Ari Ben Canaan

Endless Highway

12/08/2009
Managing Editor

“Away, I’m bound away,  ‘Cross the wide Missouri.” — “Shenandoah,” American folk song

Endless Highway

12/08/2009
Managing Editor

“Away, I’m bound away,  ‘Cross the wide Missouri.” — “Shenandoah,” American folk song

Endless Highway

Managing Editor
12/08/2009
“Away, I’m bound away,  ‘Cross the wide Missouri.” — “Shenandoah,” American folk song

Newman’s Own Image-Changing Role

10/03/2008
Staff Writer
‘Exodus” was not an easy sell in 1960. When director Otto Preminger decided to adapt Leon Uris’ best-selling novel about the founding of Israel into a feature-length film, he ran into heavy resistance in Hollywood’s major studios. Too Jewish, too controversial, they said.

Newman’s Own Image-Changing Role

09/29/2008
Staff Writer
‘Exodus” was not an easy sell in 1960. When director Otto Preminger decided to adapt Leon Uris’ best-selling novel about the founding of Israel into a feature-length film, he ran into heavy resistance in Hollywood’s major studios. Too Jewish, too controversial, they said. Then Paul Newman signed on.

Where Did You Go, Ari Ben Canaan?

04/01/2008
Staff Writer
A public opinion pollster is interviewing people on the street. He stops four people and asks, “Excuse me, what is your opinion of the meat shortage?” 
A Russian says, “What is opinion?”
A Pole says, “What is meat?”
An American says, “What is shortage?”
An Israeli says, “What is ‘excuse me’?”


My first time in Israel  was an education. But not in the way I had anticipated.
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