Steve Bannon didn’t actually call Jewish women or girls whiny.
Hillary Clinton doesn’t have to be Jewish for Trump to use anti-Semitic tropes against her, argues Austin Ratner.
Cartoons aren’t just for kids anymore. Ezra Glinter writes that animation has long been at the forefront of conversations about race, gender, inequality — and anti-Semitism.
Robert Shepyer is working on a new satirical film, ‘Not Another Pretty Face,’ about a woman who accidentally lands her ideal role in Hollywood — one written for a man.
LABA, the Jewish cultural program at the 14th Street Y in Manhattan, is exploring the concept of Jewish motherhood. They try to get beyond the cliches and stereotypes.
Governments rise and fall, fashions wax and wane, but stereotypes endure. Exhibit A: The finale of this summer’s trash TV hit, ‘Princesses: Long Island.’
Ever since I’ve discovered the site Betches Love This (thank you, New York Times and your lack of sufficient “trend pieces” for theThursday sections), I’ve been trying to figure out what exactly irks me about the website so much. Or, in “betch” terms, why is it that whenever I see its homepage, I totes want to get off of my diet-skinny Lululemon-covered ass, stop texting my sorority sisters about her hookup with a ZBT bro, and chuck my “sugar-free, hazlenut soy iced coffee” at my computer screen.
Shortly after graduating from college in 2000, I found myself living and interning in Austin, Texas. Someone apparently mentioned to the friendly policeman who worked by my office that I was a Member of the Tribe. He was thrilled; he’d never met a New York Jew — or any Jew — before. He lived 100 miles outside Austin, far beyond any eruv.
Elissa Strauss hopes that a new remake of the movie “Dirty Dancing” keeps our beloved heroine, Baby, Jewish. In addition to preserving Baby and her family’s ethnic authenticity, which is important in grounding the film in a real milieu, I should add that I hope the remake keeps the essential, devastating abortion plotline, which is vital both to the film’s plot and its politics.
Good news for the Jews: Unlike Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Bernie Madoff before them, the most recent scandal-plagued bold-faced names are not members of the tribe.