Tag: Naomi Danis

Feminists in Focus: In Darkness on the Shortlist

In Darkness, a film by Polish director Agnieszka Holland (Europa, Europa), is based on the true story of Leopold Socha (Robert Wieckiewicz), a Catholic sewer worker and petty thief who, though not especially fond of Jews, is willing to court danger in 1943 Nazi-occupied Lvov in order to make some easy cash, and hides a group of Jews underground for over a year.

Waiting for Gilad

I took my laptop to bed last night tuned to Ynet to wait and watch with the people of Israel for the release of Gilad Shalit, and it seemed to… Read more »

Sometimes We Say Hello

Cross-posted with United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. The diplomat uses as many words as possible and tries to say nothing; the picture book writer uses as few words as possible… Read more »