Translated by Rachel Tzvia Back
1 Bound on Her Boulders
Bound on her boulders a burnt offering
in flames trampled by light of the daily sacrifice
this teeming city, longing
in its walls within walls
grey wind of the olives
torn among the hills yearned-for city of wings
from her red thicket eternity
in gates straying at day’s end
to open and open
Larry King has got moves.
The octagenerian newsman showed off his breakdance skills (using the term loosely here) during an interview with “Black-ish” star Miles “Baby Boogaloo” Brown.
In contemporary cinema the representation of Jews is not so unusual. However, ex-Orthodox Jewish characters are portrayed far less often. Nonetheless, their role is significant and in some cases, iconic. (See my recent piece about Anna Wexler and Nadja Oertelt’s documentary ‘Unorthodox’ for one of the most recent examples.) Here are six of the best.