The Daily Show’s ‘senior Jewish correspondent’ Adam Lowitt took a crack at the recent flare ups of anti-Semitism from Donald Trump supporters with good humor and a unique perspective.
Jewish-German designer Diane Von Furstenberg and her media mogul husband Barry Diller could not handle the death of their Jack Russell Terrier; Shannon, after all, was one-of-a-kind. She lived in a custom-made, neoclassical doghouse. To solve the tiny problem of death and the fleetingness of life, they decided to clone her. Odd, because Von Furstenberg’s parents were Holocaust survivors. She talks often about how they inspired her zest for life and success. Now she’s a eugenicist?
Arthur Koestler’s 1940 novel “Darkness at Noon” is considered one of the great novels of the 20th Century. A discovery of a new manuscript may change how we view the classic allegory of totalitarianism.
Purim is around the corner, so as you’re washing down those hamentashen with a libation, or two, or three, stop a moment to send a funny card to a loved one, letting them know just how hard you plan on partying and your expected level of inebriation.
Though the characters in Danai Gurira’s “Familiar” at Playwrights Horizons are African-American and the setting is outside Minneapolis, the play will seem familiar to anyone who has relatives with Old Country traditions.
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