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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Judaism

Chamber Chief

A Oklahoma City Community College student preps to direct a Holocaust-based film funded entirely by private donations.


Features

Emily Summars
Shawn Barfield hopes his film — currently in pre-production and originally his capstone project at Oklahoma City Community College — is more than a mere hit.
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Labor pains


Letters to the Editor

Glen Garcia
Anyone who knows the history of the labor and Progressive movements in this country, especially during the period of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, knows that the Jewish community was deeply involved in liberal, progressive causes in this country, right through to the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Rabbis making history

For the first time in OKC history, both its congregational rabbis are women.


News

Greg Horton
When Vered Harris became the rabbi of Temple B’nai Israel, only the fifth in its 109-year history, the arrival also proved historical for another reason. It marked the first time in metro history that its only two congregational rabbis are women. Harris’ colleague, Abby Jacobson, is rabbi at Emanuel Synagogue.
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Not kosher


CFN

Gazette staff
Rep. Dennis Johnson, R- Duncan, might need to see a brain surgeon. The folds of his brain might be harboring a streak of anti-Semitism.
 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Fill the Void

Love and marriage don’t always go together like a horse and carriage, as this Hebrew-language drama shows.


Drama

Aimee Williams
From the first scene, it’s clear Fill the Void is a rare, if not voyeuristic look into the concealed lives of a seemingly impermeable religious community.
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
 
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