I couldn’t stop asking myself why the University of California would find it necessary to subject me to this ugly story.
It is almost over!
At first glance, Ewan McGregor seems like an unlikely actor and director to have become obsessed with the Jewish character of Seymour “The Swede” Levov, the tragic hero of his new film, “American Pastoral,” based on Philip Roth’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Rumi’s poetry starts with the opening line “listen to the reed how it complains of separations.”
Until recently, Nadia Luzina gave lectures on culture and politics to her fellow elderly Russians at a senior center in Mar Vista.
At first glance, Ewan McGregor seems like an unlikely actor and director to have become obsessed with the Jewish character of Seymour “The Swede” Levov,read more
It is hard for anyone paying attention to relationships between Jews and Muslims to be optimistic these days.
Four years ago, for the holiday of Shavuot, I wrote about my two pygmy goats.
Jokes are no joke. Freud himself and countless other scholars have studied jokes as artifacts of human civilization and embodiments of theology, philosophy and morality.