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FORT LAUDERDALE — Murphy Bromberg (Bexley, Ohio) won her women's platform semifinal to earn a spot in Sunday's 10-meter finals and Olympic bronze medalist Troy Dumais (Ventura, Calif./Austin, Texas) secured a berth in the 3-meter finals with their...
Tags: China, Germany, Japan, Fort Lauderdale, Troy Dumais
Documentary filmmaker Roberta Grossman was in the library researching the history of Jewish folk dance when she began noticing the countless mentions of "Hava Nagila," the buoyant tune heard at almost every bar mitzvah and Jewish wedding. "I just sat...
Tags: Carnegie Hall, Hava Nagila (The Movie), Israel, Judaism, Music
Born in Ukraine, raised in Palestine, the toast of the Catskills and the inevitable guest star at countless Jewish celebrations the world over, the song "Hava Nagila" has pulled many a goy (and I'd like to thank Dave Fantle for letting me crash his...
Ukraine violated the rights of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko by jailing her for political reasons during her trial in 2011, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday. Tymoshenko, an opponent of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's...
On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine had an explosion and a fire that released radioactive particles into the atmosphere where they spread over several other countries in what is acknowledged to be the worst nuclear...
Twenty years ago, veteran caver Chris Nicola received an offer from a Ukrainian friend to explore the well-known gypsum giant caves in the western part of the European country. Nicola quickly accepted the invitation. "My family on my mother's side had...
You've doubtless pondered the role that chance plays in life — who wins, who loses, who lives, who dies. “Everything is Illuminated,” the moving new play on offer at the Next Theatre in Evanston, ponders an especially intriguing piece of...
People from central Europe and the former Soviet Union are crazy about dumplings. Over there, the dumpling is such a staple it can be either a main course or dessert. Last week, I talked about food with foreign exchange students from Ukraine,...
Tags: Central Asia, Pasta, Pies and Tarts, Borscht, Butter
The Texas-based Van Cliburn Foundation -- which promotes classical music through concerts, educational programs and competitions -- on Tuesday announced the 30 musicians, ages 19-30, selected to participate in the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano...
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When a young Ukrainian billionaire acquired the North Carolina operations of chicken processor Townsends out of bankruptcy in early 2011, the deal seemed to symbolize the increasing globalization of our food supply. Oleg Bakhmatyuk, the majority owner...
email@example.comMaria Edmonds, who has had literary works published in an anthology against domestic violence and Hedge Apple Literary Magazine, was preparing to recite two original poems for “An Evening of Music and Poetry,” put on Saturday night by students...
Tags: Music, Arts and Culture, Poetry, Entertainment
ISTANBUL, Turkey — As we sat on the Breeza, the open aft deck of the Azamara Quest, we watched the shadow line of the sunset climb the sheer, volcanic cliff above Skala, the tender landing area on the island of Santorini in the southern Aegean. It...
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