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Time Happened to the 20th Century (An American Pickle)

This bit caught my attention concerning the passage of time and cultural time-consciousness here from A.O. Scott’s review of the new Seth Rogen, American Pickle. It suggests something true about contemporary American Jewish awareness. The set up of the film … Continue reading

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What Was Was Was (Gal Cohen)

[Gal Cohen, What Was Was Was (2020)] The shredding of memory into strips seems apropos to both the current moment and to Tisha b’Av

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(ISIS) Accelerating Apocalyptic Techno-Time Online

Largely descriptive in character, there are a lot of articles in the press about how ISIS uses technology and social media. Phenomenologically, these tend to be flat, providing no sense of the lived religious sense created by new media. Much … Continue reading

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Memory Art (Event of A Thread) (Ann Hamilton)

Went to the Park Avenue Armory to see Ann Hamilton’s The Event of A Thread.┬áThe centerpiece is a diaphonous white curtain bisecting the drill hall. The whole billowing thing rises and falls in response to the people who come to … Continue reading

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