But with its nationwide opening set for Friday, the question now is whether a mass, mainstream audience will also get the film's satiric...
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia, dead at 79
Court denies Susan Koret’s request, won’t force Stanford to produce documents on Ted Taube
Don’t silence the voices of Orthodox women
And the Oscar for the best popcorn ever goes to…
Israel says has mended fences with EU in Netanyahu-Mogherini call
November 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm
September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pmTo progressive Jews, he is a partner for peace and a moderate Muslim in a world darkened by Islamic extremism. To conservative Jews, he is a strident anti-Israel critic, perhaps even a closet anti-Semite, masquerading as a centrist.
Dr. Maher Hathout, like no other local Muslim...
June 1, 2006 | 8:00 pm
Was Richard Wagner, Hitler's favorite composer, a classical anti-Semite and proto-Nazi or has conventional assumption given him a bad rap?
Who better to consider the question than Wagner himself, and he does on his last day on earth in 1883 in an apologia pro su vida addressed to the...
June 16, 2005 | 8:00 pm
The Smart Card
The idea that in medieval Europe, among Christians, the smartest people generally practiced celibacy, while, among Jews, the scholars and rabbis had big families, had occurred to me some time ago ("Are Jews Smarter?" June 10).
Another possible reason for Jewish...
May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Norman Hudis is a patient man, not by temperament but by necessity. It took the ex-Londoner and current Woodland Hills resident some 30 years to see his play produced on stage, and if the venue is Santa Ana rather than Manhattan, he is as pleased as any playwright savoring his name...
September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm
British film director Stephen Frears was drawn to "Liam," about the making of an anti-Semite, partly because of a startling family secret he discovered in his late 20s.
His brother blurted out the news during his grandmother's 90th birthday party, not long after Frears had married a...
August 17, 2000 | 8:00 pm
Standing alone next to a yellow sign with black letters warning, "Buchanan is the Fourth Reich," Bob Kunst, president of the Shalom International, became a magnet for heated emotions on the sidewalk outside Long Beach's Convention Center last Friday afternoon.