Author Archives: Jordan Dashow

Shirat HaSticker (The Sticker Song): the multiple voices within the Israeli community

Shirat HaSticker (“The Sticker Song”) is a song by the Israeli Hip-Hop band, Hadag Nachash. The songs title is a reference to the source of the song lyrics; all the lyrics are taken from bumper stickers or popular slogans (with … Continue reading

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The Syrian Revolution: Beyond what the naked eye can see

Ali Farzat is a Syrian cartoonist, born in 1951, who has earned international recognition for his political cartoons. Farzart has used his cartoons to make strong political criticisms, refusing to give into pressure to limit his criticism of the Syrian … Continue reading

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Kazablan: the Israeli Romeo and Juliet

Kazablan is an Israeli boureka film, directed by Menahem Golan and adapted from Yigal Mossinson’s play of the same name. Shot in Jerusalem and Jaffa, the film may be best be described as an Israeli Romeo and Juliet/West Side Story.  It … Continue reading

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