Dor Chadash

36 Under 36 2009: Ran Fuchs, 30

Staff Writer
04/24/2009

Moving back and forth from Tel Aviv to New York as a child, 30-year-old Ran Fuchs describes himself as the quintessential Israeli-American hybrid. Ultimately, he and his parents settled in New York, but he never felt completely at home in either place. "In the United States I felt very Israeli, and in Israel I felt very American," he says.

36 Under 36 2009: Ran Fuchs, 30

Staff Writer
04/24/2009

Moving back and forth from Tel Aviv to New York as a child, 30-year-old Ran Fuchs describes himself as the quintessential Israeli-American hybrid. Ultimately, he and his parents settled in New York, but he never felt completely at home in either place. "In the United States I felt very Israeli, and in Israel I felt very American," he says.

Not A ‘Hava Nagila’ Crowd

04/23/2004
Staff Writer
It’s not your zayde’s Yom Ha’Atzmaut. Next Monday, New York’s Jewish community will hold its annual Israel Independence Day celebration, as usual, with singing and dancing. But the music will be contemporary, authentically Israeli. “No ‘Hava Nagila,’ ” says Tzameret Fuerst, co-chair of the event and a founder of the half-year-old Dor Chadash organization that is the main sponsor of the celebration. The dancing will be hip — probably no hora.
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