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The Social Network

The Social Network

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The genesis of Facebook has its source in the Book of Genesis.

Jews and American Songs

Jews and American Songs

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A review of A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs by David Lehman.

A Film Unfinished

A Film Unfinished

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The contemporary relevance of a discarded Nazi propaganda film.

Amare Stoudemire's Jewish Roots

Amare Stoudemire's Jewish Roots

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The importance of learning about your heritage.

Playcott

Playcott

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While some musicians are boycotting Israel, others like Jethro Tull aren’t. Maybe our “playcott” campaign is working after all?

Inception: In Your Dreams

Inception: In Your Dreams

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The Kabbalah of Christopher Nolan’s new film Inception.

Is Spider-Man Jewish?

Is Spider-Man Jewish?

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Goldman, Lipman and Spider-Man: All Jewish names.

LeBronathon

LeBronathon

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How to hype up your life.

Music to Terrorists’ Ears

Music to Terrorists’ Ears

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Some musicians are boycotting Israel in response to the flotilla. Our response: a Playcott.

A Simple Song for Israel

A Simple Song for Israel

Israel stands for Peace.

Law and Order

Law and Order

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My brush with TV stardom taught me that there’s very little reality in television.

South Park, Serious Funny

South Park, Serious Funny

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Comedy Central muzzles free speech in fear of offending Islam.

Ani Yehudi

Ani Yehudi

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One American family united the people of Israel through song.

Zacharia’s Beautiful Mystery

Zacharia’s Beautiful Mystery

The worldwide release of a hot new CD – right here on Aish.com.

The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker

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Do we have to risk our lives to feel alive?

Avatar: Bad Guys and Good Guys

Avatar: Bad Guys and Good Guys

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Whose side are you on now?

Avatar and the Jews

Avatar and the Jews

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The connections with Torah and Hebrew words are just too frequent and striking to be accidental.

Catcher in the Rye

Catcher in the Rye

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J.D. Salinger captured adolescence's anxiety, defiance and desperation for identity and love.

Unplugged

Unplugged

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The Jewish people have been “unplugging” once a week for millennia.

Up in the Air

Up in the Air

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Jason Reitman’s new film got a bunch of well-deserved Golden Globe nominations, but it is also a little depressing.

Avatar

Avatar

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Surprisingly, James Cameron’s new blockbuster taught me a lot about myself.

The Princess and the Frog

The Princess and the Frog

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Despite the magic, it is character that prevails.

Bungle In the Jungle

Bungle In the Jungle

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Delving into Jethro Tull's song on life.

Scrooge Season

Scrooge Season

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Mankind should be our business.

Bernie & The Godfather

Bernie & The Godfather

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Two contemporary morality tales convey the same important message.

This Is It?

This Is It?

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Michael Jackson’s farewell movie is a hit, but it also provokes some difficult questions.

Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds

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Quentin Tarantino's new movie made me wonder what Jewish "vengeance" should look like.

A Serious Man

A Serious Man

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If only the Coen brothers were serious.

Diary of a Wimpy Writer

Diary of a Wimpy Writer

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Do you know what your child is reading?

SuperJews

SuperJews

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Here they’ve come to save the day...Jews in the comic industry.

Julie and Julia

Julie and Julia

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Meryl Streep's new film reminded me to chew my food a little longer, and enjoy it a little more.

The Passion: A Historical Perspective

The Passion: A Historical Perspective

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Mel Gibson's film fits comfortably within the history of Christian anti-Semitism.

It’s A Wonderful Life

It’s A Wonderful Life

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The film's powerful Rosh Hashanah message.

Moving on UP

Moving on UP

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The film "Up" teaches a lesson about not being afraid of life's new challenges.

The Soloist

The Soloist

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Reporter Steve Lopez thought he found a story in Nathaniel Ayers. What he really found was a friend.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

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This well-meaning book ends up distorting the Holocaust.

Alexander and the Jews

Alexander and the Jews

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The pivotal scene that you won't see in any movie sets the stage for the story of Chanukah.

"The Secret" Revealed

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God as a cosmic bellhop.

Defiance

Defiance

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How the Bielski Partisans built a village amidst the Nazi death machine.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to God

The Hitchhiker's Guide to God

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You need to find the right question for the answer to make sense.

Star Trek and God

Star Trek and God

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Sci-fi fun often ignores the tough questions about human existence.