July 29, 2012 - 7:55pm
The Adath Jeshurun Synagogue was packed last Saturday for the opening event of the Jewish Film Festival.
I realized this past weekend that I have never before been in a Jewish synagogue. In fact, I had never really been in any houses of worship belonging to any faith besides Christianity. Thus, it was with great interest that I entered the Adath Jeshurun Synagogue this past Saturday for the opening of...
February 8, 2012 - 12:00pm
The Jewish Community of Louisville presents two weeks of Jewish cinema and film discussion.
I pride myself on being decently knowledgeable about world cinema. However, when it comes to Jewish cinema the first things that come to mind are thoroughly American comedians like Mel Brooks and, my personal favorite, Woody Allen. The point being, my knowledge is lacking, which is why I...
July 29, 2012 - 8:06pm
The true story of Johann von Goethe's passionate romance which inspired his breakout novel "The Sorrows of Young Werther."
Everybody knows the story of “Faust,” written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Even those who have (inexplicably) never heard of “Faust” will recognize the basis of the story, in which a man sells his soul to the devil for personal gain.