The film is based on a recent Politico article by Peter Kornbluh.
Weinstein carried three large books into the police station, including “Elia Kazan: A Biography,” by Richard Schickel.
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — The Ecuadorean representative to the United Nations equated Zionism with Nazism in his speech during the celebration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People at the United Nations General Assembly. “We repudiate with all our strength the persecution and genocide that in its time unleashed Nazism against the Hebrew people….
With the Cuban’s leader’s death November 25, at age 90, his long and controversial career is sure to be reviewed minutely on every issue in the days leading up to his funeral, December 4. But it would be hard to find a more convoluted record than the one he established with the Jewish state and world Jewry, and with the Cuban Jewish community.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, whose death was announced late Friday, had a complicated history with Jews. Under Castro, who seized power in 1959, and his brother Raul Castro, who took over as president in 2008, Jews in Cuba were extended religious freedoms and received special rations from the government for kosher meat. But the…
Orthodox Rabbi Shmuley Boteach is known for his pro-Israel activism, his support of president-elect Donald Trump, and his books about sex in the orthodox world. But recently he found himself making a small scene about a completely different issue - the burial of Fidel Castro.
Encased in a glass box on one of the main plazas in old Havana is a small and ordinary fishing boat called “El Granma.” Sixty years ago a young group of socialist militants led by Fidel Castro crossed the Gulf of Mexico on it, igniting a revolution that would affect the region for decades to come.
In later tweets he called for the U.S to lift its embargo on Cuba.
Once upon a time, Susan Sontag, Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti had high hopes for the late Fidel Castro. Eventually, their hopes were dashed by the realities of Cuba.
(JTA) — Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, whose 49-year rule was marked by an anti-Israel stance to match his deep antagonism to the United States and the west, is dead at age 90. His brother and successor since he stepped back from power in 2008, President Raul Castro, announced his death late Friday evening. Under…