when Jewdar read that the military had opened up combat arms to women, we were glad, and having just read about the graduation of the first class of infantry soldiers with female recruits, we were delighted,
Because as a Jew who always wanted to see Jewish characters, we get it. We don’t claim to be in the same position, because as a white guy, we could still see plenty of white guys to identify with or dream about being like, but we get it enough to want black kids or latino kids or gay kids to pick up a comic book and read stories about people like them.
As the Wonder Woman display at Comic Con this past weekend shows, Israeli sheyna punim Gal Gadot (in the old country, that was pronounced "Greenstein") has been given a place front and center as the current brightest star in the Amazon princess' galaxy.
Let Jewdar be upfront about this---What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy was not our cup of tea, but that doesn't mean it isn't worth watching.
In one incision, he completely eviscerated what Lincoln said at Gettysburg
When Jewdar heard that superhero Atom Smasher, aka, Albert Rothstein, was going to be appearing on season premier of The Flash, we were pretty jazzed. Until...
Lots of people struggle with mental illness, and most of them don't go around trying to poison the water supply of major metropolitan areas. Indeed, many of them go on to do some remarkable things.
Netanyahu should announce that he's willing to admit refugees descended from the 1947-49 Palestinian exodus to settle in the West Bank--indeed, he's willing to admit them permanently. Of course, in order to create these permanent settlements, he would need to work with the PA, and to get their blessing.
The South is different. Let Jewdar make this clear--we are are not a fan of the smarmy liberal tendency to paint all Southerners as illiterate rednecks. Fun fact--while Obama won among the most educated voters, he also won among the least educated. But when we say the South is different, we mean more than just voting patterns and education levels. We mean that for a long, long time--even before the Civil War--there was a Southern identity distinct from the the rest of the country.
Once upon a time, summertime was when a young Jew's fancy would turn to thoughts of summer excursions in the Catskills. And for many of them, of course, "the Catskills" meant "Kutsher's." Well, those days of yore are no more, but that doesn't mean a young Jew can't still dream.