Now that there is at least an agreement to a cease fire between Israel and Palestinian leaders in Gaza, will we hear the voices of peace? Or will their voices be drowned out once again? Below is a clip from the upcoming documentary “Dancing In Jaffa” featuring Pierre Dulaine from “Mad Hot Ballroom.” Hilla Medalia [...]
Too much, too much. June must be the final push on the event scene before people begin dispersing to the vacation scene. Again, just scratching the surface: ITVS COMMUNITY CINEMA PRESENTS – “TWO SPIRITS” June 5 at 3 PM (Washington DC Jewish Community Center) June 12 at 5 PM (Busboys and Poets) FREE – For [...]
But I firmly believe that when innocent people are being brutalized; when someone like Qaddafi threatens a bloodbath that could destabilize an entire region; and when the international community is prepared to come together to save many thousands of lives—then it’s in our national interest to act. And it’s our responsibility. This is one of [...]
…our true measure of progress has to be whether every American who wants a job can find one; whether the jobs available pay well and offer good benefits; whether people in this country can still achieve the American Dream for themselves and their children. That’s the progress we’re after. – President Barack Obama Transcript here. [...]
Real “democracy” has always been a struggle. “Shayfeen.com” (“We’re Watching You”) was a film brought to my attention in 2009 following the last elections in Egypt. Can we connect the dots between then and now? Note: This post has been updated to correct the spelling for the documentary.