From toPortman attended Harvard University for a bachelor's degree in psychology, while continuing to act in the Star Wars prequel trilogy Portman's directorial ventures include the short film Eve and the biographical drama A Tale of Love and Darkness She is vocal about the politics of America and Israel, and is an advocate for animal rights and environmental causes.
Authored by Philip Carr-Gomm Psychologist and naturist. Nakedness is our natural state. It means many things to different people.
On Tuesday, Playboy announced that starting in March its magazine will no longer feature nude models. But for the publication that changed the way sexuality was viewed in America, it is certainly the end of an era. The magazine, founded by Hugh Hefner inhas seen its circulation drop from around 5.
Religion brainwashed me into doing irrational and emotionally self-damaging things that I would have easily recognized as primitive and harmful were it not for my indoctrination. Of all the practices I look back on with horror, this was the worst. By removing the veil of secrecy that keeps these practices from public knowledge, my hope is that women suffering within these communities will feel empowered to leave. There are three key tenets of Orthodox Judaism, each associated with an array of laws that must be strictly adhered to.
Barbara Bradley Hagerty. Joe Diangelo, 28, says he was sexually abused at a mikvah, a bathhouse usually used by women for ritual cleansing, when he was 7. He no longer has contact with his family.
Sign in. PG 82 min Drama. Within Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son.
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Yet Nimoy, who won fame as the ultra-rational Mr. Spock in the s TV series "Star Trek," is stirring Jewish passions with his new book, "Shekhina," a kabbalistic term for the feminine aspect of the Divine spirit. The book is a collection of Nimoy's black-and-white photographs of women, many naked but for prayer shawls and tefillin. Yet with "Shekhina," Nimoy, 71, is igniting an artistic debate in the Jewish community over art and censorship that echoes the battles that swirled around Mapplethorpe, and artists like Andres Serrano and Chris Ofili, who created controversial religious imagery.
This has happened three times in the last couple of months. As the Independent reported then:. Then on December 20, a Delta flight on the same route experienced the same trouble, though this time the flight was delayed by only half an hour.
For half a century, memories of the Holocaust limited anti-Semitism on the Continent. That period has ended—the recent fatal attacks in Paris and Copenhagen are merely the latest examples of rising violence against Jews. Renewed vitriol among right-wing fascists and new threats from radicalized Islamists have created a crisis, confronting Jews with an agonizing choice.