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An Israeli rabbinical court has ruled that a mother must circumcise her son immediately, as required by Jewish law, or pay a fine of 500 shekels ($140) for every day he remains uncircumcised.
Disney-Pixar's latest animated epic hits theaters today, and its third-person adventure game arrives in time to empower young gamers.
Feminist pop-culture monitors have been on high alert since learning that the heroine of "Brave," Pixar's first female protagonist, is - uh-oh - a fairy-tale princess, the most insidious archetype ever devised by the patriarchy for reinforcing traditional gender roles. The feminists needn't have worried.
Pixar is long overdue for a feature with a strong female character at its center. Now that she's arrived, it's clear that she deserves better.
The newest princess from the Walt Disney Co. is more interested in shooting arrows and hunting bears than attending balls and finding Prince Charming.