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Published: 01 August 2017
Moses’ subjectivity and vulnerability provide us human insight into the mysterious prophetic character. Moses’ subjectivity and vulnerability provide us human insight into the mysterious prophetic character. Hillel Smith More
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Published: 01 April 2013
Magnolia Pictures ( magpictures.com ) Most critics analyzed Lars von Trier’s Melancholia through a Freudian lens. Here, the character Justine, her nephew Leo, and her sister Claire await the apocalyptic collision of Earth with an errant planet. Magnolia Pictures (magpictures.com). / Most More
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Published: 01 August 2014
Creative Commons/Sister Nivedita and Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy “The character closest to Satan in Hindu mythology—the demon Ravana— is mourned by the gods for his lost potential,” the authors write. Here, Ravana fights with the winged demigod Jatayu. Creative Commons/Sister Nivedita and Ananda More
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Tikkun (1 August 2012) 27 (3): 42–45.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the Arab Spring, introduce Westerners to an array of fictional characters and real people who exemplify the creativity, agency, and diversity that have always been present in the Middle East but have received scant attention in Western media. Tablet & Pen is an anthology of Middle Eastern poetry...
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Tikkun (1 August 2012) 27 (3): 24–64.
Published: 01 August 2012
... good way to build an audience for my original work. People are guaranteed to read a story when their character is in it. If it’s a compelling portrayal, they’ll pass it around. And finally, my fourth reason for doing this is that I have come to love role-playing and role-players. I have come to see...
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Tikkun (1 October 2009) 24 (5): 95.
Published: 01 October 2009
..., part of their allure, part of the layered shapeliness. Enduring, granitic characters at last achieved. With acceptance of them...
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Tikkun (1 August 2012) 27 (3): 49–50.
Published: 01 August 2012
... is exactly the task that Yehiel Grenimann, the son of survivors, set for himself. Yanosh and Eva, his central characters, were hidden on the Aryan side of Warsaw, thanks to their connection with the Polish nationalist underground. Yosef Borowski, known as Bora, the third major protagonist, was a...
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Tikkun (1 December 2008) 23 (6): 74–75.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of their mutual acquaintances, who hap­ B u m p e r Reading is uniformly criti­ a cast. But if there’s one thing that’s consis­ pens to be both an asshole and an idiot, cal of every character that populates it, as tent about the Coen brothers, it’s their in­ Harry Pfarrer (George Clooney.) On...
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Tikkun (1 December 2008) 23 (6): 30–31.
Published: 01 December 2008
... never met a Disney character but instead lives in a world inhabited by numerous imaginary friends. Choosing a TV-free existence is one way Mary and I try to protect our family from corpo­...
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Tikkun (1 August 2018) 33 (3): 70–72.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Chantal Tom; Amelia Ravitz-Dworkin Copyright © 2018 Tikkun magazine 2018 T he north pole , a new comedic web series focused on three friends born and raised in Oakland, CA, opens with its main characters questioning the role of new residents as they confront the gentrification of their...
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Tikkun (1 January 2012) 27 (1): 57–59.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the axe that severs a character’s arm in one of his lesser-known novels The Search for Sana , a bold investigation of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Another of Zimler’s qualities as a writer—and this too helps him channel his rage at injustice—is that he is not at all Manichean. He does not...
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Tikkun (1 November 2011) 26 (4): 31–32.
Published: 01 November 2011
... movie’s main character. Other sequences place the O’Brien story into the sweeping contexts of the material cosmos that contains humankind and the spiritual destiny that awaits us. The film’s long middle portion centers on Jack in early adolescence, showing his everyday life and etching his...
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Tikkun (1 April 2009) 24 (2): 22–23.
Published: 01 April 2009
... culture didn’t think those idols were literally gods. They thought the idols symbolized the character of the gods. The point is that the character ofYHWH is revealed in the Exo­ dus. The antidote against idolatry is to say God is revealed in the Exodus, not in some idol. You...
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Tikkun (1 April 2009) 24 (2): 20–21.
Published: 01 April 2009
... moral character. For many of us, involving our children in our faith communities is essential. The Pew survey also revealed that six in ASKTHE ten parents with children at home pray with them, read Scripture with them, or send...
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Tikkun (1 August 2014) 29 (3): 36–38.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Creative Commons/Sister Nivedita and Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy “The character closest to Satan in Hindu mythology—the demon Ravana— is mourned by the gods for his lost potential,” the authors write. Here, Ravana fights with the winged demigod Jatayu. Creative Commons/Sister Nivedita and Ananda...
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Tikkun (1 September 2007) 22 (5): 88–89.
Published: 01 September 2007
... sitcom th a t seem s both con­ ventional and odd. C onventional b e­ causeF it revolves aro u n d a fixed set of frien d s who m ake up a sitcom family. O dd because, while sm iling and w ink­ ing, Silverman’s character expresses not ju st wrongheaded or irritating but con­ tem...
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Tikkun (1 January 2011) 26 (1): 40.
Published: 01 January 2011
... “Poetic or Prophetic character” that helps us move beyond “the same dull round over again.” At exalted moments we may inhabit heaven, but mostly we live on “the earth God hath given to humans” (Psalm 115:16). Care for the earth, the ground of our subsistence, is our daily round, our regular beat, our...
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Tikkun (1 June 2010) 25 (3): 34–37.
Published: 01 June 2010
... h u m b ly, em braces geo-engineering ideas as o u r m a in hope f o r cooling the planet. The Moral Character of human beings will inherit a livable planet. In mam’ ways, the new the Two Environmentalisms environmentalism...
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Tikkun (1 January 2014) 29 (1): 28–31.
Published: 01 January 2014
... language is sexually suggestive throughout. Specifically, it conjures masculine sexual energy in the thoughts and dialogue of both male and female characters. After achieving a business success, the female protagonist (who had been thinking about her own emotionlessness) notices that, “through the dry...
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Tikkun (1 December 2010) 25 (6): 80.
Published: 01 December 2010
... character and foibles? and character for crutch chemical/emotional a become...