Writer-director Rama Burshtein has made two acclaimed films about the ultra-Orthodox world - 'Fill the Void' and now 'Through the Wall.' However, she says she has no interest in preaching to the converted.
For Jews, a large, festive meal isn’t a once-a-year affair like Thanksgiving, but rather a weekly routine. This menu will let you pull together a well-thought-out Friday night dinner with Eastern and Western influences in one afternoon.
By the 1920s, only a small remnant of Harlem’s Jews remained.
It is not clear why the announcement of the death of the singer-poet, who was buried Thursday in Montreal, was delayed.
In his final album, the burden on his shoulders is lighter and it's almost possible to see the thin smile on his lips as he makes his way, in typically funeral tempo, to the finish line.
God is the dominant image in the poet’s most-loved songs and is present in different ways, even more than lovers.
The poet's lyrics were full of Jewish and Biblical inspiration.
Cohen 'knew how to be with Israel on battlefields and during years of growth,' President Reuven Rivlin says, while opposition leader Herzog calls the late poet 'a voice that tried to achieve peace and justice.'
The legendary singer, who died on Friday at 82, has long held a special place in the hearts of Israelis, thanks in large parts to his touching act of solidarity during one of their darkest moments.
Canadian Asper Foundation has tapped famed architect Frank Gehry to design the building, but city has yet to approve any plans.