Peter Dreier: She was the Kim Kardashian of her day, but before Twitter and social media, so Gabor had to work harder to achieve her celebrity status.
Peter Dreier: There’s much more to the play, including a political undercurrent that is easily missed if one isn’t familiar with Miller’s biography, including his personal and political experiences. Indeed, the play’s back story is as fascinating as the play itself.
Peter Dreier: The movie focused on the few who had the foresight to see impending crisis–but that was only part of the story
Peter Dreier: In the 1930s and 1940s, Robeson was one of the best-known, and most admired, Americans in the world. Today, however, he is almost a forgotten figure. Few Americans know his name or accomplishments.
ne of American Jews’ great traditions — not found in the Bible or any other sacred book — is fretting over whether Jewish Major Leaguers will play on the high holidays, particularly Yom Kippur, the most sacred day in the Jewish calendar. This becomes a particular concern if the holiday occurs during the play-offs or […]