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 Mordechai Gorelle
A subway rider begins to challenge the idea that all goyim are frightening strangers.
By Jew Jitsu
A woman in a man’s world…always the token woman in a man’s world. So, it appears, is my destiny.
By Shoshana Blum
I had been a good Bais Yakov girl, but now I was feeling angry. If by their phony standards I was a slut, then bring it, I thought, and get me a one-way ticket to slutsville.
By Baal Habos
When the joy is gone and the benefits are mostly illusory, leaving may no longer be an option. A Dubneresque tale.
Judge orders custody switch, citing concerns that the mother’s influence might jeopardize the children’s religious upbringing.
Sep 19, 2011 /
After years of moving from rental to rental, it’s time to come home.
Jun 3, 2011 /
What are your personal accomplishments or milestones in the past year that you are proud of?
Jun 29, 2011 /
Relishing the freedoms of an independent life.
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