Tahneer Oksman


Feminist Hero Esther Broner Changed the 'Order' of Things

By Tahneer Oksman

Summer is the cruelest cultural season. With that in mind, ICYMI (In Case You Missed It) is a new occasional series highlighting movies, TV shows, books, comics and everything else we might have missed in the past few months that we can catch up on in the next few. Read More


Hooked on Meat: a Nice Jewish Girl's Film on Bacon

By Tahneer Oksman

Hooked on Meat: a Nice Jewish Girl's Film on Bacon
“Why is a nice Jewish girl like me making a film about pigs and bacon?” Suzanne Wasserman the writer and director of the new documentary “Meat Hooked!” in the beginning of her movie.Read More


Of Women, Comics, and Reclaiming Jewish Stereotypes

By Tahneer Oksman

Of Women, Comics, and Reclaiming Jewish Stereotypes
While various critics have noted the strong influence that Jews have had on the creation of American comics, few have fully explored the role of Jewish women. Yet Jewish women have often been at the forefront of creative explorations in the graphic narrative form. And in many of their comics, Jewish identity is a fertile site of exploration of the unstable, contradictory, and ambiguous figurations of the self in a postmodern world.Read More


Friday Film: Amos Oz on Not Writing Universally

By Tahneer Oksman

Courtesy of Yonathan & Masha Films Read More



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