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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 Yisrael Feuerman
A young boy eavesdrops on a man’s confession to his Rabbi.
By Ben Maimon
It was a large place with many stones and it never looked good. It looked worse in the dark.
By Pen Tivokeish
Like a stadium wave, in a domino effect, the congregation rises. A messy instrumental cacophony fills the chapel.
By Viva Troy
Taking stock of a personal topography.
The strange power of peanut chew candies, and the one time it did not work.
Jul 27, 2011 /
When couples fight over household chores.
Sep 26, 2011 /
Does having a baby mean inhabiting the physical form of the “mammes” of one’s youth?
Sep 12, 2011 /
Remembering the events of 9/11, and the conclusions it led to.
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