About Cori Chascione

From New York, living in Israel, doing this and that.

Jews and Germany: We’ve Got Roots On Rose Street

By November 12, 2008

We were a group of Jews that had come on an organized tour of Berlin with an organization funded by remnants of the Marshall Plan; the official goal was to brush up on our German and German-Jewish history, but most … Read More

Lost In Translation: Setting the Records Straight in the IDF Archives

By July 9, 2008

Soon after I arrived in the Dover Tzahal unit of the IDF, I began browsing the army's online historical archives. The Dover Tzahal is the Spokesperson Unit, essentially responsible for army PR. One of Dover Tzahal’s responsibilities is to maintain … Read More

Written Revolution? The Accidental Discovery of an Ultra-Orthodox Women’s Writing Group

By June 10, 2008

I recently read a posting about a Creative Writing Seminar for Jewish women in Jerusalem; I love to write…I'm a Jewish woman…why not? I took a vacation day, showed up with my notebook and several deliciously colorful pens, and walked … Read More

Can We Learn Anything From Exhibits of Nazi-Stolen Art?

By May 5, 2008

The Israel Museum, home of the Dead Sea Scrolls and a fantastic collection of art, has a well-deserved reputation for hosting world-renowned art exhibits. Particularly in the realm of Jewish art — that is, art created by members of the … Read More