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Donald Trump travel ban: Supreme Court relaxes Rules

Washington: The Supreme Court has dealt President Donald Trump’s government a fresh setback, saying its controversial travel ban cannot be applied to grandparents and other close relatives of people living in the United States — for now. On Wednesday, the court accepted a Hawaii federal judge’s ruling last week that the Trump administration had too […]

Essential smartphone to Ship in a few weeks

Andy Rubin’s Essential smartphone will start shipping in a few week, the Android creator in an email to its customers. Rubin said that Essential is going through “certification and testing with multiple US and international carriers.” Exact date is still unknown. Andy Rubin’s Essential smartphone will start shipping in a few week, the Android creator […]

Myanmar Designers Give an Ethical Twist to local Fashion

 Inside her boutique in downtown Yangon, Pyone Thet Thet Kyaw crafts her own designs using traditional patterns and fabrics, many from ethnic minority groups, to make A-line skirts, dresses and tops. On another she adds the high-collared neckline of the inngyi — a tight top usually worn by Myanmar women along with a fitted, sarong-like […]

Television in the United States

Television’s role on September 11, however, was like nothing that had been seen before. Hundreds of cameras were focused on one burning tower in Manhattan when a second tower was hit by a jet aircraft. That crash, along with the subsequent collapse of both buildings, was broadcast live to millions of stunned viewers, then replayed […]

US Film & TV Industry

Hollywood: Perhaps no other place on earth evokes the same air of show-business magic and glamour. The legend of Hollywood began in the early 20th century and is an earmark of modern American society rich in history and innovation. The origin of movies and motion pictures began in the late 1800’s, with the invention of […]

American Culture: Traditions and Customs of the United States

American culture encompasses the customs and traditions of the United States. “Culture encompasses religion, food, what we wear, how we wear it, our language, marriage, music, what we believe is right or wrong, how we sit at the table, how we greet visitors, how we behave with loved ones, and a million other things,” said […]

Donald Trump Is the Middle Finger of the American Right Hand

 What distinguishes All in the Family, which had 60 million viewers during the 1970s, from political satire today? Norman Lear, who created All in the Family, reflects on why it succeeded in the Age of Nixon—and on what is different about political satire in the Age of Trump. who has taken the lead in fighting […]

Why We Need a Million Jew March

My fellow Jews! Our existence in America has never been in greater peril. Anti-Semitic clouds gather over the land like never before. Whether or not you are fervently Zionist, skeptically Zionist, Zi-curious, believe in a two-state solution, a seven-percent solution, a saline solution, anything but a final solution, really, you must protest the neo-Nazi menace! […]

How My Jewish Working Class Background Taught Me About Donald Trump

Most of my life, if you asked me what I was, I wouldn’t say Jewish. I tried my best not to consider my Jewishness, that Jewishness was something I even had. When I was a kid, I denied it. I’d tell anyone who asked I was an atheist. “But what are you really?” other children […]

Superstition Vies With Faith at Yiddish New York

here they are, in Sanford Drob’s “Expulsion:” a man and woman, draped in animal skins, seized with grief – the woman gazing forward, determined but horrified, the man covering his face with his hand – and wearing armbands emblazoned with yellow Jewish stars, the word “Jude” at their centers. It’s a painting that, despite the […]