So wonders drag star Vodka Stinger, who certainly has a point. And Vodka elaborates: "Hurricanes, nor'easters, terrorist attacks, earthquakes, tourists.... "It's all too much!"
King Khanhe of the Shrines, the King Khan & BBQ Show, the Black Jaspers, the... oh, you get the ideais back, but then he never really leaves. This native Canadian, now living in Berlin between endless globe-hopping and side projects, is a busy man. He's in the Big Apple this week with ... More >>
McDonald's IsraelShalom, y'all. The latest instance of our country's attempts to make the rest of the planet too fat for its theater seats comes from the combined forces of Chipotle and McDonald's.
Mark Rylance and Jez Butterworth mess with English folkdom
L'Chaim is a new kosher vodka imported from Israel just in time for kosher holiday cocktails. [NY Daily News] The 415 spots available at six dinners by Thomas Keller in Hong Kong were all snapped up six months in advance at $835 per person. [Wall Street Journal] The recession in Europe has ... More >>
Debate continues to rage in the British press as to whether or not Caryl Churchill's new playlet Seven Jewish Children is anti-Semitic or not. The 10-minute piece, which was written is response to Israel's invasion of Gaza, just concluded its run at London's Royal Court, where it was met with a ra ... More >>
Ohad Naharin shows you what the body can do
That is, a president who's finally trying to persuade Hebrews. George Mitchell, chatting last April at Leeds Met in the U.K. about brokering peace deals. With just a few big steps, Barack Obama has erased George W. Bush's plodding steps in the Middle East sands. After eight years of an administr ... More >>
Al Jazeera reporting on the war in Gaza Will somebody please call this a war? You won't find the word "war" in this morning's lede story in the New York Times on Israel's bombardment and invasion of Gaza. Is the Times afraid of offending New York's Jews, especially the right-wing Jewish establ ... More >>
Having this weekend visited Israel and strongly backed that country's incursion into Gaza, Mayor Bloomberg has reaffirmed his support, saying "This is one of those clear-cut cases. There's one terrorist organization that says repeatedly we're going to try to kill and maim as many innocent people as ... More >>
A rare staging of G.E. Lessing's Nathan the Wise
Bringing humanity back to film
Also: The 39 Steps joshes theater and film
Joe Carnahan's overly slick, heavily edited dark comedy works despite itself
Farrakhan Brings It All Back Home
Fall back to the hardiest harvest
The empire strikes back: Uneasy nods to contemporary politics is all this Heaven knows
There Is More To Be Explored In Columbia University's Middle East Studies Than Israel
Mordechai Vanunu spilled Israel's nuclear secrets and was jailed for 18 years. Get ready for the fallout.
Israeli Pol Tests U.S. Waters for a New 'Geneva Accord'
Out of the Closet, Into the Army Garrison, a Tender Gay Romance Takes Israel by Storm
A Palestinian Teen Gets Sent to Detentionand Stays
Milk and Honey Runs Dry for Israel's Jewish Poor
A Town Prepares for Attack
The Pot Party Battles Nerve Gas
Wanted: A Great Jewish Spin Master
The New Age of Anxiety
A Continent's Best Bad Music Battles It Out at Eurovision
Politicians and Pundits Miss the Point
Trumystic Sound System Reinvent Reggae In Williamsburg
Via Dolorosa's Well-Worn Politics