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  • Deliberately, delightfully child-free

    March 16, 2011 | 1:30 pm

    Ken and Alissa Koven love kids — as long as they’re other people’s.

    “We like to give them back when we’re done,” Ken said.

    The Marina del Rey couple have no intention of ever having children, a decision that may rankle bubbes everywhere but is just fine with them.

  • Props to Tiffany Shlain, honorary Hollywood Jew (from San Francisco) for ‘The Tribe’ [VIDEO]

    By The Web Guy

    September 8, 2008 | 4:41 am

    We’ve been waiting for this to come out online for free, and here it is.  Tiffany Shlain’s amazing ‘The Tribe’—narrated by Peter Coyote—explores the history of the Jewish people from the time of Abraham up through today, and uses the Barbie doll (created by Southern California Jewish...

  • VIDEO: The Tribe (The Barbie Doll and the History of the Jewish People)

    September 8, 2008 | 4:31 am

    What can the most successful doll on the planet show us about being Jewish today? Narrated by Peter Coyote, the film mixes old school narration with a new school visual style. The Tribe weaves together archival footage, graphics, animation, Barbie dioramas, and slam poetry to take...