If we’ve learned anything about scary movies, it’s that the living dead are not to be taken lightly. What could be worse than a crowd of zombies — foaming at the mouth and oozing with blood — chasing after you in the dark night? Norwegian director Tommy Wirkola has found the answer in his new horror spoof, “Dead Snow.” The film is about a group of friends who are hunted not by your traditional brain-crazed zombies, but rather by Nazi zombies, while stranded in the snow-covered mountains of Northern Norway.
Israel’s best basketball team is taking on the NBA. The stars of Maccabi Tel Aviv will face off against the New York Knicks in a charity exhibition game October 18 at Madison Square Garden.
New York is a city that seems to have it all, but for Israeli New Yorkers and Israel fanatics, it is sorely lacking one thing: the Tel Aviv beach. Host to many of Tel Aviv’s concerts, cafes and parties, it is the heartbeat of the city. On June 21, a small piece of Israeli beach life will come to New York for one day.
While Mahmoud Abbas’s meeting with President Obama was widely described as uneventful, comments the Palestinian leader made in a Washington Post interview before entering the White House have led to a feisty debate within the Jewish community.
Since assuming his post as special adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Iran matters, Ambassador Dennis Ross has stepped back and refrained from discussing in public his suggestions for dealing with Tehran.