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What Happens to a Dream Gone Wrong?

Civil-rights icon Theo Bikel left the SNCC, but never the cause of justice

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A Farewell to SNCC

In the 1960s, the civil rights activist drew the line with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee when it declared Israel ‘illegal’

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On Theodore Bikel’s Bukovinian Roots

A factual error—and subsequent correction—in the folk singer’s New York Times obituary raises questions about the far-too-often lumped together identities of Jewish immigrants

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Theodore Bikel, an Entertainment Giant, Dies at 91

The Austrian-American folk singer, union activist, and actor, is perhaps best known for playing Tevye the Dairyman more than 2,000 times

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A Universal Jewishness

More of the Jewish tradition is vanishing in present conditions of security and prosperity than ever vanished in past conditions of oppression and poverty

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50 Years of ‘The Sound of Music’

Half a century after its release, the film’s historical inaccuracies glare

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Turning a Page for the Blind

JBI International’s Braille materials and audiobooks help blind Jews stay connected to the community

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Sundown: Rabbis Go To Emanuel’s Temple

Plus why Obama should’ve picked a Protestant, and more

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Rise and Shine

What happens when 100 klezmer musicians from around the world gather for a photo op?

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