December 11, 2013 at 9:03 am by noamsienna
Note: the printed book The Hobbit (1994 edition) is indicated by an italicized title, while Peter Jackson’s 2012 film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is referred to with quotation marks. “According to the Nature of the Dwarves”: An Introduction to Dwarves and Jews On my way home from seeing “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” […]
April 18, 2013 at 10:52 am by Timna Burston
Roni Tabick is a member of the Jewish Eyes on the Arts advisory board, and writes fiction combining science fiction, fantasy and religion. Originally from England, Roni now resides in NYC, where he is studying in rabbinical school and presented a piece entitled “Radiance” at the Jewish Eyes on the Arts Salon. Roni shares his […]
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 […]
March 21, 2013 at 8:11 am by Jonah Rank
4 questions about Torah and Life of Pi to share at your seder this year.
February 20, 2013 at 12:00 pm by Roni
In honour of Purim, top 10 masks from pop culture, with my own kabbalistic musings.
December 19, 2012 at 4:29 pm by Roni
The Doctor Who Christmas special is on the horizon introducing a new companion to the show. But why does the Doctor need a companion at all? Does God need Abraham? Does God need us?
November 22, 2012 at 5:19 pm by Roni
Every day we remember that ‘God was in this place’, and our reaction is giving thanks.
Phil’s great problem–each moment of waking up is not a new day but the same day again.