Indonesia

Filmmaker Josh Oppenheimer Wins MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

‘The Act of Killing’ recognized for creative take on Indonesian genocide.

09/17/2014
Editorial Intern
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Jewish filmmaker Josh Oppenheimer was just announced as one of 21 new MacArthur fellows this year.  The award is often referred to as the “Genius Grant.”

Oppenheimer with footage from his trips to Indonesia. wikimedia.org

Filmmaker Josh Oppenheimer Wins MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

‘The Act of Killing’ recognized for creative take on Indonesian genocide.

09/17/2014
Editorial Intern
Story Includes Video: 
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Jewish filmmaker Josh Oppenheimer was just announced as one of 21 new MacArthur fellows this year.  The award is often referred to as the “Genius Grant.”

Tim Boxer On Indonesia

06/13/2013
Jewish Week Online Columnist
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As president of Indonesia, the world’s third largest democracy, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (popularly known as SBY) said he’s setting a good example that “democracy, Islam and modernity can go together in positive symbiosis.”

Rabbi Arthur Schneier honors Indonesia President Yudhoyono at Appeals of Conscience dinner. Tim Boxer

In Indonesia, Where Israelis Can't Enter, Obama Tells Jews Where They Can't Live

In Democratic circles, it is scandalous to join a club that excludes women, say, or blacks or gays. The New York Times, a few years ago, devoted dozens of articles, many on the front page, to the horror of the Master's Tournament being held in a golf club for men only, in Augusta, Georgia.

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