Arts & Culture
It is difficult to categorize Ari Folman ’s extraordinary film Waltz with Bashir: a cinematic autobiography, a war documentary, a meditation on trauma and memory, a hybrid of reality and fiction, or an acid-like cinematic trip. Every category equally applies. … Read More
Jewcy Zeitgeist: Military Body Armor Recall, Ford Motor Co. Refuses Government Money, and A Five-Day Mail Week?
Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: Barack Obama signed the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act today, which makes it easier for workers to sue their employers for pay discrimination. An Israeli airstrike hit Gaza today in … Read More
My university is closing its world-class art museum and selling the collection to meet a budget shortfall. Brandeis University- a bastion of liberal arts and intellectual inquiry, an institution whose motto is "truth unto its innermost parts"- is selling off … Read More
We’ve all made those jokes, spinning out the thread of ever-increasing absurdity, layering hypothetical violation on top of hypothetical violation, all to determine: What is the least kosher meal you could possibly eat? Are we talkin’ shrimp wrapped in prosciutto … Read More
Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: New York’s new Senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, was sworn in yesterday and has hit the ground running. Egypt has expressed disapproval of Iran, Hamas, and Hezbollah, accusing them of working together to spark conflict in Gaza … Read More