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 Anna Wexler
Anna Wexler describes the journey that led to the making of her feature documentary film, “UNORTHODOX: A Jewish Journey.”
By Chossid Ex
There is a lot of piety around me in this shul. Some of it is hopeful and some of it is real, but all of it makes me feel alone. I feel like I need more space.
By Da'as Hedyot
The baby and the bathwater. What to keep and what to throw away.
By Itche Meyer Dicker
A new design for Pepsi bottle caps affects gameplay at the shtiebel.
The bubble, as was wont, has burst. Chasidim are leaving, slowly, individually, but with surefooted and resolute steps. And a new community is being created in the process.
Jul 15, 2011 /
An annual mother-daughter meeting.
Aug 3, 2011 /
Thoughts on Shulem Deen’s article -Chasidic women also sweat!
Sep 19, 2011 /
After years of moving from rental to rental, it’s time to come home.
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