Three Jews are in a room screaming at one another, poking each other in the eyes, hitting each other on the head with objects ranging from frying pans to anvils. It's either a meeting of the synagogue's board of trustees or a Three Stooges film festival. Fortunately, this time, it's...
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Imagine an Uzbek warlord who takes time between mortar attacks to remove his clothes and display his manhood in the bunker. Now, imagine that he willingly does this for a camera operator, who films the chieftain and his family for an "Osbournes"-meets-"Sopranos" reality-TV show.
September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Welcome to fall: The time of High Holidays, contemplation, repentance and really, really long services.
And did I mention TV?
OK, we'll give you the benefit of the doubt. I'm sure your calendar is marked with things like "bake brisket, 350 F for five hours" and "bring challah to...
August 11, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Saturday, August 13
Spend some quality time with the kiddies before the back-to-school commotion ensues. Saturdays at the Whitefire Theatre, "Precious Piglet and Her Friends" is a musical that teaches kids about self-esteem and friendship. Writer Carrol Mendelson and musician...
November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Tom Lehrer once noted that there were no American pop Chanukah tunes because Jewish composers were busy writing the nation's sentimental Christmas and Easter favorites.
The observation came to mind when we talked to Joe Roth, about his movie "Christmas With the Kranks," which opened...
March 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Harken back to the beginning, when it was Adam, Eve and some girl named Little Suzy. Playwright-producer Ron Petronicolos takes some liberties with the Genesis tale in "The Adam and Eve Show." On Sunday, Petronicolos presents "The God Monologues," "an ode to the Big Guy...
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HEEB Goes Deep
Call it the "Brooklyn Invasion."
All traces of the solemnity and sadness of Holocaust Remembrance Day were gone by nightfall when the gang from New York-based Heeb Magazine threw their first West Coast party at the Hollywood-and-Vine hotspot Deep. Palm Pictures,...
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December 23, 1999 | 7:00 pmThe Anti-Defamation League is not amused by a "Saturday Night Live" satire in which cast members, posing as pop stars, said that Jews own all the banks and that Christians have forgiven them for "killing our Lord."
And NBC has promised not to air the sketch again -- maybe.