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Memorable TV Quotes on the High Holidays

As we get ready for 5783, here are some television moments worth rewatching.

Actor Eric Ladin On the Origins of His Acting Intensity

When actor Eric Ladin was only 14 years old, he saw a film that would set him on a life-long mission to be an actor: the 1992 Rob Reiner film “A Few Good Men.” 

News Anchor Alex Cohen on Working at an Atypical Local TV News Network

Spectrum News One is not a typical television news network.

Two Things Lakers Fans Must Do This Month

The HBO series “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” is the closest thing Angelenos have to watching a hometown NBA team in the playoffs this spring.

A Look Back at Nickelodeon’s “A Rugrats Passover”

The Passover episode of “Rugrats” originally aired in 1995 and earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.

Shalhevet Student Danielle Finn Proudly Displays Her Judaism on “American Idol”

Danielle Finn has been singing ever since she was a little girl. She had her first singing lesson was she was 7-years-old and was...

“As We See It” Shines a Light on Inclusion and Belonging

“As We See It,” the Amazon Prime series that debuted on January 21, is a vivid statement of what’s possible when you create art in an inclusive atmosphere.

A Jewish Family and a Sikh Family Swap Homes in New Show

A new NBC show about families of different backgrounds switching homes, “Home Sweet Home,” may sound like reality television, but the Peacock network describes it as a “social experiment.” 

“Super Bob Einstein Movie” is a Hilarious, Uplifting Documentary

A new HBO documentary about the late Bob Einstein is a fantastic crash course through his career as a master of deadpan and physical...

Selina Ringel Captures Pregnancy During LA’s Lockdown in “Single Mother By Choice” on HBO Max

I first met Selina Ringel in Los Angeles through the LA Jewish Federation’s entertainment division for young professionals.

“Cobra Kai” Composers Discuss the Emotional Power of Scores

The hit series “Cobra Kai” returns to Netflix on December 31 for its fourth season, and the soundtrack’s composers, Leo Birenberg and Zach Robinson, are excited to share what they have been working on. 

The “Art” of Larry David and “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

The eleventh season of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” began this week to much anticipation from fans. “Curb” continues to offer slice-of-LA-life comedy surrounding the show’s curmudgeon-in-chief, Larry David. 

Emmys 2021: ‘Ted Lasso’ Star, ‘Queen’s Gambit’ Director Make Up Few Jewish Wins

It was a tale of two speeches: One Jewish actor delighted with his acceptance speech, while a Jewish director earned the scorn of the internet with his.

Popular Israeli Comedian Tom Aharon Blasts John Oliver’s Segment on the Conflict

(JTA) — In case you missed it, British-American comedian John Oliver unloaded on Israel in a widely viewed segment of his weekly HBO show...

CBS to Create American Remake of Hit Israeli Series ‘Shtisel’

The publication said the show is being described as a modern take on “Romeo and Juliet.”

‘Chicago 7’ ‘Palm Springs,’ ‘Schitt’s Creek’ and Jerry Seinfeld Win Critics’ Choice Awards

With a new hybrid at-home award show season in full swing, Sunday night’s Critics’ Choice Awards celebrated what the critics felt was the best of TV and film this year.

‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Handles Mental Illness in Heartwarming and Relevant Way Perfect for Quarantine

In a world in which “crazy” is becoming the norm, the musical sitcom “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” reclaims the epithet with charm and humor. 

A Fourth Grader Solves a Murder in ‘Home Before Dark’

The heroine of the Apple TV+ series “Home Before Dark” is an independent, smart, capable and resourceful journalist who puts her investigative skills to...

‘Bubbies Know Best’ Star Beats Coronavirus

Linda Rich is one of the co-stars of Jewish Life Television’s (JTLV) reality matchmaking series, “Bubbies Know Best.” She also recently was diagnosed with...

‘Fauda’ Returns: Showrunner Lior Raz on the ‘Most Emotional’ Season Yet

In its first two seasons, the award-winning Israeli drama series “Fauda” earned praise for its raw, unflinching representation of both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian...

Larry David Says Bernie Sanders Should Drop Out of Presidential Race

Larry David, the Bernie Sanders doppelganger who often portrays the presidential candidate in skits on “Saturday Night Live,” says the senator from Vermont should...

9 Jewish TV Shows to Binge During Lockdown

Although the emergence of the coronavirus has made things seem bleak, there’s an upside to being trapped inside to avoid a raging pandemic: You...

British Sitcom Tackles Jewish Newspapers in ‘The Jewish Enquirer’

A neurotic, tactless, middle-aged Jewish guy perpetually gets himself into hilariously awkward situations of his own making in “The Jewish Enquirer,” now available on...

Israeli Designer Competes for $1 Million on ‘Making the Cut’

Television fashion design competitions like “Project Runway” have launched careers and made household names of talented newcomers. Season 4 winner Christian Siriano now dresses...

‘The Plot Against America’ Explains How Holocaust ‘Can Happen Here’ Says Producer

Set in the 1940s, Philip Roth’s 2004 novel “The Plot Against America” hypothesizes a chilling alternative history in which hero aviator and Nazi sympathizer...

Jewish gay activists applaud the return of ‘Will & Grace’

When “Will & Grace” first aired in September 1998, the sitcom broke new ground in broadcast television by becoming a hit series with openly...

Jenny Zigrino gets her ‘half hour’ of fame

A decade of stand-up comedy gigs and acting performances has finally paid off for Jenny Zigrino. Comedy Central has scheduled her for a half-hour...

Jewish actors, issues featured in new TV season

Members of the tribe are the stars and creators of some of the season’s most anticipated shows on broadcast and cable television and streaming...

Larry David revives ‘Curb your Enthusiasm,’ finds Confederate Jewish roots

When “Curb Your Enthusiasm” ended its eighth season in 2011, viewers of the HBO comedy wondered if Larry David had lost his own enthusiasm...

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