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Sarah headed for holy land

The news spread through the Israeli media today, but doesn’t seemed to have hit the U.S. yet. Here’s how Ha’aretz reported it 11/14/14: Sarah Silverman will be visiting Israel in December as a special guest at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, … Continue reading

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Over 100 more join Sarah in signing Israel ad

An ad condemning the Palestinian terrorism of Hamas, which was printed in The New York Times and other national publications at the end of August, was re-printed this weekend. This time, Sarah’s signature on the petition calling for peace is joined … Continue reading

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Sarah joins plea for peace

Sarah’s is among the almost 200 celebrity names on the “Commitment to Peace and Justice” petition posted by the activist arts organization Creative Community for Peace on its website today.  The document will reportedly be published tomorrow in “such trade publications … Continue reading

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Sarah a prophet?

Sarah’s sister, Rabbi Susan, considers her a prophet. Well, metaphorically. According to a report in the Jewish Daily Forward newspaper, the January 7 issue of the Israeli newspaper Yediot Achronot had a two-page feature article about Susan Silverman, in which she … Continue reading

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Sarah’s family at Israel wall still get no respect

Published by United Press International (UPI) May 10, 2013 at 11:20 AM Ultra-orthodox Jews harass Women of the Wall during prayer at wall JERUSALEM, May 10 (UPI) — Three ultra-orthodox Jewish men were arrested Friday during a protest of the … Continue reading

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Silvermans don’t go down

While her husband continues to fight for alternate energy, Rabbi Susan Silverman Abramowitz, Sarah’s sister, continues to fight for women’s rights at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. For the second time this year, she and her daughter were among those arrested … Continue reading

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Sarah Trumps Niece

Guess that’s a down side of being being related to a celebrity: Losing your own identity even in your hometown. All the headlines about this story mention Sarah rather than Hallel.

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