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Michael Cavna, who covers comics, graphic novels, and animation for the Washington Post writes about Peanuts’ classic Halloween special, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” The family favorite celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Cavna writes: Their swift narrative certainty […]

May the beauty of this hymn inspire all who celebrate Yom Kippur.

Christopher Columbus has not yet had the movie he deserves, but I prefer the Fredric March version to the later movies.  There’s also a History Channel program: And I recommend a brilliant and completely engrossing biography from biographer Laurence Bergreen […]

A blessed new year to all who celebrate Rosh Hashanah. May you and all you love be inscribed in the book of life.

Happy 4th of July!

Once again, PBS will broadcast the 4th of July celebration from the nation’s capital in Washington, D.C. Tom Bergeron hosts again, live at 8:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. CT from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building, with performances by: […]

Take a moment to appreciate and re-commit to the founding principles of this country — happy 4th of July!

Some flag history in honor of Old Glory:

From AISH — Passover Funk! A blessed Passover to all who celebrate. May Elijah visit you all. (I can’t believe this guy manages to catch his kippah!)

My gallery of Easter movies includes “Ben Hur,” several different movie versions of the life of Jesus, a couple of choices just for kids, and a classic musical named for a classic song, Irving Berlin’s “Easter Parade.” There’s something for […]