Tag: Japan

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    “The message is that the Buddha is within and moving about in very mysterious ways,” says James Ulak, senior curator of Japanese art at the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer and Sackler Galleries. More

    May 11, 2012 | Comments

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    For Holocaust Remembrance Day we talk with Ilie Wacs and Deborah Strobin, a brother and sister who have written a memoir about their family’s life as Jewish refugees in the Far East during World War II and their connection to the larger Jewish story of survival and endurance. More

    April 20, 2012 | Comments

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    Watch more of Kim Lawton’s interview with a sister and brother who describe how their family survived World War II in a Jewish ghetto in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. More

    April 20, 2012 | Comments

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    The widespread crisis in Japan is marked by ongoing relief efforts and acknowledgment of the impermanence of life. More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    When disaster strikes, the character of a culture is revealed, and in Japan, perceptions of disaster are deeply rooted in traditional religious culture.

    March 18, 2011 | Comments