December 14, 2018

Arts

Andy Cohen channels his inner yenta the matchmaker when “Love Connection” returns to Fox for its second season on May 29.
Nell Scovell is one of the few women who has managed to carve out a strong writing career in the male-dominated world of television.
My writing had gotten stale. I needed a creative boost. I’d taken workshops over the years, but I always had the nagging feeling that...
For years before they met, Los Angeles-based stand-up comedians Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher traveled alone on the road.
Family dysfunction is mined to darkly comedic effect in the West Coast Jewish Theatre production of Debra Zoe Laufer’s “The Last Schwartz,”
The comedy film “The Year of Spectacular Men” tells the story of Izzy Klein, a recent college grad who struggles to navigate the ways...
On July 18, 1989, Danna Schaeffer received the worst phone call of her life. A stranger called to tell her that her daughter,
If your summer activities include multiple trips to the multiplex, this calendar of films with Jewish themes, stars and filmmakers will...
"The Cakemaker” should satisfy the most finicky pastry lover, but otherwise the Israeli-German co-production has elicited ecstatic praise...
When it premiered on Israeli TV in 2015, the drama series “Fauda” broke new ground for its portrayal of both Jews and Palestinians...
When Los Angeles filmmaker Matthew Mishory set about making his 2015 documentary, “Absent,” about the ghost village of Marculesti in...
Of the 3.3 million Jews living in Poland before World War II, only 10 percent survived the Holocaust. . Photographer Hannah Kozak’s....
There has been an assortment of stories of sexual assault in the past year since the beginning of the #MeToo movement, ranging from...
The film opens with dozens of pretty, high-stepping girls dancing with military precision to a catchy tune.
Eagle Rock filmmaker Colin Levy grew up without regular access to a television. His parents had some Disney VHS tapes around the house,
Actress Hedy Lamarr is best remembered as the glamorous Viennese film star who parlayed her notorious nude screen debut in “Ecstasy”...
Is television reflective of society? And if not, what can be done about it? These were just two of the questions posited at a recent...
Long before Joan Alexandra Molinsky — better known as the legendary Joan Rivers — died in September 2014 at age 81,
Writer-director Jon Kean documented the harrowing experiences of six female Holocaust survivors in his 2007 documentary,
“Leonard Bernstein at 100,” a traveling exhibition celebrating the life and career of renowned American composer and conductor...
One of the more pervasive fantasies of Jewish boys and young men growing up amidst the anti-Semitism of Europe and the United States...
Her childhood friends call her Kiki. To her grandchildren, she’s Bubbe. And among social media-immersed millennials,
“The Stakes of History: On the Use and Abuse of Jewish History for Life” by David N. Myers (Yale University Press) comes at a moment...
Every four years, 16 countries compete in the World Baseball Classic (WBC). In 2017, Israel wasn’t expected to qualify,
From Broadway to “Barney Miller” to his latest role in “The Samuel Project,” actor, singer and musician Hal Linden, who turned...
It may be subtitled “A Jewish Tragedy,” but Brad Zimmerman’s one-man show “My Son the Waiter” elicits a lot more laughter than tears.
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