Entries from September 2017

Friday, September 8th, 2017

CORRECTION: Shaare Shalom High Holidays services

The American Jewish World’s Rosh Hashana special edition ran the wrong ad for Shaare Shalom’s High Holidays services. Services will take place at the Talmud Torah of St. Paul, 768 Hamline Ave. S., not at the St. Paul JCC. The correct ad is HERE. Rosh Hashana services are scheduled for: Erev Rosh Hashana — 8 […]

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company’s new season

The Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company looks at politics, literature and dry cleaning by MAX SPARBER Community News Editor The Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company has announced their 2017-2018 season, which started this past month with Via Dolorosa, a play by David Hare exploring his experiences visiting Israel. The season will continue with Church & State (Oct. […]

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Everything’s coming up Jewish at The Heights

The Heights movie theater offers an accidental Jewish film festival by MAX SPARBER Community News Editor The Jewish influence on film is pervasive, a case comprehensively made by critic Neal Gabler in his 1989 book An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood. One delightful side-effect of this fact is that a theater […]

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Ilana Kurshan: A delightful surprise

If All the Seas Were Ink: A Memoir, by Ilana Kurshan, St. Martin’s, 299 pages, $26.99 hardcover Reviewed by NEAL GENDLER If, like me, you first think that a book about a young divorcee studying a page of Talmud a day would be a bore, I have a surprise for you. To my astonishment, most […]