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Purim. An Easy Holiday to Love

Friday, March 18, 2016
Posted by: Jill Levy
Purim is an easy holiday to love. Costumes, hamentaschen, and carnivals make it an accessible experience for kids, families, and Jews of all denominations to celebrate. In all of the joy and fun we often forget that the holiday leaves us with a disturbing reminder about human existence. The Book of (or Megillat) Ester teaches that the hatred of just one person can lead to the almost destruction of an entire people. Jewish tradition teaches, ...
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Houston Jewish Film Festival

Monday, February 22, 2016
Posted by: Marketing

Arts & Culture Program Coordinator Amy Rahmani recently sat down with Arts+Culture Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Nancy Wozny to talk about our upcoming Houston Jewish Film Festival. Arts+Culture is a free periodical for the community with a focus on the contemporary visual and performing arts and how it affects life and lives in Texas. A+C magazine features articles, interviews, and reviews on gallery and museum shows, theater productions, people in the arts, classical music, contemporary dance, opera and books.

Check out the trailer to this year's Houston Jewish Film Festival:


 

The following is an excerpt from Arts+Culture Magazine's article, written by Editor-in-Chief, Nancy Wozny. For the full article from Arts+Culture, click here.

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Category: Arts and Culture