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‘Freedom Song’ Features Recovering Addicts from Beit T’Shuvah

This diverse ensemble is comprised of individuals from varying backgrounds ranging from reform Judaism, conservative Judaism, and even those with no Jewish affiliation at all — all of whom have grappled with addiction, be it to alcohol, drugs, gambling and so forth.

The Poem as a Therapeutic Tool

It is no wonder that poems from “She Wasn’t Damaged” are used by mental health practitioners and in centers in Israel dedicated to survivors of sexual violence.

Was Natalie Portman Snubbed For Her Role In “May/December”?

Jewish actress Natalie Portman stars as an actress researching her role playing a former teacher (Julianne Moore) who had an illegal affair with her student and later married. Loosely based on the true story of Mary Kay Letourneau and Vili Fualaau , despite some flaws, Portman and Moore both deliver outstanding performances.

Jewish Actor Is Marvelous as Bob Marley

Kingsley Ben-Adir delivers a performance that could get him nominated for an Oscar as the Jamaican reggae superstar in “Bob Marley: One Love.”

“The Chef” on Izzy

“The Chef” centers around Nimrod, an unemployed high-tech worker who starts working in the kitchen of a prestigious restaurant run by a brilliant chef.

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