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‘American Birthright’ Asks, ‘Why Be Jewish?’

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When Becky Tahel learned her younger sister Gal was going to marry a non-Jewish man, she began to grapple with whether she should marry Jewish herself.

Israeli TV Show ‘The Attaché’ on Acorn Misdirects

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Chief among the many odd choices made by the creators of “The Attaché,” an Israeli dramatic series from the producers of “Shtisel,” is the...

Five Notable Jewish Nominees for the 2021 Oscars

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"Mank,” the black-and-white Netflix film about Jewish screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, leads the slate of Academy Award nominations in a year when most Americans viewed movies via streaming services.

Netflix Announces ‘My Unorthodox Life’ Series Based on Ex-haredi Fashion Mogul

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Netflix’s stream of Orthodox Jewish-themed content isn’t stopping anytime soon.
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Philly’s Israeli Film Fest Opts for Free ‘Theater’ Model This Year

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Though this year is technically the 25th anniversary edition of the Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia, this spring’s version will take a different tack. Rather...

‘Shtisel’ Season 3 Netflix Release Date Announced

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Season 3 of the hit haredi Orthodox drama series “Shtisel” will debut on Netflix on March 25, Israel’s Yes Studios announced Tuesday.

Shira Haas to Play Golda Meir in American TV Series

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Israeli actress Shira Haas, best known internationally for her star turn in Netflix’s “Unorthodox,” will portray Israel’s only female prime minister, Golda Meir, in an upcoming TV series.

Golden Globes: Sacha Baron Cohen Wins Big, Other Fun Jewish Moments

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Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat character is going out on a high note.

‘‘Til Kingdom Come’ Investigates Evangelical Support for Israel

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It takes Yael Eckstein three days to get from her home in Israel to Middlesboro, Kentucky, but it’s a journey she is happy to...

Sacha Baron Cohen Says Days of Disguise Pranks Are Over

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Sacha Baron Cohen says his days of dressing up as characters such as Borat Sagdiyev, the anti-Semitic Kazakh journalist that made the Jewish actor a star, are behind him.