How Everyone Got Played by the Khashoggi Disappearance

The mystery of the ex-Saudi editor and writer Jamal Khashoggi's presumed disappearance from the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago seems to be deepen with each passing day. The gruesome picture of the writer...

Manipulating A Chunk Of Human Experience

Most of the experiences I have focused on in this column dealing with sensory distortion in modern technological society have been visual experiences.  Yes, I have dealt with noise pollution from construction sites and...

NPR Report on Jews Inspires Black American to Write “My Chanukah”

Psychology doctoral programs professor (for The Chicago School of Professional Psychology) James E. Shaw, Ph.D., says he was “driven to action to write ‘My Chanukah’ by a National Public Radio (NPR) broadcast which I initially considered...

Kick off A Great New Year With Music and Poetry – Oct. 13

The CIYCL 2018-19 Showcase of Contemporary Yiddish Culture די 2018-19 פֿאָרשטעלונגס סעריע פֿון הײַנטצײַטיקער ייִדישער קולטור Sholem Aleykhem! Our showcase kicks off with a fun concert by LA's own renowned clarinetist Gustavo Bulgach and KlezmerJuice . Join us...

Teatro Yiddish de Nueva York inaugura su propia casa con la presentación de “La...

Lets keep the momentum driving and thriving. YOU ARE THE HEART OF YIDDISH THEATER This Saturday Night "The Whore From Ohio" Oct. 6 at 8 PM 315 W. 39 Street Studio 902 We now have our own studio theater in...

Iran’s Failing Information War

Iran is losing the information war. It has been unmasked, unveiled, its iniquity laid bare. No longer can Tehran claim moderation. Not after plotting terrorist attacks against the opposition in Europe. Not after arresting and torturing...

Atoning When You Don’t Really Feel It

On Yom Kippur, Jews all over the world go through a process of atoning for their hurtful actions and sins.  Just before Yom Kippur, I went to a talk on the holiday by Rabbi...

Maru Davila: How to Eat Good Food and Stay Healthy

Maru Davila is a slim woman with lustrous skin who radiates health and confidence. To look at her, one would never guess that she once was almost 60 pounds overweight and struggled with her...

Venezuela Is A Disaster. Time For A Coup?

Recently, Luis Almagro, the secretary general of the Organization of American States, or O.A.S., made a stunning statement at a rally on the border between Colombia and Venezuela, warning that no option was off the table...

Jewish Women’s Theatre (JWT) to Celebrate National Latino Heritage Month with Reprise of Chutzpah...

In celebration of National Latino Heritage Month, The Braid, home of Jewish Women’s Theatre (JWT) in Santa Monica will reprise its critically acclaimed Chutzpah & Salsa show, a cultural collage on stage.  The show...