The 22nd Annual New York Jewish Film Festival offers yet another dazzling year of films including Neal Barsky's documentary, Koch -- a wonderful retrospective of the political life of a quintessential son of New York City.
A ferocious ball club owner, a city on the brink of financial collapse, a blackout... that was the summer of my youth. And like any tough-as nails dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker, if I could do it all over again, I would. I swear I would.
Time and again, fundamentalists buy the fantasy that the world's worst reprobates can fundamentally change. It never seems to occur to these credulous Christians that perhaps they are being had by the unusually bad.