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Arts & Culture

A Jewish Exodus to a New Nation

Reprinted from the New York Times. Photo above by Mark Kauzlarich for The New York Times.-By Joseph BergerIF such events can be said to have an upside, the Inquisition had one for Spanish and Portuguese Jews: It propelled them to the Americas, where they largely found the tolerance…

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Arts & Culture, People

Show Off Your Sukkah

Have you built your family sukkah this year? Snap a photo and share it with us. We want to see how your family celebrates the holiday, eating or even sleeping outside in the wilds of your Mid-South backyard.We’ll compile a pictorial of all submissions and share it…

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Arts & Culture, News

Lunch Break Video: The Rock N Roll Abraham

The Nobel Prize goes to global titans in literature. Harold Pinter. Alice Munro. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Toni Morrison. Bob Dylan?Citing Dylan’s “new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,” the Swedish Academy has named the iconic Jewish singer/songwriter as the winner of this year’s Nobel Prize…

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