Risk, the classic Parker Brothers board game, requires imperial ambitions. Players imagine empires and are pitted against each other, vying for world domination. Amid this fictional world war, beginners learn fast that no matter the superiority of their army, every advance is a gamble determined by a roll of the dice. After a defeat, a… Read More
The Great Synagogue of Edirne in Turkey reopened following a five-year government-sponsored restoration. The synagogue, which was rededicated last week, was rebuilt with $2.5 million of government funds that have restored its formerly collapsed domes and vibrant polychrome interior, Reuters reported. The restoration has taken place despite the fact that Edirne, near Turkey’s western border… Read More
Beth Tfiloh High School’s Class of 1992 Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or email@example.com. To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in past photos, visit jewishmuseummd.org/tag/once-upon-a-time-2/
Judith Geller: It would have to be homemade pure coconut inside, dipped in rich dark chocolate and organic. Levent Deparis: I’ve never had them before. Zev Steen: Mint chocolate chip. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.
While visiting Israel in March to speak at Hebrew University’s conference marking 50 years of German-Israeli diplomatic relations, Tuvia Tenenbom stayed clear of Ramallah. But Jibril Rajoub, the former head of the Palestinian Authority’s Preventative Security Force, had welcomed him as a VIP when Tenenbom arrived as “Tobi the German journalist.” Tuvia is now a… Read More
An archaeological dig in northern Israel has unearthed a large bronze mask of the god Pan. The mask was found outside the limits of the ancient city of Hippos, according to a press release issued by the University of Haifa archaeological team that made the discovery. According to Michael Eisenberg, the team’s director, the mask,… Read More
Wolf family members and/or friends, circa 1920. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in past photos, visit jewishmuseummd.org/tag/once-upon-a-time-2/
Fran Federman: Because we don’t have a place [in York, Pa.] to get man-made, we have to get machine-made. Gail Butler: My husband prefers machine-made. Carol Brenner: Machine-made. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.
When it comes to human behavior, does free will hold sway, or are we all doomed to act in ways beyond our control? “Prayers for the Living” seems to be telling us that we are prisoners of our past, playthings of an unfeeling fate. The book was written by Alan Cheuse, a longtime book reviewer… Read More
Itís no secret that business moguls such as Warren Buffett and Bill Gates are heavily invested in Israel. Technology leaders such as Intel, Microsoft and Apple selected the Jewish state — the so-called “startup nation” — for their first research facilities outside the United States. As such, Israel has become a fertile training ground for… Read More