What is it about Jewish Humor?

When one thinks of Jewish humor, Eastern European Yiddish sayings as well as American wit, which has a direct lineage to Yiddish, come to mind. Jewish humor can actually be traced all the way back to the Bible and Talmud.  Scriptural humor makes use of satirical as well as playful use of words and anecdotes […]

Movie Review: A Tale of Love and Darkness

The Israeli born, Jewish actress Natalie Portman is internationally well-known thanks to her notable, diverse movie roles, such as Queen Padme Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, Mathilda Lando in Léon: The Professional and Nina Sayers in Black Swan. Last month, Cannes Film Festival hosted A Tale of love and Darkness, a movie based […]

What makes a Jewish Wedding Special?

A Jewish wedding is always a memorable one. Customs and traditions vary but every Jewish wedding has that special something; that X factor. Jews must know how to celebrate because wedding crashers seem to find these celebrations a definite pick during wedding season. There are so many reasons as to why a Jewish wedding is […]