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A Different Spin On Israeli Society

‘Centrifuge’ show, panel discussion shine light on marginalized populations.

01/28/2014 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week

With negotiations to curtail Iran’s nuclear ambitions going on in Geneva, talk of centrifuges, which are used to enrich uranium, is plentiful these days.

Anisa Ashkar, an Israeli-Arab from Jerusalem, paints her face with Arabic letters, an outward show of her identity. Artis

Tackling 21st Century Challenges Is Good For The Jews

12/10/2013 - 19:00

When the World Economic Forum announced the top trends for 2014, based on responses from its network of world leaders, widening income disparities was number two. Inaction on climate change was number five.

Reynold Levy To Step Down At Lincoln Center

Also served as head of 92nd Street Y and on Jewish foundation boards
09/24/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Reynold Levy, the president of Lincoln Center who is also a pillar of the Jewish philanthropic world, will step down at the end of the year.

Levy led a $1.2 billion physical transformation of Lincoln Center’s 16-acre campus, according to a press release from the center issued on Sept. 24th, which also said that under his leadership, the center raised $1.3 billion.

Levy assumed the post in 2002 and twice extended his Lincoln Center contract at the request of the board of trustees.

Reynold Levy, outgoing president of Lincoln Center, served on the Jewish foundations boards. Photo courtesy Reynold Levy

Jewish Values Survey: Social Justice Is Central; Obama At 62 Percent

04/02/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

A majority of American Jews are welcoming of immigrants, favorably disposed towards American Muslims, support legalizing same-sex marriage, favor legal abortions and oppose overturning the recent health care law, according to a Jewish Values Survey released Tuesday.

It is perhaps no wonder then that the campaigns of this year’s Republican presidential candidates have had little resonance with most American Jews.

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