From the student council at Milwaukee’s North Division to prime of Israel, Golda Meir was a leader and an activist. But as noted in the new biography by Francine Klagsbrun, Meir is better regarded in America than in the nation she helped build. more

Dec 26, 2017 2:33 PM Books

Inmentioning “medical clowns,” I refuse to make any obvious jokes about thepeople in charge of billing for medical insurance companies or drug reps forpharmaceutical companies or even my former ocular surgeon. Such jokes might bea bit too o.. more

Nov 14, 2014 8:00 AM Theater

The Israeli secret service is justifiably known for its James Bond gadgets as well as its long reach. In the Oscar-nominated documentary The Gatekeepers, six former chiefs of Shin Bet are interviewed and discuss the frustrations of their jo... more

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When Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina recently warned on national television that Chuck Hagel "would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward the state of Israel in our nation's history more

Jan 14, 2013 1:46 PM News Features

If Chuck Hagel is nominated by President Obama to serve as secretary of defense, there will be at least three compelling arguments in his favor. He served with distinction in the military and would—like secretary of state more

Dec 28, 2012 4:26 PM News Features

Although the Israeli documentary The Flat explores the shadows cast by the Holocaust over survivors, perpetrators and their descendants, it’s also an essay with universal significance on memory... more

Oct 2, 2012 1:36 PM Film Reviews

If Mitt Romney's purpose in traveling abroad this summer was to prove his credentials as a potential... more

Aug 6, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 11 Comments

Professor Eliezer Shkolnik sits mortified among his fellow academics, listening uncomfortably... more

Apr 17, 2012 12:00 AM Film Reviews

History seldom repeats itself but often offers a guide to what might happen next. Given the media's general incomprehension over the “Arab Spring,” the analysis by Marc Lynch, director of George Washington University's Institute for more

Mar 27, 2012 12:00 AM Books

When President Obama disparaged "loose talk about war" against the theocratic regime in Tehran... more

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  Cephas & Wiggins are among the most respected contemporary exponents of traditi Richmond Blues ,CD Reviews more

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%uFFFD%uFFFD Shalom and salam: words so similar in sound and identical in meaning. In Gold Golda's Balcony ,Film more

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Given Nas’ inability to explain on his previous album exactly why hip-hop was dead, Nigger ,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 4, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Summerfestkicks off its two-week tonight with a bang—literally. The Big Gig will light upthe sky tonight with its annual Big Bang Fireworks display at 10:30 p.m. (so ifyou’re commuting, avoid the lakefront accordingly.) more

Jun 26, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 2 Comments

Using the lightning rod of religious iconography, UWM’s Union Art Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Implosion: Cultural Integration and Transformation,” attempts to draw a through-line amo,Today in Milwaukee more

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With their feel-good, puppies-and-kittens-for-everybody mentality, the fast-rising, exper Albatross: How We Failed To Save The Lone Star State With The Power Of Rock And Roll ,Today in Milwaukee more

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