Monday, November 19, 2018

Author: Sala Levin

Not So Secular: Jews Occupy Wall Street

12:21 02 November in Culture
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by Steven Philp The Occupy Wall Street movement is populated by the disaffected and anti-religious left--that is, if you ignore the Jews. A recent article by Mitchell Landsberg of the Los Angeles Times argues that counter to much of American history--where faith communities often stood at...

A Very Jewish Halloween

15:17 28 October in Culture
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by Sala Levin [caption id="" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Hey, Bette Midler's Jewish, too!"][/caption] Halloween approacheth, and with it the opportunity to impress your friends with the wittiness and originality of your costume. Or--if you're like this blogger--the opportunity to take a look in your closet, decide you're not...

Auslander in the Attic

13:30 26 October in Arts & Culture
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by Sala Levin The Holocaust, as Michael Scott so wisely taught us, is one thing we just can't joke about. (Scott's other taboos? JFK and AIDS, though the Lincoln assassination was only recently crossed off that list.) But Shalom Auslander, well, bless him, he's trying. The...