TJC - The Jewish Channel
Home About Us Schedule Video Subscribe Contact TJC
Join Our Mailing List
Sign up for our Email Newsletter
TJC Blogs
  • The Docent
  • TJC Newsdesk
  • TJC Movies
  • America & World Jewry
  • Feature Films
  • History &
    Remembrance
  • Israel
  • TJC Original Series
  • Row J
  • The Salon
  • Up Close
  • Holy Dazed
  • Inside the Issues
  • Jews of Color
  • Modern Jewish Mom
  • The Portion
  • Rabbis Roundtable
  • Srugim
  • TJC Movie Talk
  • With the Editors
  • Join Our Mailing List
    Sign up for our Email Newsletter
    TJC Blogs
  • The Docent
  • TJC Newsdesk
  • TJC Movies
  • America & World Jewry
  • Feature Films
  • History &
    Remembrance
  • Israel
  • TJC Original Series
  • Row J
  • The Salon
  • Up Close
  • Holy Dazed
  • Inside the Issues
  • Jews of Color
  • Modern Jewish Mom
  • The Portion
  • Rabbis Roundtable
  • Srugim
  • TJC Movie Talk
  • With the Editors

  • Up Close: June 2, 2014

    by TJC Staff
    Play

    This week on Up Close, the impact of the American experience on religion and Jews, from several perspectives.

    First, New York Times bestseller Jeff Sharlet discusses his anthology Radiant Truths: Essential Dispatches, Reports, Confessions, and Other Essays on American Belief and the unique ways in which Americans talk about religion.

    Then, cartoonist Liana Finck talks about her inspiration for her contemporary, graphic explorations of letters sent to the Yiddish Forward in her new graphic novel A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York.

    Finally, humorist Michael Malice, a Jew who fled the soviet Union, shares his experiences traveling in North Korea and why he chose to shed light on the plight of North Koreans via satire in his new book, Dear Reader: The Unauthorized Autobiography of Kim Jong Il.

    Watch the complete episode on TJC on-demand on cable in the TJC Original Series/Interviews category. You can also watch highlights from the episode in the video above, or listen to the complete audio of this episode at the top of this post or by subscribing to our weekly audio podcast at http://feeds.feedburner.com/tjcupclose or on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tjcs-up-close/id807702211.

    June 2, 2014 | Read more Newsdesk posts. No Comments »

    Comments

    No Comments »

    No comments yet.

    RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URL

    Leave a comment





    © 2008 The Jewish Channel. All rights reserved.

    Follow the news with the TJC team. Weekly news webcasts and regular updates.

    E-mail us:

  • Blogroll