By Shulem Deen
January 18, 2011 / 20 comments
Movie Review: “Holy Rollers”
Does it matter that Hasidim in film bear little resemblance to Hasidim in real life?
Tags: Hasidim in movies, Holy Rollers, Jesse Eisenberger, Kevin Asch, movie reviews, movies
Posted in Arts & Culture, Movies
By Baal Devarim
March 11, 2010 / 24 comments
A Serious Man has been called hilarious comedy, genius high-brow tragedy, the best, Jewy-est, most auto-biographical Coen brothers film, a modern day story of Job, a medieval story of a dybbuk, and much else. Read more »
Tags: movies, rationalism
Posted in Arts & Culture, Essays, Movies
By Ari Mandel
A love affair with Jewish music follows a soldier into his secular life.
By Shaindy Royt
When a former Bais Yakov girl meets the perfect frum gentleman, she finds herself struggling with personal boundaries and wonders about her choices.
By The Unpious Posek
A young woman who is desperate to leave New Square asks the Unpious Posek for advice.
A recent emigrant of Borough Park wants to flaunt her new wardrobe – but finds herself grappling with discomfort.
By A.M. Yehuda
When will we read of a comprehensive investigation into the dark side of Charedi Judaism?
Jun 24, 2011 /
With women in Saudi Arabia demonstrating against their driving ban, what will it take for Chasidic women to protest theirs?
Jul 6, 2011 /
Mother-in-laws: a second chance or a second dose of what you already had enough of?
Aug 24, 2011 /
The cost of leaving is high. So is the cost of staying.
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