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Golems, Dybbuks and Rabbis: A Look at Scary Movies With Jewish Roots

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It’s a horror film buff’s favorite time of year: The nights are getting longer, the air is getting colder and the fallen leaves are...

Documentary Narrates Secret Mission by Teens to Secure State of Israel’s Independence

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On the eve of Israel’s War of Independence, a group of Jewish teenagers risked their lives to secretly manufacture bullets for freedom fighters. Their work...

As Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen Mocks Coronavirus Anti-Semitism Conspiracy Theories

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By Gabe Friedman Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest appearance in character as Borat was heavy on the bathroom humor — and on satirizing conspiracy theories that...

Survivor’s Daughter Wants Late Mother’s Interview Out of ‘Borat’ Sequel

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By Cnaan Liphshiz The daughter of a late Holocaust survivor is suing to have her mother’s appearance in Sacha Baron Cohen’s upcoming “Borat” sequel removed...

A Happy Ending for ‘Schitt’s Creek’ in Season 6

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At this point in 2020, TV audiences have settled on their preferred forms of escapism. My parents are on what appears to be the 137th...

HBO Max to Air Yom Kippur War Drama ‘Valley of Tears’

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HBO Max has bought the rights to “Valley of Tears,” a drama about the 1973 Yom Kippur War that is being touted as Israel’s...

Critics Accuse Gal Gadot of Cultural Appropriation for Accepting Cleopatra Role

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By Marcy Oster A social media storm has erupted after the announcement that Israeli actress Gal Gadot will portray the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra in a...

Gal Gadot to Star as Egyptian Queen Cleopatra in Historical Biopic

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By Marcy Oster Gal Gadot will channel a real-life wonder woman as the star of a blockbuster film about the Egyptian queen Cleopatra. The Israeli star...

In ‘The Keeper,’ a Rabbi Saves the Soccer Career of an Ex-Nazi

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By Curt Schleier “The Keeper,” a film about the true story of a Nazi-turned-soccer-goalie whose career is saved by a rabbi, is proof that sometimes...

‘Schitt’s Creek’ Stars Champion Community at Main Event

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Before popular Canadian comedy series “Schitt’s Creek” swept the Emmys this week with a whopping nine wins, the show’s Eugene Levy, Dan Levy and...