Come and join us for our 6th Annual Sheba Film Festival. <img src="http://www.binacf.org/images/pearls_of_africa.jpg" alt="" cheap viagra online uk />Pearls of Africa – The Abayudaya Jews of Uganda Wednesday, May 6th 2009 7:30 pm The Abayudaya are a unique community of 600 Black Ugandans in Eastern Uganda, who chose to adopt the Jewish faith about 90 [...]
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The American Jewish World Service-AVODAH partnership wants you to self-define as an activist. Last night’s Inside the Activists’ Studio conference in New York (co-sponsored by Jvoices.com) set out to celebrate every kind of social consciousness, from choosing to buy fair trade coffee to going door to door for housing rights. Well over 100 Jewish activists [...]
Amid the brouhaha of a presidential campaign that has lasted nearly two years and the anxiety of a stock market meltdown that has lasted two months, it is to be expected that many people will invoke traditional religion for clairvoyance and guidance. But since when does any traditional religion ask us to pray before a [...]
The New Israel Forum is an annual event put on by the New Israel Fund, an organization that raises money for social change in Israel. It’s a group that has an interesting challenge: it appeals to pro-Israel Jews in the United States, and then gives the money to nonprofits in Israel who are often bitterly [...]
I want to share the news about a man—Paul Newell—running for NY state assembly from the 64th district. That’s right: this fierce organizer, Obama superdelegate, and longtime LES resident is telling voters that it’s time to send Sheldon Silver packing. The 32 year incumbent assembly speaker has been under fire for closed-door politics and shady [...]
(apologies to those who aren’t living in new york city – this is an event announcement) (it seems like there are many more radical purim extravaganzas going on all over the country, though, and i’m posting this announcement in part to encourage folks to think big and exciting for next year…) this year’s eighth-or-so edition [...]
Take Your Pick: Feministing Jewschool TalkLeft Huffington Post The Nation Yes, there are more, many more…everyone’s got something to say about Spitzer right now.
So I was at Cornelia St. Cafe one Sunday afternoon to listen to some Jazz. I noticed that they have various reading series: Greek, Italian, Armenian…(I’d even read once in Dean Kostos’ GREEK AMERICAN WRITERS series). So I asked Angelo, who runs the room, if they’d be interested in something Jewish. He said “Jewish? I’m [...]