Tag: Israeli

Israeli TV Show ‘Shtisel’ Sparks Discussion

Local West Bloomfield pair start Facebook group for Israeli TV series about an ultra-Orthodox family. By Esther Allweiss Ingber "Shtisel," an engaging Israeli television drama about...

Oscar Hopes for Newman and Nattiv

Nominated film, 'Skin,' earns kudos for native Detroiter and her Israeli husband. By Suzanne Chessler Photos courtesy of Jaime Ray Newman and Guy Nattiv The journey from...
Daniel Barenboim conducting

Daniel Barenboim Is Named Musical Director of La Scala Opera House

October 13, 2011 Israeli composer Daniel Barenboim is named as the musical director of Milan Italy’s La Scala Opera House. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in...
Amalie Materna, Emil Scaria and Hermann Winkelmann (right) in the 1882 premiere production of Parsifal in Bayreuth, 1882

My Parsifal Conductor

Alice Burdick Schweiger Special to the Jewish News Heading to NYC this fall? Check out this play written by a Jew, based on an opera...
a row of mailboxes line a road with a lot of fallen leaves on it.

Letters – September 27, 2018

End To Palestinian Aid Is Short-Sighted Thank you for publishing Neri Zilber’s thoughtful commentary, “Why Are Some Israelis Worried About Cuts to Palestinian Aid?” (Sept....
Poster for The Band's Visit - A New Musical with a band playing in the desert sand.

Why Tony-Winning Musical The Band’s Visit Is Just That Important

Sponsored by The Lash Lounge I first became interested in Broadway musicals when I saw Wicked in 2011. I never would have imagined that one...
Saralee Shrell-Fox, Rabbi Reuven Stamov and Gila Katz with the 1st-Time Torah Readers

Camp Ramah Yachad: Jewish life flourishing in the Ukraine

By Saralee Shrell-Fox Camp Ramah Yachad in Ukraine makes history with counselors and campers reading Torah for the very first time. Israeli musician and "Ba'alat...
Honey with apple for Rosh Hashana, jewish New Year. Selective focus. community

Guest Column: Rosh Hashanah Greetings

The High Holidays are my favorite time of year because they are a time of coming together as a community. In fact, many Jewish laws...
A delegation of rabbis from Israel and around the globe visited the Arab village of Husan last month.

Practical Co-Existence

Local rabbi visits Arab village with a grassroots group of Palestinians and Israelis. Last month on a rabbinical conference in Israel conducted by the pluralistic...
Brent Maxwell

Investing In Detroit Real Estate

Lynne Golodner Special to the Jewish News Brent Maxwell inspires Israelis to build up the Motor City. Brent Maxwell has always believed in Detroit’s potential. Even...