Appearing naked onscreen isn't something that requires much bravery, writes Lena Dunham in "Not That Kind of Girl," (Random House) a book of essays that delves into the most personal aspects of being a young woman of astounding achievement. Writing and starring in a hit show on HBO? Awesome. Getting paid more than $3.5 million to write your first book? Well, you can stick a feather in your cap and call it macaroni.
Can "Homeland" survive Brody's death? That's the million dollar question after the writers of Showtime's hit show decided Nicolas Brody's reward for trying to redeem himself after aligning with terrorists was to hang by his neck in a public square.
On Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race" last month, Tel Aviv messed with Texas and came out on top when The Middle Feast, a team representing Israeli cuisine, defeated seven other teams to take the title ($50,000 and their own food truck).
When we first moved to New York City in the late '90's, my friends and I, being young, single, and low salaried, decided it wasn't too big a sin to "crash" Yom Kippur services. (Meaning, to sneak into services we hadn't purchased tickets for).
Welcome to Revisiting Prisoners of War! Each week, I will watch and review an episode of Gideon Raff's Israeli television drama Prisoners of War, inspiration for Showtime's hit series, Homeland. Prisoners of War follows three Israeli POWs' struggle to rejoin society after being held captive for seventeen years.