Maggie Astor’s article in yesterday’s New York Times—”Holocaust is Fading from Memory, Survey Finds”– is a searing example of how Tiger Within only continues to grow more relevant each day. The article discusses a survey released on Thursday, on Holocaust Remembrance day, which found that 41 percent of Americans– and 66 percent of millennials—“cannot say what[…]
In order to better grasp what it means to forgive and how to forgive, we have conducted several interviews on the theme that has progressed into a full-length documentary. We discuss various views of forgiveness with Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein of The Simon Weisenthal Center, Father Alexi Smith, Venerable Chao Chu, and Shlomo Sher in the[…]
CASEY What’s the real reason you want me to live with you? SAMUEL A promise I made. CASEY What’d ya promise? SAMUEL To stop hating. SAMUEL You were the challenge God presented me that day in the graveyard. If I could learn not to hate you, a child with a swastika,[…]
One of our friends who is a supporter of our project send me this note, to offer some guidance and light on our journey. It is a real gift to have backers who challenge us to dig deeper and elevate the quality and richness of what we hope to send out to the world, through[…]
SAMUEL Then I would say embrace the tiger. CASEY Huh? SAMUEL It’s a Chinese saying for learning to love our fears. Our demons. CASEY What for? SAMUEL So that then you can control them and they not you. CASEY What bullshit. SAMUEL Oh, I think not. CASEY[…]
CASEY Why did you spray that on me? SKINHEAD Because you’re cool. CASEY Only dead is cool.
Steve Reich (born October 3, 1936) is an American composer who pioneered the style of minimalist music. His innovations include using tape loops to create phasing patterns, and the use of simple, audible processes to explore musical concepts. These compositions, marked by their use of repetitive figures, slow harmonic rhythm and canons, have significantly influenced[…]
SAMUEL And another day, my Leah. Then her eyes flicker open…seeing him… SAMUEL Hello CASEY Who are you? SAMUEL Nobody much. Samuel is my name. CASEY Were you watching me? SAMUEL I suppose I was. CASEY Why? SAMUEL To learn your name? You have a name, no?[…]
CASEY I don’t want to be greedy. SAMUEL When you’re hungry, there’s no such thing as greed. SAMUEL A thought is as strong as the word. It can affect longer and stronger. SAMUEL What do you care about? CASEY I[…]
SAMUEL Then I would say embrace the tiger. CASEY Huh? SAMUEL It’s a Chinese saying for learning to love our fears. Our demons. CASEY What for? SAMUEL So that then you can control them and they not you. Casey can’t comprehend. CASEY What bullshit. SAMUEL Oh, I think not. CASEY What? You’re saying you been[…]
“He who his devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us.”
SAMUEL Sometimes a family gets taken away from you, as in both our cases- but it can be possible to pick a new family. CASEY What’s that mean? SAMUEL It means we could be family to each other. CASEY You can’t just “make” a family. You’re born with one. Like it[…]
CASEY Wait! What’s the number? SAMUEL 988721 CASEY Shit. I know that hurt. SAMUEL It certainly didn’t feel good. CASEY Why’d they put the number on you? SAMUEL A souvenir. CASEY I guess we do got something in common after all. Both of us got tattoos.
CASEY Were those two your daughters? SAMUEL They are. CASEY Where do they live? SAMUEL They don’t.
Issur Danielovitch writer, inspirational speaker, thespian After we saw Mr. Douglas’ courageous, powerful and moving one man show about his life recently in Los Angeles, we could not resist, but to contact his agent, who was quite open to discussing the idea of Mr. Douglas participating in the film … but would not give us[…]