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11.14.2014 | 73 days ago | Posted at 03:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
In mentioning “medical clowns,” I refuse to make any obvious jokes about the people in charge of billing for medical insurance companies or drug reps for pharmaceutical companies or even my former ocular surgeon. Such jokes might be a bit too obvious and would be missing the point entirely. The point is that there’s real healing in laughter. It takes special people to be both knowledgable in...
Thursday, March 14, 2013
  The Israeli secret service is justifiably known for its James Bond gadgets as well as its long reach. In the Oscar-nominated documentary The Gatekeepers, six former chiefs of Shin Bet are interviewed and discuss the frustrations of their job. After 1967, when Israel overran the Palestinians of the West Bank and Gaza, Israel's
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012

Israeli documentary screens at Jewish Film Festival

 Although the Israeli documentary The Flat explores the shadows cast by the Holocaust over survivors, perpetrators and their descendants, it’s also an essay with universal significance on memory...
Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Israeli Oscar nominee opens in Milwaukee

Professor Eliezer Shkolnik sits mortified among his fellow academics, listening uncomfortably...