February 23, 2020

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Speed Bump or Momentum Killer? Bloomberg Takes a Beating in His Debate Debut

(JTA) — It was a rough welcome for Mike Bloomberg. The one-time Republican took a beating Wednesday night from the five other candidates on the...

What’s Left of Bipartisan Support for Israel?

the week after next, three events will reflect and/or impact the bipartisan nature of the U.S.-Israel alliance. On March 1, AIPAC will hold its annual...

Jewish Vigilantes Take Revenge on Nazis in ‘Hunters’

The battle between good and evil plays out in two arenas in Amazon Prime Video’s “Hunters,” a 10-episode series produced by Jordan Peele (“Get Out,”...

The Bernie I Know (and See Right Through)

Disclaimer: The writer was 3 years old and lived in Manhattan with his parents when Bernie Sanders lived on a kibbutz. This is a work...

Dershowitz and Shrum Debate Impeachment, #MeToo and BDS

Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz and Democratic strategist and Director of the Center for the Political Future and professor of political science at USC...

Henry Winkler Celebrated by Paley Center

Whether you know him as The Fonz from “Happy Days,” Gene Cousineau on HBO’s “Barry” or from his New York Times bestselling “Hank Zipzer” children’s...

JJ Hollywood Schmooze

‘Friends’ Cast to Reunite for HBO Max Special

The “Friends” cast is getting back together for an unscripted special that will stream on the new HBO Max service...

Steven Spielberg’s Film Company Acquires Rights to Novel About Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

(JTA) — Steven Spielberg’s film production company has acquired the rights to a soon-to-be published novel about the unlikely friendship...

Ben Platt Named Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt has added another honor to his trophy collection. He was named the...

Taika Waititi and Joaquin Phoenix Win Oscar Gold

Although there was a big surprise at the 92nd Academy Awards when “Parasite” was named Best Picture in addition to...

JJ Hollywood Schmooze

‘Friends’ Cast to Reunite for HBO Max Special

The “Friends” cast is getting back together for an unscripted special that will stream on the new HBO Max service...

Steven Spielberg’s Film Company Acquires Rights to Novel About Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

(JTA) — Steven Spielberg’s film production company has acquired the rights to a soon-to-be published novel about the unlikely friendship...

Ben Platt Named Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt has added another honor to his trophy collection. He was named the...

Taika Waititi and Joaquin Phoenix Win Oscar Gold

Although there was a big surprise at the 92nd Academy Awards when “Parasite” was named Best Picture in addition to...