Jewish Currents spoke with more than 50 Birthright Israel participants and staffers about their experiences with the often-fraught sexual and gender dynamics on the famous free trip to Israel. Here is what we found.
Like, I suspect, many secular Jews, I now take a delight in eating pork that exceeds the merely culinary. In the flesh of the swine, gustatory pleasure is mingled with a sense of liberation.
For a certain kind of person — highly educated, often living in New York, often Jewish — with certain values and tastes, Allen's most clearly autobiographical films from the 1970s and 1980s define a lifestyle, a sensibility and, most vexing, a script for adult relationships to follow.