEXT DAY, like many other days, wandering the streets of Berlin. I noticed my shoes were beginning to wear out, which didn’t surprise me. ...
( Category: Jewish March 8,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Joanie Holzer Schirm

I didn’t think I would hear back from the author, but a month later he answered. Agreeing to be a source, I typed a five-page response, attempting to share pertinent ...
( Category: Jewish March 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-02-23 | Author:Farideh Goldin [Goldin Farideh]

05 BABA 1981, Tehran I didn’t hear back from Mr. Rabizadeh’s office. Every time I called, the secretary picked up the phone and promised that she would convey the message. ...
( Category: Jewish February 24,2017 )