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a word for chaos or fiasco borrowed from modern Hebrew (where it is a loan word from Russian)

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Fernando Cumigad served as the vice mayor of the municipality from 2013 to 2016, and he appointed Dante and Jasmin Martinez, as well as Michael and Silverio Balagan as contractual job employees of the municipal council on July 1, 2013.
For us, the Jews in France, this is the beginning of 'balagan' (mess in Hebrew); we do not know what the future holds." Walid said he believed some ten thousands of French Jews will make aliyah this year.
To that end, the triple-threat Hobson spent the last year as artistic director of Seattle's Balagan Theatre, an energetic company formed in 2006 by manager/director Jake Groshong and Kaitie Warren, which has lately been developing and presenting au courant musicals (Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, ThanksKilling).
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The ystanbul-based Balkan music collective Kolektif ystanbul and the self-proclaimed "PalestIsraeli" duo Boogie Balagan are taking to the stage in a free outdoor concert in ystanbul on Thursday night, joining this weekend's worldwide Fete de la Musique celebrations two days in advance.
And in Seattle, Seattle Equity Actors, Mainstreet Musicals and the Balagan Theatre are presenting a concert performance of A Country Christmas Carol on December 10th, at 7:30 PM Balagan Theatre 1524 Harvard Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122 (located in the Erickson Theatre, on the Seattle Central Community College campus on Capitol Hill).
"It's a balagan," said Pnina Sharvit Baruch, a former Army colonel who served as the head of the Israeli Defense Force's International Law Department, using the Yiddish word for "mess" to describe the legal disputes over unauthorized settlements like Ulpana.
Balagan, the FeTNA board has not received any formal complaint from Mr.
Commedia dell'Arte, Circus and Balagan in Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard,"' Sub Rosa: In honorem Lenae Szilard, ed.
Boogie Balagan, a rock duo comprised of an Israeli and a Palestinian musician living in France, will take stage at Garajistanbul on January 25.
Wooden bangles coated with recycled newspapers, pounds 11, The Balagan Group, 08452 600 925,
As Ezra tells his son, "I can't explain but some day you'll go abroad and even if you're having fun it'll feel alien to you; you'll miss the language, these streets, these smells, this whole mess ('balagan').
One writer when queried at first denied the influence of Hebrew in his work, then wrote his inquirer, Norman Simms: "What would I, as an Israeli settler, do without Hebrew words, like chutzpah, balagan, and khamor to Enrich my English vocabulary?
Latest docu by Andres Veiel ("Balagan," "The Survivors") may be a bit too slow and dispassionately observed for some broadcast markets, but those qualifies also offer an unusually insightful glance at personalities on both sides of a terrorist act.
In constructivist art and architecture, stylistic consistency was never the goal; any explication of the goals and meanings of constructivism must focus on this style as a theoretical structure comprising ideological principles which in turn generate sensitivity to a constellation of visual sources.(6) The language of constructivist architecture and constructivist stage design was a language culled from many sources, among them the structures, design and daily life reversals of the carnival; the balagan or people's theater (as an architectural form as well as a model for dramatic presentations); the wooden "mountains" or roller coaster type slides which dominated villages and parts of Moscow and St.