Van Wallach is a writer in Connecticut. He is a native of Mission, Texas and a graduate of Princeton University. His interests in Judaism and languages such as Spanish, Hebrew, Yiddish, Russian and Portuguese often color his essays, so keep your dictionaries at hand. He lives by the code, "How do I know what I think until I read what I write?"
Almost 30 years after our relationship ended, I found a way to say farewell to a friend.
24 on TV is done, 24 the movie will appear someday. To succeed, Jack Bauer should heed the lessons of Tony Soprano and Michael Corleone.
What is sexy? What is Jewish? The two big ideas come together in a list of the sexiest Jewish movies.
As a male fan of a series about lesbians, I connected to the human dramas of seduction, loss, and fabulous clothes.
After the Mumbai massacre, I made a surprising and electrifying connection between faith and Hollywood entertainment: time travel.
A 30-year old folder tracks my quest for romance and reflects hope, anxiety and the impact of technology on dating.
What is sexy? The answer varies, depending on whether you're 13 or 51. One man reflects on what captivated him at both ages.
A nephew recalls his aunt's passion for sending and receiving letters, and finds handwritten notes are now an intimate act.
A meditation on the wonders of life as a hairy Jewish guy, leavened only by some anxiety over hobbit ears.
A ringing defense of Jewish women in all their urgent passions.