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Robert Osborne 1932-2017

Tweet Film historian Robert Osborne passed away yesterday at the age of 84.

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2013: It Was The Best of Times, It Was The Worst of Times

Tweet This past year has been terrible. On the domestic front, Obama’s political and personal pathologies dominate. I recently spoke with a close friend who is a fine, dedicated physician in a small private practice. He’s considering early retirement. “I don’t think I can continue practicing medicine under ObamaCare. It forces me to pay more […]

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Pickup on South Street

Tweet Don’t miss Sam Fuller’s great Pickup on South Street, (1953) broadcast this evening on Turner Classic Movies. It’s a beautifully crafted hard-boiled drama, and Fuller is at the top of his form in this tale of an amoral pickpocket, Richard Widmark, mixed up in international Communist espionage. Jean Peters does a great turn as […]

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    Annual Ariel Avrech
    Memorial Lectures

    Young Israel of Century City

    Fourteenth: June 11, 2016
    Daniel Greenfield: “Fighting Anti-Semitism and Defending Israel in the Age of BDS.”

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    Thirteenth: May 22, 2016
    Ben Shapiro: “How You Can Save Israel”

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    Twelfth: June 7, 2015
    Larry Elder: “The New Black Anti-Semitism”

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    Eleventh: June 8, 2014
    Michael Medved: “Shifting Alliances: Why Liberals No Longer Reliably Support Israel — And Conservatives Do.”

    Blog Post | Audio (mp3 97MB)
    Tenth: June 9, 2013
    David Horowitz: “The War Against Judaism on the University Campus.”

    Blog Post | Audio (mp3 16MB)
    Ninth: June 3, 2012
    Joel B. Pollak: “The Mainstream Media’s Betrayal of Israel.”

    Blog Post | Audio (mp3 15MB)
    Eighth: June 5, 2011
    Yossi Klein Halevi: “What is Expected of a Survivor People: Lessons My Father Taught Me.”

    Blog Post | Audio (mp3 18MB)
    Seventh: June 13, 2010
    Dennis Prager: “Happiness is a Mitzvah, Not an Emotion.”

    Blog Post | Audio (mp3 80MB)
    Sixth: June 21, 2009
    Rabbi Steven Pruzansky: “Conformity in Jewish Life: Vice, Virtue or Affectation?”

    Blog Post | Audio (mp3 64MB)
    Fifth: June 15, 2008
    Rabbi Dr. Gil S. Perl: “What Was the Rosh Yeshiva Reading: Intellectual Openness in 19th Century Lithuania.”

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