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  Mizrahi Jews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prior to the emergence of the term "Mizrahi", Arab Jews was sometimes used for Mizrahim originating in Arab lands, though not by the Mizrahim themselves.
Mizrahi communities spoke a number of Judeo-Arabic dialects, such as Moghrabi though these are now mainly used as a second language.
Mizrahi Wanderings - Nancy Hawker on Samir Naqqash, one of Israel’s foremost Arab-language Mizrahi novelists.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mizrahi_Jew   (1406 words)

 Unzipped, or The Isaac Mizrahi Show
It is the morning after Mizrahi has shown his latest collection and he has trudged into the bitter cold only to be met with critical disdain in the daily papers.
Mizrahi's mind runs a mile a minute, drawing inspiration from everything he comes across, whether it be the film Call of the Wild or a particularly fashion-savvy Ouija Board, and his life moves just as quickly.
In one instance, Mizrahi lashes out at his assistant for showing him an article about a rival designer whose new collection is slightly similar to his own, accusing her of deriving pleasure from his pain.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/documentary_film/56142   (548 words)

Mizrahi culture wasn't taught, wasn't brought to light and in the public domain food was the only expression of Mizrahi identity.
Mizrahi women, as Israelis and part of the Jewish sector, and on the other hand, as constituents of the Mizrahi sector, are hidden, absorbed within these broader categories.
This Mizrahi feminist movement was spearheaded by a group of Mizrahi women who were conscious of their place as women both within Israeli society, as well as their place as Mizrahi women in a eurocentric society.
www.zmira.poran.co.il /sister.html   (7509 words)

 Isaac Mizrahi presents fall collections - Boston.com
Isaac Mizrahi had bows on his mind as he presented two collections for fall: One was his ultraluxurious and expensive signature collection, the other his class-for-the-masses line for Target.
NEW YORK --Isaac Mizrahi had bows on his mind as he presented two collections for fall: One was his ultraluxurious and expensive signature collection, the other his class-for-the-masses line for Target.
Mizrahi said his favorite pieces included the fl dress -- again a ballerina-style, this one with a fl quilted hem -- that the retailer plans to sell just ahead of the holiday season, round-toe booties and a pinstripe handbag.
www.boston.com /yourlife/fashion/articles/2006/05/16/isaac_mizrahi_presents_fall_collections   (367 words)

 Mizrahi Hebrew language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mizrahi Hebrew language or Oriental Hebrew language refers to any one of the dialects of Biblical Hebrew used liturgically by Mizrahi Jews, that is, Jews living in Arab countries or further east, and typically speaking Arabic, Persian, Hindi, Turkish, or other languages of the Middle East and Asia.
As such, Mizrahi Hebrew is actually a blanket term for many dialects.
Sephardi Hebrew is not considered one of these, although it has been spoken in the Middle East and North Africa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mizrahi_Hebrew_language   (132 words)

 Isaac Mizrahi - ABT   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Isaac Mizrahi was born in Brooklyn, New York and attended the High School of Performing Arts as an acting major and studied fashion at the Parsons School of Design.
In 1995, Mizrahi was the subject of the highly acclaimed documentary Unzipped, directed by Douglas Keeve which won the 1995 Audience Award for Documentaries at the Sundance film Festival.
Mizrahi’s interests lie in the entertainment industry as well as in fashion and he dreams one day of merging the two fields, functioning as the first entertainer/designer.
www.abt.org /education/archive/designers/mizrahi_i.html   (289 words)

 Mizrahi’s red carpet routine raises Oscar's ire - Golden Globes - MSNBC.com
Mizrahi's behavior at the Golden Globes ceremony drew nearly as much attention as the show itself.
However, Mizrahi's comment to Charlize Theron about her Oscar-winning role as a "scary dyke with bad teeth" in 2004's "Monster" elicited a formal complaint from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
Mizrahi questioned a stream of actresses on the Golden Globes carpet about everything from what they were wearing — or not wearing — underneath their gowns to personal grooming habits.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/10966343   (714 words)

 Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hebrew is the major and primary language of the state and is spoken by the majority of the population.
Arabic is spoken by the Arab minority and by some members of the Mizrahi Jewish community.
English is studied in school and is spoken by the majority of the population as a second language.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Israel   (7363 words)

 Mizrahi turns to couture - Fashion - www.smh.com.au
Isaac Mizrahi's ruffled blouse with cropped fl jacket and high-waisted pant.
At a preview yesterday, Mizrahi drew the fashion press away from the Bryant Park tents in midtown Manhattan, which serve as the hub of New York Fashion Week, to his crisp bright studio in the Garment District.
Mizrahi's twist was to put a separate white tulle petticoat underneath, which gives the dress the volume that's become very important for next Autumn's fashions.
www.smh.com.au /news/Fashion/Mizrahi-turns-to-couture/2005/02/09/1107890266489.html   (625 words)

 BCM-Neurology-Faculty-Eli M. Mizrahi, M.D.
Armstrong, D.D., Mizrahi, E.M. Pathologic basis of the symptomatic epilepsies in childhood.
Mizrahi, E.M. Avoiding the pitfalls of EEG interpretation in childhood epilepsy.
Mizrahi, E.M. and Kellaway, P. Characterization and classification of neonatal seizures.
www.bcm.edu /neurology/faculty/mizrahi.html   (227 words)

 CNN - Isaac Mizrahi: flirting with fabrics - Sept. 17, 1997
CNN - Isaac Mizrahi: flirting with fabrics - Sept. 17, 1997
His focus, Mizrahi says, is on redefining luxury rather than creating fashion.
Mizrahi says people need to get close to his clothes to feel their essence.
www.cnn.com /STYLE/9709/17/mizrahi   (352 words)

 CBS News | Mizrahi Costumes 'Barefoot in the Park'
Clayburgh had only a slight familiarity with Mizrahi's clothes, but was quickly impressed by his meticulous attention to detail and the amount of thought he gave to understanding each character's needs.
Mizrahi, draped in white tunic, flowing pants and a scarf, was born in 1961 and calls the 1960s his aesthetic, the template for his approach to style.
Mizrahi decided to work with Ellis, and eventually went on to establish his own line.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/02/14/ap/entertainment/mainD8FP4QGG9.shtml   (724 words)

 Isaac Mizrahi: One-Man Brand
Isaac Mizrahi's office reflects the high-low nature of his brand, which includes a mass-market line of clothing and accessories for Target (TGT) as well as an ultra-luxe fashion label for Bergdorf Goodman.
Although Mizrahi's workplace seems more like a comfy den than a beehive of industry, the phone keeps ringing with questions about the TV show that he (and Harry) host on the Style Network or about the soon-to-launch men's collection for Bergdorf.
Because he was a Targéshopper himself and an admirer of the mass retailer's awareness of high-design (by the time of Mizrahi's Target negotiations, the retailer was selling objects designed by respected architect Michael Graves), Mizrahi accepted a licensing agreement in 2002.
www.businessweek.com /innovate/content/mar2006/id20060323_495432.htm   (1323 words)

 Dr. Joan Mizrahi
Joan Mizrahi earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at George Mason University in 2003.
Originally from Texas, she completed undergraduate and doctoral degrees in music and worked as a pianist and music teacher before beginning a second career in the field of psychology.
Mizrahi strives to create a warm and supportive environment in which clients can safely share their concerns.
www.gmu.edu /departments/csdc/mizrahi.htm   (165 words)

 USATODAY.com - Isaac Mizrahi defends red-carpet behavior   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mizrahi raised eyebrows when he groped Scarlett Johansson at January's Golden Globe Awards.
His outlandish pre-show interviews for the E! cable channel at the Globes in January — during which he groped Scarlett Johansson's breast, asked Eva Longoria about her pubic hair and peeked down Teri Hatcher's dress — drew as much buzz as the awards themselves.
On Friday, he again defended Mizrahi, noting that the "vast majority of the reaction, critically and from viewers, was overwhelmingly positive."
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2006-02-19-mizrahi_x.htm   (551 words)

 Amazon.com: Unzipped: Video: Douglas Keeve,Shalom Harlow,Patricia Velasquez,Liza Minnelli,Carla Bruni,Natane ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sardonic, witty, and immensely likable, Mizrahi sets about finding his new muse, which turns out to be a lively but unlikely marriage of "'50s cheesecake meets Eskimo fake fur." Keeve shows us most stages of the production process and the related disasters and heightened anxieties that attend.
Mizrahi, whose eponymous fashion house closed a few years ago, entertains in front of the camera, as well as designs, and the constantly revolving cast of characters is a Who's Who of late-90s fashion magazines.
It is Keeve's first project and was a critical success, presciently capturing Mizrahi at the peak of his career, and the fashion world in one of its most decadent eras.
www.amazon.com /Unzipped-Douglas-Keeve/dp/6303926703   (2287 words)

 Mizrahi Issue / Palestinian Nationalism   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1948 the question of "Mizrahi refugees" was already on the agenda, at least since Ben Gurion’s "one million plan" that he presented in 1941.
Regarding the Mizrahi issue, which is connected to the Palestinian issue, it is important to understand how memory works.
All of this is part of the Mizrahi aspiration to be included in the Jewish national collective by taking part in the civil religion called the holocaust.
nswas.com /sfp/articles/shenhav_02.htm   (3298 words)

 WNYC - Mad About Music: Isaac Mizrahi (November 07, 2004)
Mizrahi Well actually, I remember, there was something that I performed, sort of an arrangement of my own of George Gershwin's “The Man I Love,” being the big drama queen that I am, I thought, here's my opportunity to sort of bowl these people over.
Mizrahi Oh, you know, sometimes I use like arias from Handel, or something like that, because they have a pace to them, you know.
Mizrahi Well, I would have to say they would be all the things that aren't as obvious.
www.wnyc.org /shows/mam/episodes/2004/11/07   (4449 words)

 SFGate: Daily Dish : TV Bosses Defend Outrageous Mizrahi
Bosses at cable channel E! are standing by controversial fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi after he was publicly criticized for risque acts and comments at the Golden Globe Awards last week.
Mizrahi groped actresses Teri Hatcher and Scarlett Johansson, asked Eva Longoria about her bikini waxes and insisted on prying in handbags as he co-hosted E!'s red carpet coverage.
January 23 2006 at 03:24 PM If given the options, I would rather be naughty with Isaac than watch another bored looking "celebrity" thank the foreign media and press for their clunky award.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/blogs/sfgate/detail?blogid=7&entry_id=2678   (700 words)

 LES MIZrahi tickets - LES MIZrahi information - New York
The Drama Dept. presents LES MIZrahi, the first in a new series of cabarets.
Written and performed by Isaac Mizrahi, the show is the legendary fashion designer's own unique take on cabaret, complete with sewing.
Mizrahi is accompanied by the Ben Waltzer Trio.
www.theatermania.com /content/show.cfm/show/6490   (178 words)

 Valerie Mizrahi, Ph.D.
Valerie Mizrahi, Ph.D. Dr. Mizrahi earned her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Cape Town in 1983.
Most recently, she was named Co-Director of a new South African Department of Science and Technology Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research.
Valerie Mizrahi is studying the mechanisms of DNA metabolism, culturability, and resuscitation in Mycobacteria tuberculosis, the organism that causes human tuberculosis.
www.hhmi.org /research/scholars/mizrahi_bio.html   (200 words)

 Sephardi Mizrahi Studies Caucus Discussion List
The Caucus first met at the Association for Jewish Studies conference in December of 1998, and continues to meet annually at the AJS.
The central aim of the Caucus is to promote the integration of academic Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies into general Jewish Studies and other fields outside of Judaic Studies, both in teaching and in scholarship.
She was born in Morocco and raised in Israel and most recently was a professor at the University of Oklahoma and Binghamton University.
www.umass.edu /sephardimizrahi/about.html   (869 words)

Greek-born tenor Alberto Mizrahi, one of the world's leading interpreters of Jewish music, is Hazzan of the historic Anshe Emet Synagogue, Chicago.
Hazzan Mizrahi also serves on the faculty of the H. Miller Cantorial School in New York, is a member of the Executive Council of the Cantors Assembly, on the Board of the Zamir Choral Foundation, and is the artistic director of Chicago's Spertus Institute concert series.
Affectionally known as the "Jewish Pavarotti", Mizrahi's repertoire, spanning nine languages, makes his performances unique in the field.
www.goldenland.com /mizrahi.htm   (249 words)

 Sephardi Mizrahi Studies Caucus Discussion List
Date: Sunday, January 4, 2004 2:03 PM Aviva has asked me to report on the panel on integrating Sephardi/Mizrahi Studies into the general Judaic studies curriculum which Mark Kligman, Marina Rustow and I organized at the recent AJS conference.
Courses in which 1492 represents the end of the relevance of Sephardi Jews, and in which political emancipation is the central theme are ill suited to encompass the Sephardi and Mizrahi experience in any way which is not tokenism.
She discussed the way in which she uses the diversity Jewish experiences in the modern period to encourage her students to question the very construction of "Modern Jewish history." She also advocated the approach of treating different communities individually, rather than trying to procede topically (Emancipation, religious reform, etc.)
www.umass.edu /sephardimizrahi/past_issues/040125.html   (3710 words)

 Isaac Mizrahi Photos - Isaac Mizrahi News - Isaac Mizrahi Information
Actress Sarah Jessica Parker; designer Isaac Mizrahi; Bo Bice performs; Headlines.
Isaac began making clothes for his mother and her friends at the age of 13.
Tell the world what you think of Isaac Mizrahi, write a review for this person.
www.tv.com /isaac-mizrahi/person/26428/summary.html   (219 words)

 Isaac Mizrahi Shoes - Free Shipping & Return Shipping
ere's the footwear that world famous designer and fashion celebrity Isaac Mizrahi uses to complete his ensembles.
In keeping with the overall tone of his designs, these styles are classically functional, but with a renowned playfulness that's bound to be noticed.
The print in the leather makes it a little less comfortable, but overall the shoe is great!
www.zappos.com /n/br/b/405.html   (180 words)

 Moshe Mizrahi - Moviefone
An assistant director in French films by the late '50s, Mizrahi helmed his first feature in Israel, Le Client De La Morte Saison, in 1969.
From All Movie Guide: An assistant director in French films by the late '50s, Mizrahi helmed his...
Moshe Mizrahi - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Moshe Mizrahi Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/moshe-mizrahi/103131/main   (98 words)

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