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'Light' Dawns in Austin
A new ballet leads the way in an ambitious community project promoting tolerance
"...For six decades, survivors of the Holocaust have cried out, "Never forget!" But their..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

22nd Annual Austin Jewish Book Fair
Nov. 9-17
"...Events take place at the Jewish Community Association of Austin Hall (7300 Hart, Dell Jewish..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Books Feature

Austin Jewish Book Fair 2002
Clip and save this schedule for the Austin Jewish Book Fair, which takes place throughout November, and then go see these authors
"...The Jewish Book Fair, taking place throughout November, has, with its..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Books Feature

Jewish Life in Morocco, Tunisia and Spain: A Retrospective of Haim Shiran's Films
"...Directed by: Haim Shiran. Jewish Life in Morocco, Tunisia, and Spain: A Retrospective of..."

March 23, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The 23rd Austin Jewish Book Fair
Thursday, Nov. 2, through Nov. 12
"...Events take place at the Jewish Community Association of Austin Hall (7300 Hart, Dell Jewish..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Books Feature

Arts Organization Staffs: Another round of changes at the top
Two theatre companies add managing directors, and a children's choir makes a switch in artistic leadership
"...The historic number of changes at the top of Austin's cultural institutions continues...."

May 9, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Jewish Book Fair '95
"...Family and community is the..."

Nov. 10, 1995 Books Feature

Chinese New Year in Austin: A Sort of Parallax View
Leng Wong and Cindy Soo tell it like it is
"...So there I was, inside, slurping coffee, staring at my computer's screen, eyeing a press-release email..."

Feb. 18, 2013 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Whole Schmear
The First Annual Austin Jewish Film Festival
"...Texas has been host to Jewish communities since the 1840s, and Jewish settlers arrived as..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Screens Feature by Maya Churi

Home From Home
Austin opens arms to New Orleans 'guests,' longing to return
"...days after a helicopter plucked them from the balcony of their New Orleans apartment, Lester Sampson and Irma Louis..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Beyond Himself
Roger Gathman talks to Jonathan Safran Foer about the author's unconscious grasp of the Jewish literary tradition.
"...Foer's Everything Is Illuminated, has the outsized, comic dimension of a character who grows bigger than his story. This..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

Culture Flash! March 2016
Honors for Dietz, compassion for ASO, and China for the ballet
"...Breaking news on Austin's cultural scene this month includes national recognition for a..."

March 23, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Adopting a Survivor's Tale
Stephen Mills' journey into the Holocaust leads a community toward tolerance
"...not a survivor. He is not from a family of survivors. He is not Jewish. He is a choreographer..."

April 1, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!
The Jewish Community Association of Austin production of 'Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!' is that rare revue where you actually care about the characters and what happens to them
"...Dell Jewish Community Center, through Feb. 26..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

June 14-20
"...For more events this week, see Calendar. THURSDAY, JUNE..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature

I Was a Judge in the Kosher Chili Cook-Off
And this is my story ...
"...Eating heavily all weekend before judging a chili cook-off was probably poor foresight, but I arrived at the..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Food Feature by Erin Mosow

Think (and Eat) Globally by Dining for Darfur
Local restaurants join in Darfur fundraising effort
"...good deed. That night, Asti was donating a percentage of all its sales to assist employees of Mother's Cafe..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

The Israeli/Palestinian Comedy Tour
Four stand-up comics aim to ease cultural tensions with a few swift salvos of laughter
"...walking into a bar, no, they're walking into the Jewish Community Association of Austin...."

Jan. 16, 2009 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Deulhan Hum Le Jayegnge
"...Directed by: Haim Shiran. Jewish Life in Morocco, Tunisia, and Spain: A Retrospective of..."

March 23, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Event Menu
Local food events, April 2-8
"...multicourse pork feast with delectable dishes from all areas of the pig, complemented with wine pairings. $55 per person..."

April 3, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Public Notice
Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers.
"...Doh! Doh! Doh! Doh! Doh! Doh! DOH! We goofed. We must've been standing on our heads. We typed..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Book Review
Jane Leavy, who will be at the 2002 Austin Jewish Book Fair, "goes out of her way trying to distinguish the 'real' Sandy Koufax from the perception held by many of an aloof recluse" in her new biography of the Dodgers lefty.
"...HarperCollins, 282 pp., $23.95 In 1965, at the pinnacle of his illustrious career and as the dominant sports figure..."

Nov. 8, 2002 Books Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

'Artistic Textures: Studies From Wood to Wax'
This pairing of works by Ed Lindlof and Sharon Kyle Kuhn gives old materials new life
"...7300 Hart, 735-8000,"

Feb. 12, 2010 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh
The Jewish Community Association of Austin's production of 'Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!,' a revue of Allan Sherman's parody songs, may tickle your funny bone – especially the part connected to your nostalgia bone
"...entertainment career as a perennially unemployed writer and producer of TV comedy, but by the time most of us..."

Feb. 10, 2006 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Upcoming literary events in Austin.
"...Oct. 18, at 7:30pm, in the fourth floor auditorium of the HRC (21st & Guadalupe) on the UT campus......"

Oct. 13, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Book news, signings, and author appearances this week.
" a booksigning and reception. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop, and is the writer of..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Upcoming ...
We want you to know all about authors' activities in and around Austin
"...will bring her new collection, Laughing Gas: The Best of Maxine (Republic of Texas Press, $21.95), to BookPeople on..."

Nov. 8, 2002 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

After a Fashion
Stephen goes off on Fudgems and gets a li'l on himself...
"...say it? "Karl Lagerfeld's amazing. We have so many of the same thoughts, and we teach each other something..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The state of gay writing was discussed at the third annual Behind Our Masks Literary Festival in Philadelphia last weekend.
"...Mark Merlis, who reimagined the Trojan War in his often sardonic and moving An Arrow's Flight (1998), said a..."

Nov. 3, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Spiritual Healing
God on Their Side: Open Doors for Austin's Gay and Lesbian Faithful
"..."[People say] the Bible condemns homosexuality on the basis of Sodom and Gomorrah. What makes that a bogus argument..."

Oct. 6, 1995 News Feature

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