Last week, Relativity Media CEO Ryan Kavanaugh became the first major Hollywood executive to publicly oppose a letter condemning Israel signed by Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz. "It makes my blood boil," Kavanaugh told The Hollywood Reporter. "As the grandson of Holocaust...
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Tag: Jewish American
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May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pmThe other day I was speaking to an engaging young Chasidic student who impressed me with his erudition in Jewish and secular studies.
I was engrossed in the conversation, gaining more and more respect for him, when he suddenly said, "Where I grew up, we lived in a tough...
May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pmA highly charged controversy between two self-described "passionate" advocates, one African American, the other Jewish, appears to have ended on Thursday (May 1), with pledges of mutual friendship and future cooperation.
Following a closed-door, three hour meeting the two principals...
December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pmIf Arash Saghian's recent marriage had taken place in the late 1980s or early 1990s, he would likely have faced ostracism from Los Angeles' Iranian Jewish community. The family of the 25-year-old businessman might have also frowned upon the match, all because his spouse Maya was...
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...
September 27, 2007 | 8:00 pmDoes the American Jewish community take a "myopic" view of Israel? A local Jewish leader, known for his progressive views, believes that it does.
In a recent article in this paper, Daniel Sokatch began by telling the story of a Jewish activist friend who came across a demonstration...
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Lately, I've been thinking about two novels I recently enjoyed: "The Other Shulman" by Alan Zweibel (Villard, $23.95), and "Joy Comes in the Morning" by Jonathan Rosen (Picador, $14).
The two novels are strikingly different: One deals with confronting a marriage of long standing;...
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