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HBO’s ‘The Survivor’ Asks Profound Question

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How powerful is a reason to live? That is the question that animates Jewish director Barry Levinson’s new movie “The Survivor,” which came out on...

‘Schindler’s List’ Leggings? Clothes with Movie Images Go Viral

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That’s one way to “never forget.”

Estelle Harris, Who Played George’s Mother on ‘Seinfeld,’ Dies at 93

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 Estelle Harris, the Jewish actress who played George Costanza’s mother on the sitcom “Seinfeld,” died Saturday at the age of 93.

Oscars 2022: the Most Memorable Jewish Moments

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The Oscars went on as usual Sunday night — although you wouldn’t know it from the morning-after conversation.

Local Kid David Sirota Nominated for Oscar

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David Sirota is known as a longtime political journalist and operative, having written for The Guardian and Jacobin, among other media outlets, as well...
Standing with fear and apprehension in front of a Nazi soldier, Anne Franke and Hannah Goslar war wearing dresses and cardigans with shower-length, tidy hair.

‘My Best Friend Anne Frank’ Misses Opportunities

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Those one degree of separation from Anne Frank have made their way into headlines in recent weeks: Dutch Jewish notary Arnold van den Bergh,...

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Shows its Grit

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It’s hard to do what you actually want to do in life. It’s much easier to sell out for money, to conform to some traditional...

‘Breaking Bread’: A Cholent of Identity, Culture

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Beth Elise Hawk’s new documentary “Breaking Bread” takes an intimate look at the A-Sham Food Festival in Haifa, Israel.

Spielberg, Gyllenhaal, Garfield Among 2022 Jewish Oscar Nominees

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Steven Spielberg’s remake of “West Side Story” drew seven Oscar nominations.

Jewish Activist, IfNotNow Co-founder on a ‘Jeopardy!’ Winning Streak

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Emma Saltzberg, a Jewish activist who helped co-found the Jewish anti-occupation group IfNotNow, extended a “Jeopardy!” winning streak.