Arts & Culture

Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War Tomorrow Night on WKNO

A daring rescue mission on the precipice of World War II. Multiple life-threatening missions in Europe. Hundreds of imperiled political dissidents and Jewish refugees spirited away from the Nazi occupation across Europe.Ken Burns’ newest documentary about the Holocaust and World War II airs tomorrow (Tuesday, September 20) at…

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Arts & Culture

Lunch Break Video: What the Heck is Ye-Ye Music?

Everyone knows the heavy hitters of North American and British music: Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Amy Winehouse.But Jewish artists are all over popular music, across the globe, playing every genre imaginable. Join us as we launch a new Friday feature, Lunch Break Video, which will scour planet Earth for…

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People

A Pride of Lions: International Lion of Judah Conference

Eshet chayil mi yimtza v’rachok mip’ninim michrah- An accomplished woman, who can find? Her value is far beyond pearls- from the Eshet Chayil, a poem attributed to King Solomon that concludes the book of proverbs. 17,500 women strong, the Jewish Federation’s Lion of Judah cohort are…

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People

Human Ski Boats?

We already miss the refreshingly cool waters at the MJCC’s outdoor pool, and are counting the days until next year’s season opens.But this year sure ended on a high note, didn’t it? The nutty Cardboard Boat Race was as ridiculous as ever, and gave us…

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