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  • DEAR ELEANOR *Movie Review*

    By Zoe Hewitt

    July 18, 2016 | 9:00 am

    DEAR ELEANOR is everything a coming-of-age movie should be: charming and well-acted with a beautiful balance of humor and meaningful moments.  Directed by Kevin Connolly (ENTOURAGE) each element of DEAR ELEANOR is well throughout and a complete delight.

    The colors in DEAR ELEANOR...

  • Missing Joan, Surfin’ Israel, playing for peace and more…This week from Israel!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    September 8, 2014 | 8:20 am

    Goodbye, Joan

    Love her, hate her – but you're surly gonna miss her.

    Jewish comedian Joan Rivers passed away in New York on Thursday, aged 81. Known for her controversial humor and for her lack of boundaries – she was heard all the way to Israel, especially when she wasn't...

  • What ‘Divergent’ can teach us about post-denominational Judaism

    April 2, 2014 | 12:51 pm

    Disclaimer: Having only seen the movie, I won’t speak about the other two books of the trilogy. This article contains spoilers.

    Picture a society that subdivides its members into factions, each of which has a unique virtue, and then enforces a separation of those groups so strict...

  • ‘Hunger Games’ social media video with Israeli roots hits the jackpot

    May 10, 2012 | 1:19 pm

    It’s post-apocalyptic America and you’re in District 12 of Panem. With your bow and arrow, you are helping Katniss Everdeen hunt for meat and berries to bring back to your family. President Snow, the evil dictator, is planning the next Hunger Games, in which children are placed...