May 20, 2013 at 3:14 pm by Timna Burston
Naomi Davies, “But what do I want?”, acrylic on canvas 16 inches by 20 In her own words: I paint only with my fingers which transmit the intense emotion that I experience when I paint. My style seems to be part Modigliani, part German Expressionism. In this painting a young Jewish girl is weighing her […]
April 17, 2013 at 11:26 am by Timna Burston
Claire Jackson’s realistic portraiture draws inspiration from personal narrative. In this piece, Claire portrays her friend, Ben Abeles, who is 88 and arrived in England on the Kindertransport. Ben has lived in the United States and Israel as well as other countries. The surrounding images show part of his story: the family who were murdered in the extermination camps two […]
March 28, 2013 at 11:32 am by marleyweiner
I am a Tarantino fan. I love his combination of gratuitous violence with cheeky pop-culture commentary. His work is always complicated and full of layers. Most of all, I love his alternating history WWII epic Inglorious Basterds. I could say that I love it because of its brilliant female heroine, and I do. I could […]
September 28, 2012 at 1:29 pm by Jonah Rank
Jonah Rank was not on Ben Folds Five’s list this year. And what about God’s?
June 10, 2012 at 9:10 pm by Jonah Rank
Randy Newman is no stranger to being a stranger. Randy, like the Jewish tradition, can’t stress enough how important it is to care for the stranger.
May 29, 2012 at 11:19 am by dmkwait
Aliens as a conversation piece for anti-Semitism…
April 2, 2012 at 7:48 am by Timna Burston
How Inglourious Basterds borrows imagery from tales of the Golem from the Maharal of Prague.