Defiant Requiem tells the little-known story of Czech conductor Rafael Schäcter, who led an extraordinary rebellion at the concentration camp of Terezin. His weapon was Verdi’s Requiem, one of the world’s most difficult and powerful choral works: Schäcter taught this … Continue reading
Adapted from Philip Roth’s 1959 National Book Award-winning novel of the same name, Goodbye, Columbus tells the story of Neil Klugman (Richard Benjamin), a librarian in the Bronx, and his romance with Brenda Patimkin (Ali McGraw, in her first screen … Continue reading
As far as Jewish sensibilities go, The Simpsons is no Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg. But neither is it devoid of Jewish content – lest we forget Krusty the Klown and his father, Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky – or talent among its … Continue reading
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