Shira Haas gives life to a devastating illness in the decorated Israeli film ‘Asia’

(JTA) — Shira Haas, the Israeli actress who vaulted into superstardom with her roles in the TV series “Shtisel” and “Unorthodox,” has a track record of playing multifaceted characters. Nonetheless, she faced unprecedented challenges when making the new film “Asia,” which dominated last year’s Ophir Awards (the Israeli equivalent to the Oscars) and is seeing […]

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Yoma 60

For anyone who has been learning Tractate Yoma over the last many weeks, the strict ruling in the first line of the mishnah that appears on today’s daf will be utterly unsurprising. Each action of Yom Kippur that has been stated, is stated in order. If he (the high priest) performed one of the actions before the other it is […]

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