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Mayim Bialik to Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’ While Show Seeks a Permanent Replacement

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By Kurt Schleier Mayim Bialik. The correct answer is: Who is the upcoming Jewish guest host of “Jeopardy!”? Bialik, star of “The Big Bang Theory” and...

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Features ‘Jewish Princess’

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By Shannon Levitt It wasn’t supposed to go that way. Joey Jay, the 30-year-old Phoenix-area contestant on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 13, unexpectedly found...
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Paradise Eluded in ‘Some Kind of Heaven’

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In the opening scenes of “Some Kind of Heaven,” viewers are treated to the well-choreographed dance that is life in a Florida retirement community. A...

Trouble in Mind: ‘Shtisel,’ Season 3

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David Holzel | Contributing Writer Two Jews, three problems. That’s the mathematics behind “Shtisel,” the runaway hit Israeli dramedy about a family of haredi Orthodox...

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Soars, Then Stumbles

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Fans of Israeli actor Gal Gadot had something big to look forward to this Christmas when Warner Bros. Entertainment released “Wonder Woman 1984,” the...

A Third ‘Wonder Woman’ With Gal Gadot Already in the Works

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By Gabe Friedman Just two days after the debut of “Wonder Woman 1984,” Warner Bros. announced that it’s not through with the Gal Gadot superhero...

‘Mayor’ Makes Mundane Matters Meaningful

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The first time we see Ramallah Mayor Musa Hadid, subject of David Osit’s new documentary “Mayor,” he’s striding into the lobby of Ramallah City...

‘Esau’ Puts New Twist on Biblical Brotherhood

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“Everybody calls me a writer. But writers write about people, and all I can write about is bread,” muses the eponymous protagonist of “Esau,”...
Michael Aloni as Akiva Shtisel in a scene from Shtisel

Where to Binge Jewish/Israeli Content

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If you’re looking to fill the Jewish content void that yawned open after you finished the latest seasons of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Unorthodox”...

Here’s a Primer on ‘Casino’s’ Jewish Protagonist and Hollywood’s Other Jewish Gangsters

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By Stephen Silver “Casino,” Martin Scorsese’s examination of the mob’s control of Las Vegas in the 1960s and 70s, debuted in theaters on Nov. 22,...