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 »
I shall give thee a corner office, with a nubile maiden to attend to thy needs — secretarial matters only, verily. Beware unto thee, lest thine eyes wander to her bosom and I shall smite thee and banish thee back to page 7 of the Job.com listings.
I’m damned if I do, and damned if I don’t. But I’m more damned if I don’t, so I will. I will talk about race. And racism. And how our frum world is afflicted by it, ingrained as it is in our psyches owing to the notions of “chosenness,” the myths of black people and […]