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A New Audience For Elizabethan Classics With Jewish Villains

A New Audience For Elizabethan Classics With Jewish Villains
By February 6, 2007

Theater for a New Audience Director Jeffrey Horowitz decided to shake things up this season when he paired two Elizabethan plays, Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and Marlowe's The Jew of Malta, each featuring contemptible Jewish villains that play up … Read More

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Creepy Ivy

Creepy Ivy
By February 6, 2007

There are few more disturbing phrases, even spoken in jest, than "he / she / people that dumb shouldn't be allowed to breed." But substitute "shouldn't be allowed to go to college" and I'm all ears. I know it sounds … Read More

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The Only Way To Destroy The Jewish Race

The Only Way To Destroy The Jewish Race
By February 6, 2007

A pastor from a Baptist Church in Portland who titled last week's sermon, "The Only Way To Destroy The Jewish Race" is being called out for his use of the inflammatory words, which were advertised in Saturday's Portland Press Herald. … Read More

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Sexy Jew Fei Meet Sexy Beijing

Sexy Jew Fei Meet Sexy Beijing
By February 6, 2007

Our Jewish expat, Su Fei, goes on a mission to uncover why sexy female Chinese film stars, of past and present, can't seem to catch a break in Hollywood and their native land. Su Fei digs deep into the life … Read More

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Some Remarques on War

Some Remarques on War
By February 6, 2007

Like many of us, I read Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front during my freshman year of high school. Not long before that, we'd seen Kuwait liberated from Iraq with so little fanfare that I had to … Read More

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Walkway Project To Create Unity In Old City

Walkway Project To Create Unity In Old City
By February 6, 2007

A new rootftop promenade linking the Jewish and Muslim quarters in the Old City in Jerusalem is being proposed by the Jewish Quarter Development Authority. Cost of the development is estimated at NIS 1 million. According to Haaretz: A million … Read More

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Moral Reprobates or Superstitious Lemmings?

Moral Reprobates or Superstitious Lemmings?
By February 6, 2007

I live in an apartment of Jewish hipsters in Brooklyn who despise, and are despised by, their Hasidic neighbors. This is the Jewish-American way: the secular have no time for primitive traditionalists, and the pious no time for Godless narcissists. … Read More

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The Zeek Book List

The Zeek Book List
By February 6, 2007

These are some of the books Zeek’s editorial staff are reading these days. Click the link to support Zeek by purchasing the book on Amazon. Stephen Hazan Arnoff Torah in the Mouth Martin Jaffee Jaffee explains how the sages of … Read More

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