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  • Despite artistic and political license, ‘Exodus’ connects to contemporary Jews

    December 17, 2014 | 3:24 pm

    If you are going to see “Exodus: Gods and Kings” because it depicts an iconic cultural narrative that you want to better understand, I would caution against relying on director Ridley Scott’s version.  

    This epic adventure does offer an unparalleled work of digital art that...

  • Four Clowns presents ‘Noah & Jonah’

    By Avishay Artsy

    July 9, 2014 | 10:00 am

    If you were asked to picture a clown, you’d probably imagine baggy pants, suspenders, white face paint and a red nose. That’s the traditional view, but David Bridel, associate director of the theater troupe Four Clowns, thinks clowns get a bad rap.

    “There is a deep and lasting...

  • A new film series of Biblical proportions:<BR>The Ten Commandments -- they're baaaaack!

    By Pat Sierchio

    October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "Eight in 10 Americans know two all-beef patties are in a Big Mac, but just over four in 10 -- 41% -- can't name 'Thou shall not kill' as one of the Ten Commandments," according to a 2007 study.

    Those not-too-surprising results reported by Kelton Research is why producer...

  • A Message From David Wolpe

    By David Wolpe

    April 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    It's a well-known fact that millions of Jews have doubts about the literal veracity of Bible stories. On April 8, 9 and 15, I gave a series of sermons that emphasized the following point: faith is independent of doubt. I wanted the millions of doubting Jews to know that they can...