Booknik on June 20–26: Mysterious Orbinauts, Torah and Geometry, Jerusalem Festivals, a Black Cabbie, and Biblical Eroticism
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 27 июня 2011
Last week, Booknik joined forces with Booknik Jr. to read a novel about intellectuals in medieval Spain and the Song of Songs. He studied the Moscow Film Festival program, and attended various festivals in Jerusalem; he cooked some cold borsht, and some warm ice cream, talked to a Harvard professor, and the artist Grisha Bruskin, looked into contraception methods, and learned optimism from Rabbi Akiva.
Праздник славной пятилетки
Сегодня / Новости 22 июня 2011
Думаю, вы уже знаете, что будете делать вечером 3 июля – придете поздравлять Букник с пятилетием в «Квартиру 44 на Якиманке».
Booknik on June 13–19: The Secret of Lenin’s Origins, Israeli Role-Playing Gamers, Jewish Malakhovka, Dina Vierny, and the Western Pole
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 20 июня 2011
Last week, Booknik read about the terrible city of Chudov, Lenin’s great-grandfather, and the death of the Moon; he listened to klezmer musicians, went to Malakhovka, attended book festivals, and walked some Israeli city squares. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. read about the German pharmacist’s son and a magical elixir, and Yasha the Kitten and Uncle Leon the Adventurer who reached the Western Pole.
Booknik on June 6–12: Philosemitism and Provinces, the Rothschilds and Jerusalem Street Happenings, Australian Jews and Shavuot
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 13 июня 2011
Last week, Booknik read about new interpretations of the philosemitism, some boisterous events in the Schloss Schönau, the life of Australian Jews, and young artists doing street happenings in Jerusalem; he also watched the Yiddish Fest Gala Concert, and learned some Jewish H-words. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. studied the history of Shavuot, and baked curd tarts for a holiday.
Booknik on May 30 – June 5: Secrets of the Dönme and People of the Sea, the Jewish Culture Department in St. Petersburg, the Cannes Award-Winning Israeli Film, Jews and a Teddy Bear, a Tale Instead of a Bitter Pill
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 6 июня 2011
Last week, Booknik read about secrets of the Dönme community and some strange ruins in Israel; he was happy about the success of an Israeli film in Cannes, remembered the Jews passing through Vienna in the 1970s, watched the Yiddish Fest gala concert, and learned how to cook a gazpacho. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. admired a Jewish boy from Vilno who became famous all over the world, and was taught that a good tale cures even a cold.
Божественный хесед и прабабка Давида, или Что было бы с Израилем, не будь в нем иноземных жен
31 мая 2011
Танах и "медленное чтение"
Booknik on May 23–29: Multicultural Israel, How They Become Poets, IDF as the Conduit of Culture, Blue Hues of Safed, the West Side Story Jewish-Style, and the Mystery of the Tunnel of Time
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 30 мая 2011
Last week, Booknik read about hardships of adaptation, the power of love, imaginary books, and he learned how the faith can make a poet out of a child. He also remembered the best movie about the Civil War, aahed at some non-military facts about the Israeli Defense Force, oohed at the history of ice cream in Israel, and marveled at the invention of the Uzi. Apart from that, he inspected blue doors of Safed, watched the Yiddish Fest gala concert, and continued learning more good F-words. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. had a stroll along the walls of Old Jerusalem, sorted out the story of Akiba and Rachel, and thought deep about the Tunnel of Time.
Booknik on May 16–22: Secrets of Genius Mathematicians, the Israeli Clown Named Fyodor, James Bond alla Turka, the Memoirs of Moscow in the 90s, L.L.Zamenhof and his Esperanto, Lag BaOmer, and Self-Made Cartoons
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 23 мая 2011
Last week, Booknik remembered a forgotten book by a scandalous Jewish American writer, read a trendy novel about a genius mathematician, talked to a touring Israeli clown who also translates books from Russian into Hebrew, analyzed new Russian films about Moscow in the 1990's, and a Turkish blockbuster about a super-agent, looked at sculptures of Biblical heroes, watched the Yiddish Fest gala concert, marveled at facts about Danish Jews, learned good F-words, and trained to make an orange salad. At the same time, Booknik Jr. prepared for the Lag BaOmer merry celebration.
Booknik on May 9–15: Kibbutz Childhood and Frontier Jews, Comics, the Biblical Twitter Contest, and the Art of Slicing Vegetables in a Wrong Way
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 16 мая 2011
Last week, Booknik read about the revolution in Ukrainian settlements, kibbutz childhood, and “new Russians” in the Diaspora; he listened to the lecture about the Jews in Amsterdam in the 17th century, looked at the photos of booklovers in Jerusalem, analyzed a forgotten novel by Myron Brinig, and inspected the comics; he also learned about the Felicja Blumental Festival, and found out how to slice vegetables for a salad in the wrong way. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. admired the Jewish Brigade, read a novel for teenagers, and anticipated summer holidays
12 мая 2011
От свободы к нетерпимости