Television Personality/Comedian Bill Maher certainly isn't afraid to speak his mind about what he believes. Controversial yet inspiring, balls of steel, ready to take on anyone... here's a few of his bits & pieces. Religulous
I'm Here To Perform Yiddish Music — Not Cater to Your Idea of Blackness
Fiona Sturges in The Independent: "While the lieder didn't seem to agree with me, elsewhere I found myself moved to tears by Schubert's C Minor Sonata D959 during The Spirit of Schubert, which concentrated on his final sonatas. They were, said Alfred Brendel, 'a veritable dance with death'..."
How the Archive Thief Saved History — Then Stole It
“The Archive Thief” is neither an apologia nor a full-blown indictment of the Polish Jewish historian Zosa Szajkowski, whose sticky fingers resulted in a massive transfer of archival material from Europe to the United States and Israel.
Baseball is known as the national pastime of the United States. The same cannot be said in Israel, but a new program enlisting American Jewish ballplayers is aimed at honing the skills of Israeli hopefuls and elevating the game in the Jewish state.