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Tag: David Mamet
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This piece is a response to "A note to stiff-necked people" by David Mamet which first appeared on JewishJournal.com on Nov. 1.
David Mamet recently asked the following questions of “Jews planning to vote for Obama.” Herewith, my responses.
Are you prepared to explain to your...
September 10, 2012 | 4:58 pm
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August 1, 2012 | 12:14 pm
Their Country, Right or Wrong
In “At What Cost?” (July 27), David Mamet asserts that the national debt has doubled under President Barack Obama and that government has increased massively in size. Both are inaccurate; see for yourself at factcheck.org. If the armed forces have...
July 25, 2012 | 12:44 pm
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November 30, 2011 | 6:25 pm
Job Search Process Is Ineffective, Demeaning
Even though organizations like JVS have WorkSource centers on Wilshire Boulevard and in Marina del Rey, the jobs through JVS are all online (“Still Unemployed: Out of Luck but Not Out of Hope,” Nov. 25). The process of finding jobs...
November 28, 2011 | 6:33 pm
Read David Mamet’s opinion piece here: Conflict, choice and surrender
David Mamet’s recent, meandering tirade demands a response, even if cogency permits only a partial rejoinder. So, I will limit myself to where he begins and I where I “live,” with the Reform Movement.
November 23, 2011 | 3:05 pm
Mamet: Out of Touch With Today’s Reform
As an observer and researcher of American Jewish life who teaches this subject at both USC and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion [HUC-JIR], I was looking forward to learning from David Mamet how “Reform Judaism has met with...
November 17, 2011 | 12:07 pm
Read a response to David Mamet here: Dear David Mamet: Reform Judaism doesn’t surrender
The old joke has it, how many Frenchmen does it take to defend Paris? No one knows — it’s never been tried.
Similarly, Reform Judaism has met with few conflicts it did not attempt to...
June 7, 2011 | 5:36 pm
November 8, 2007 | 7:00 pmLast Monday night, I was sitting on stage at American Jewish University interviewing Tony Kushner, talking Life and Judaism and Big Ideas to a man who is arguably America's greatest living playwright, when, suddenly, the words of what is arguably the world's cheesiest bubble-gum song...
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November 2, 2006 | 7:00 pmWith fall comes the annual harvest of books (and authors) to hit town for Jewish Book Month, Nov. 15-Dec. 16, with fare ranging from politics to social commentary to humorous memoir. The autumnal visitors will include David Mamet at the Central Library, Harry Shearer at Temple Beth...
November 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm
You Can Go Home Again
But in David Mamet's 'The Old Neighborhood,' it's a place marked by open wounds and unanswered longing
By Diane Arieff, Contributing EditorWhen David Mamet, the son of brilliant but emotionally abusive parents, was growing up in Chicago, his mother told him,...
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