Raffi Magarik is a graduate student in English at the University of California, Berkeley, where he studies Milton and Talmud. A native of New York, Raffi has spent time learning Jewish texts in New York and Israel and has also worked as a journalist. He likes to run and bake clafoutis.
Shmuel Rosner misunderstands the Exodus, prioritizing national solidarity above “worn-out political debates”— and is badly mistaken.
Sayed Kashua's new show “The Writer” starkly confronts Jewish viewers with their limitations. The show is not funny but neither is second-class citizenship.