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Tag: Divine Intervention
January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm
March 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm
"Divine Intervention" by Israeli Arab filmmaker Elia Suleiman is going to delight some people, anger others and put still others to sleep.
It has been embraced by European and most American critics as a brilliant absurdist comedy, recalling the style of French director...
March 4, 1999 | 7:00 pmHad Elazar Muskin not locked himself out of his uncle's house while on his honeymoon here 13 years ago, he might not today be rabbi of one of Los Angeles' most vibrant Orthodox shuls.
Fortunately for Young Israel of Century City, Muskin didn't wait around for his uncle to return....