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The Marshall Portnoy Show

Water has profound significance for the Jewish people. It’s one of the first words in the Bible, and it’s the subject of modern miracle-making in Israel. With the help of Lori Cooper, we’ll explore the ritual use of water in the “mikveh”, and Andrew Lavin of American Associates Ben Gurion University of the Negev will…
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The Marshall Portnoy Show

Knock Knock. Who’s there? Uganeh. Uganeh who? Uganeh ROTFL when you hear this show! Get ready to laugh, chuckle, guffaw and smile as this coming Tuesday at 10 AM the show presents Our Funny People. Yes, we are a funny people, with lots of funny people. Judaism, humor and wit go all the way back to the Bible! We’ll…
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The Marshall Portnoy Show

Why is it that Jewish composers and lyricists have had such prominent careers in popular music and show business? We answer that question by comparing traditional Jewish musical elements to Broadway and popular tunes, and we have lots of help! - - including Irving Berlin, Al Jolson, and Richard Rodgers. We also celebrate the birthday…
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The Marshall Portnoy Show

Today we celebrate Israel Independence Day! Music of Israel by Ilanit, Ofra Haza and many others! Chef Jane introduces a delectable dessert to celebrate the holiday, and an American student tells why she is going to Israel - - permanently! You’ll hear David Ben Gurion reading the Proclamation of Israel’s Independence, and Rita Ratson will…
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