‘How Many Bushels Am I Worth?’ to Make January 2020 Debut in Providence, NYC

The play “How Many Bushels Am I Worth?” will debut in January 2020 in Providence, Rhode Island, and New York City, marking five decades since the first wave of immigration of Soviet Jews to the United States.  Through the lens of the Shklyanoys’ emigration, the play highlights a unique time in Jewish history: when establishment organizations and grass-roots advocacy groups coalesced to secure the release of Soviet Jews. 

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How to Act Jewish to Raise a Jewish Child

The Intercultural Communications Approach Good morning! On today’s episode of “The Pretend Jew,” our heroine waivers on hosting the Hanukkah open house in her home because her Christmas tree is still up. And who doesn’t love her confused expression every time she’s in synagogue (she doesn’t speak Hebrew!) and has no idea when to sit down! And here’s your hostess…

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Cool, But Scary…Deepfakes Are Here

Nancy Pelosi drunkenly slurred her words in a public address. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg gleefully asserted that whoever has the data will rule the world. Carrie Fisher finished her role as Princess Leia in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story…after she died. These are all examples of deepfake videos. Deepfake videos, created by artificial intelligence (AI), make people appear to say or…

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