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Fresh Art for Social Change…and Healing

 I am proud that fresh art has been able to provide underserved folks with an opportunity to express themselves and, for a few hours a week, maybe feel a little better about their lives. I hope this has made a lasting difference for them.

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Controversial New Doc At Other Israel Film Festival

Tsemel never wins. As in, she tells the camera, her clients always end up serving time. The point of continuing is to challenge the Israeli court system, which has been corrupted by the Occupation. “Why appeal if you don’t believe in the courts?,” Tsemel is asked. She replies, “To change them.”

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Our Reviewer’s Picks at the Other Israel Film Festival

Women directors are no longer a big deal, so take note of these four women-
made films worth seeing no matter who made them.

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Why She Needed to Create the Jews of Color Torah Academy

Despite the challenges of racism that many Jews of Color face daily, it is not all so dismal, and we are not solely building this community as a response to a lack. Rather, we are dreaming up new realities, celebrating each other, working to ensure we are a space for restorative dialogue, where we love and protect each other and hold oppressive behavior accountable, and sharing learning for this world and the one to come. 

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The New Documentary Featuring Golda Meir’s Off-the-Record Interview

Over numerous unfiltered cigarettes (Israel TV would not have shown images of her smoking), Golda Meir talked frankly. The two younger male journalists assured her the footage would not be aired.

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A recorded conversation with Joy Ladin at Washington’s DCJCC. She’s wonderfully instructive, sometimes in deeply poignant ways; listen carefully here when she describes, among other things, the plight of transgender teens and their very basic need for shelter. 

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