Spring 2021: A Review of The Hilltop Monitor’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Goals

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic devastated the country, and yet with the worst presumably behind us, marginalized populations continue to take the brunt of the resulting financial, social and health-related disparities in the United States. Amid the pandemic, an all-too-familiar pattern of violence revealed itself – one that…

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Review: “Unorthodox”

“God expected too much of me. Now, I need to find my own path.” Netflix recently released a four-part series based on Deborah Feldman’s debut memoir “Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots.” The series follows Esther or “Esty” Shapiro – played by Shira Haas – as she leaves…

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Review: “Parasite”

For the first time ever, an international film won the Oscar for best picture when the South Korean film “Parasite” took home the award at the 92nd Academy Awards. Bong Joon-Ho also took home Oscars for best director and best original screenplay. There was some criticism of the fact that…

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