Scott Krane
a philosophe populaire, blogging about Judaism, war & the mimetic arts...

Jdate (a short film)

Fade in

A man is sitting alone in front of a computer.

A woman sneaks up behind him wearing a mask.

The man does not notice at first.

He turns around and sees her.

He jumps, startled, putting his hand on his heart.

Man: Ilanit! How long have you been standing there?

Woman: Not long, I let myself in.

(She removes the mask. They pause, staring at one another)

Woman: How’s the story coming?

Man: Good. I was just digging up some sources—


About the Author
Scott Shlomo Krane has been blogging for TOI since February 2012. His writing has also appeared in The Atlantic, Tablet, Ha'aretz, The Jerusalem Post, the Daily Caller, Mic, JazzTimes and Scott was a columnist and breaking news editor for Arutz Sheva-Israel National News (2011-2013). In addition to holding a degree in Judaic Studies and a Master's in English from Bar-Ilan University (for which he wrote his thesis on the poetry of American master, John Ashbery), he has learned Judaism at Hadar Ha'Torah Rabbinical Seminary in Brooklyn.
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