Tag Archives: Jon Stewart

Rosewater: Fighting For Survival (Movie Review)

In 2009, an Iranian born, London-based, Canadian journalist named Maziar Bahari (played by Gael Garcia Bernal, , ) was tortured at Evin Prison in Teheran for several months. Accused of spying for the United States, his memoir was a bestseller, and his interview … Continue reading

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Lisa Rogak’s Angry Optimist, Life and Times of Jon Stewart: A Rabbinic Newsman (Book Review)

Before you’ve cleared the introduction of Lisa Rogak’s look at Jon Stewart, comedian, film director, and leader of The Daily Show, you’ve already seen the variety that makes him great. As a self-proclaimed court jester, he provides laughs, but as a critic, … Continue reading

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The Rocks Cry Out: (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

“In the beginning…” That’s always how it starts, isn’t it? Somewhere, at some point in time, there is a beginning. But as one of our enterprising young people asked in Children’s Church last week, “where was God before that?” That, … Continue reading

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