Monthly Archives: July 2016

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Marilyn Monroe, Painting, True Hollywood Confessions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Responses

Political Ideology in the Garden of Eden

by Karen Singer Avrech, Ph.D In Ameritopia, author Mark Levin points out that Leftist-Progressive ideology strives to create a utopian society. But utopia, Levin asserts, is incompatible with the ideals of individual liberty as formulated by the American Constitution. The schism between the goal of achieving a so-called perfect society where everyone receives an equal […]

Posted in America, Bible, Big Government, Constitution, Judaism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Responses

Jew-Hatred in the Democrat Party

With the Democrat Party’s hard lurch to the left, led by Barack Obama and exemplified by his infamous capitulation to the IslamoNazis of Iran, comes, not surprisingly, a classic Jew-hatred that is usually given social and political legitimacy when it’s disguised as anti-Zionism. Of course, if you oppose a National home for the Jewish people […]

Posted in 2016 Election, BDS Movement, Democrat Racists, Democrats, PalNazis | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Responses

Hidden Hollywood: Broncho Billy, Son of a Jewish Gun

In 1965, a frail old man in a wheelchair appeared in the no-budget western, The Bounty Killer. For those of us who love movies, especially westerns, this is a bittersweet moment. Because the man who invented the western movie hero makes his last appearance on the silver screen. That man was Broncho Billy Anderson. But Broncho […]

Posted in Broncho Billy, Hidden Hollywood, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Jewish Hollywood, John Wayne, Movie Posters, Movies, Silent Movies | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Design, Eve Arden, Family, Friday Fotos, Glamour, Great Dialogue, Hedy Lamarr, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Israel, Jewish Holidays, Jewish Hollywood, Jewish Photography, Judaism, Painting, Photography, Quotes, True Hollywood Confessions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Responses

Hidden Hollywood: Hebrew Hottie Risks Life for American Troops

In 1918 Theda Bara was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Leading in popularity and box office appeal was Mary Pickford. Charlie Chaplin came second. And not far behind these two giants of the silver screen, Theda Bara. She was the hottest sex symbol to hit the motion picture screen since, well, since the […]

Posted in Hidden Hollywood, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Jewish Hollywood, Photography, Silent Movies, Theda Bara | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Responses

Jewess With a Gun: Israeli Sharpshooter Tells All

“How long did it take you to qualify as a sharpshooter in the IDF?” “Not too long. I had natural way with rifle. I start out at 15 meters, then up to 30, 50, 100, 400 then all the way up to,” she hesitates, “classified meters.” Israeli soldiers are famously and appropriately tight-lipped regarding training and operational […]

Posted in ISIS, Islam, Islam Denial, Islamic State, Islamic Terror, IslamoNazi Kidnappings, IslamoNazis, Israel, Israel Defense Forces | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Friday Fotos, Glamour, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Photography, True Hollywood Confessions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Responses

Black Lives Matter Unmasked

The MSM would have you believe that the BLM movement is leaderless, a respectable grass roots protest movement. In fact, BLM was co-founded by Alicia Garza a Marxist-Leninist, America-hating revolutionary. Take a look at her profile in Discover the Networks.Org. A guide to the political left. Born in 1981, Alicia Garza is a self-described “queer” […]

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Hidden Hollywood: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Politically Incorrect in Hollywood

In 1924 while shooting a film in New York, actress Patsy Ruth Miller (1904-1995) developed a close friendship with author F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda. Frequently, Fitzgerald and Patsy Ruth would go out for dinner while Zelda remained home pleading fatigue. Patsy Ruth eventually realized that Zelda’s fatigue was acute alcoholism. Observes Patsy Ruth: It didn’t seem […]

Posted in F. Scott Fitzgerald, Hidden Hollywood, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Patsy Ruth Miller, Photography, Screenwriting | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Responses

Seraphic Secret in Dallas

Karen and I are in Dallas for a cousin’s wedding. Flags are at half-mast all across the city. My cousins belong to Congregation Shaare Tefilla, an Orthodox synagogue, and a spectacularly gracious and hospitable congregation. During Shabbat services, Rabbi Ariel Rackovsky read the names and ages of the five fallen Dallas police officers. The Rabbi […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Actors, Art, Edith Head, Errol Flynn, Family, Friday Fotos, Glamour, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Joan Fontaine, Lielle Meital, Maayan Ariel, Marlon Brando, Movie Posters, Movies, Olivia De Havilland, Painting, Photography, Quotes, Silent Movies, They Died With Their Boots On, True Hollywood Confessions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Responses

Hidden Hollywood: Latin Lover Ricardo Cortez is Kosher Butcher’s Son

Ricardo Cortez (1900-1977) was a handsome and talented leading man whose image, in the silent era, was that of a hot-blooded Latin lover. In truth, his name was Jacob Krantz, the son of a kosher butcher, born and raised in the mean streets of New York’s Lower East Side.

Posted in Alma Rubens, Glamour, Greta Garbo, Hidden Hollywood, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Irene Dunne, Jewish Hollywood, Judaism, Movie Posters, Movies, Photography, Ricardo Cortez, Silent Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Responses

The Mind of Barack Obama

David Hazony dives into the mind of the President and discovers a universe of lies and mendacity unparalleled in the history of American politics. I. Spin is the Opposite of Policy Whoever said that truth always wins out hasn’t spent much time in Washington. In this town of majestic monuments and post-adolescent ambition-addicts, where the […]

Posted in Iran, ISIS, Islam, Islam Denial, Islamic State, Islamic Terror, IslamoNazi Kidnappings, IslamoNazis, Israel, Obama Watch | Tagged , , , | 5 Responses

Flashback: July 4th, When Hollywood Was Patriotic

A long time ago, in a universe far, far away, in a place called Hollywood, the movie studios and the actors who flourished in the dream factories, celebrated their love of America and enthusiastically indulged in overt displays of patriotism.

Posted in Actors, America, Ava Gardner, Colleen Moore, Helen Twelvetrees, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, July 4th | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Design, Fashion, Friday Fotos, Helen Twelvetrees, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Kim Novak, Livia Yarden, Marlon Brando, Movies, Painting, Photography, Photography, Los Angeles, Pico-Robertson, Quotes, Screenwriting, The Wit and Wisdom of Hollywood, True Hollywood Confessions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Responses
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    Annual Ariel Avrech
    Memorial Lectures

    Young Israel of Century City
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    Fifteenth: June 10, 2018
    Jackie Danicki: “Confessions of a Convert: A Humbling, Joyful Journey to Judaism.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (94 MB)
    Fourteenth: June 11, 2017
    Daniel Greenfield: “Fighting Anti-Semitism and Defending Israel in the Age of BDS.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (100 MB)
    Thirteenth: May 22, 2016Ben Shapiro: “How You Can Save Israel”

    Blog Post | Audio: (70 MB)
    Twelfth: June 7, 2015
    Larry Elder: “The New Black Anti-Semitism”

    Blog Post | Audio: (100 MB)
    Eleventh: June 8, 2014
    Michael Medved: “Shifting Alliances: Why Liberals No Longer Reliably Support Israel — And Conservatives Do.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (97MB)
    Tenth: June 9, 2013
    David Horowitz: “The War Against Judaism on the University Campus.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (16MB)
    Ninth: June 3, 2012
    Joel B. Pollak: “The Mainstream Media’s Betrayal of Israel.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (15MB)
    Eighth: June 5, 2011
    Yossi Klein Halevi: “What is Expected of a Survivor People: Lessons My Father Taught Me.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (18MB)
    Seventh: June 13, 2010
    Dennis Prager: “Happiness is a Mitzvah, Not an Emotion.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (80MB)
    Sixth: June 21, 2009
    Rabbi Steven Pruzansky: “Conformity in Jewish Life: Vice, Virtue or Affectation?”

    Blog Post | Audio: (64MB)
    Fifth: June 15, 2008
    Rabbi Dr. Gil S. Perl: “What Was the Rosh Yeshiva Reading: Intellectual Openness in 19th Century Lithuania.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (70MB)
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