Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

Heart Condition

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Credit Guy Raz ‘Yossi’ sequel catches up with an international sad sack At 34 years of age, Yossi may have a promising career going as a Tel Aviv cardiologist, but when it comes to matters of the heart for himself, the man is in stasis, a lonely heart who can be seen in Eytan Fox’s Yossi downloading porn [&hellip
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West Bank Story: Lorraine Lévy’s The Other Son

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Film, NY Press Exclusive

otherson-cohenmediagroup Right on time for Halloween arrives Lorraine Lévy’s The Other Son, involving that most nightmarish conceit of all time: children switched at birth and raised by the “wrong” parents.Though the film takes place in the Middle East, its strength lies in the emotional undercurrent of a story that could happen anywhere. Joseph Silberg (Jules Sitruk), [&hellip
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Israel Remains Central Issue in Local Congressional Race

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

In the wake of last week’s New York Times article on the NY-06 race evolving into “Israelapalooza,” Assemblyman Rory Lancman’s supporters are attempting to raise money off Councilwoman Liz Crowley’s comment in the article that all the emphasis on Israel is a “distraction.”   The below fundraising pitch was sent out Friday afternoon by former [&hellip
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Iconic Ambassadors

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Kehinde Wiley’s Cross-Cultural Pageant Kehinde Wiley uses deliberately flamboyant colors. Loud as hip-hop music and just as assertive are the grand claims Wiley makes for the subjects he paints: Young men of, yes, color stand out among the traditional, time-muted tints of the ancient and holy fabrics that frame them in the exhibition The World [&hellip
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