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  • Cannes Film Review: 'That Lovely Girl'

    Incest continues to be inexplicably popular arthouse fodder, with Keren Yedaya's "That Lovely Girl" prolonging the trend. A hothouse story of a father-daughter's abusive (in all senses) relationship includes collateral issues such as codependency, self-mutilation and bulimia, making for a fairly accurate psychological profile of a sexually abused woman. If only Yedaya offered insight rather than a textbook portrait delineated solely by her protag's victimization. Shot frequently in closeup to enhance feelings of inescapability, the pic is tough yet unremarkable, significantly marred by a vital side character lacking plausibility. "Girl" will accumulate fest and streaming dates, but little else.
  • Synagogue reaches out to 'Jews of no religion'

    Synagogue reaches out to 'Jews of no religion'
    A Pew Research study released last December found that one in five American Jews identifies as Jewish by culture alone. These so-called "Jews of no religion" were found to be significantly less likely to have a strong sense of belonging to Judaism and...

    U.S. jobless claims drop after three weeks of increases

    U.S. jobless claims drop after three weeks of increases
    Initial jobless claims fell last week, a welcoming sign for the labor market after a few weeks where applications inched up. The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to 319,000 last week, a decrease of 26,000 from the week...

    Survivors honored at moving service

    In celebration of the eighth and final day of Passover, Chizuk Amuno also honored Holocaust survivors affiliated with the synagogue. The program, "Remember the Victims and Honor the Survivors," was excellently and thoughtfully coordinated by Dr. Paul D....

    Charm City Tribe restoring tradition to Baltimore's young Jewish community

    Charm City Tribe restoring tradition to Baltimore's young Jewish community
    Following religious values taught as a youth can be difficult for many when entering adulthood, but Charm City Tribe, a two-year-old program in the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, aspires to reconnect people in their 20s and 30s to Judaic...