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Missing Jacob: Parshat Vayishlach

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 11.26.2016 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Jacob finally returns to Israel but then he waits 2 years before heading to his parents' home. Why did he delay?

What Genesis Says About Marriage: It's Not What You Think

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 06.19.2015 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

There are many Christians, especially fundamentalists, who remain convinced that the Book of Genesis establishes life-long monogamous marriage between one man and one woman as the sole biblically-approved form of marital union. This is a viewpoint shared by popular writers and even some academics.

Don't Think About the Way Things Might Have Been, Sierra Boggess

Cara Joy David | Posted 12.23.2012 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

The Rebecca fiasco did not beget many winners, but there was one: Sierra Boggess. This may sound completely bizarre; let me explain.

Mysterious E-mail Halts $12M Broadway Show

Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts

Rehearsals were supposed to begin today for the gothic musical "Rebecca," based on the best-selling novel by Daphne du Maurier. But the dark $12 milli...

What to See on Broadway This Fall -- From the Producers

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

I sometimes wonder why the majority of them do it. But I thank them all because without someone to produce the theater there would be no theater. This fall/winter the producers presenting work run the gamut from newbies to vets.

For His Birthday, Let's Settle This: What Was Alfred Hitchcock's Greatest Film?

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Vertigo is unmissable. It is certainly Hitchcock's most ambitious movie. If not a masterpiece, it's most certainly a near-masterpiece. But is it indeed the Master's very best film?

'Burn Notice': Michael Corners Nate's Suspected Killer

Posted 08.03.2012 | TV

Fiona's back! But there was no time to even be happy about that on "Burn Notice" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on USA), as she and Michael immediately started hunt...

Studio Re-Commissions Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rebecca'

Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment

At least it isn't "Psycho" "Rear Window." According to Variety, DreamWorks has begun plans to remake the Alfred Hitchcock classic "Rebecca" with "Hist...

Book Review: Claire Seeber's 'Lullaby' Reinvents 'Rebecca'

The Washington Post | Maureen Corrigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The "Rebecca" template is in place: a mousy younger wife in sexual thrall to an older and richer husband -- a handsome enigma of a man who has secrets...