When I first heard about Seth Rogen’s new Pickle movie I immediately went to watch the trailer with much anticipation and excitement. A mainstream comedy about being Jewish involving Jewish food? Yes. Here for it. As soon as the trailer ended though I felt that old familiar sour taste in my mouth…the concern of thinking […]
The culture clash that ensues is not uniquely Jewish but it has a uniquely Jewish flavor.
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Black Widow. Wonder Woman 1984. Fast and Furious 9. No Time to Die. These were meant to be some of the big summer blockbusters of 2020. And yet, none of them have been released yet. We all know why—the novel coronavirus—but in the place of those films,…
“That’s what the movie is at its core: what it means when Old World customs meet new ones.”
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We’ve all heard the story. A family comes from the old country. They work hard. They hope. They dream. One of them… gets preserved in pickle brine. Read more…