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  • Argentine President Kirchner doesn’t understand why her Shylock comment angers Jews

    By JNi.media

    3 weeks ago

    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is in trouble over her evoking of William Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice” Jewish antagonist, Shylock, in an attempt to explain Argentina’s national debt to… schoolchildren.

    Argentine Jews, needless to say, were not amused.

    ...
  • Ginger Jews

    By Roger Price

    June 16, 2015 | 10:11 am

    Last year, about two hundred red haired Israeli Jews gathered for a conference at Kibbutz Gezer in Israel. While that is a nice size group, there were, apparently, many hundreds who were interested in attending, but unable to do so. Those who attended the conference shared...

  • Neil Simon’s ‘Sunshine Boys’: Can he still make us laugh?

    By Tom Tugend

    September 6, 2013 | 2:31 pm

    Neil Simon is a close runner-up to William Shakespeare when counting the number of plays turned into movies. But can the works by the Jewish lad from the Bronx prove as durable as the prolific output of the Bard of Avon?

    Since, even with a lengthening lifespan, none of us is...

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