December 14, 2018

Culture

One verse, five voices. Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I have dreamed a dream, and there is no interpreter for it.” -Genesis 41:15
Emmy and Golden Giobe-winning creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, will be the 2019 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television recipient
This light’s for Hanukkah... for a people who choose to begin our best of days with light. What special Jewish day doesn’t start with a flame?
PBS will honor the Tree of Life Synagogue victims and first responders Dec. 11 with a concert featuring violinist Itzhak Perlman.
Capitalizing on biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Queen has announced a North American tour that will play 23 cities this summer.
After years of mistletoe, The Hallmark Channel is adding menorahs to its holiday programming next year with two Hanukkah-themed movies.
Award-winning novels "The Plot Against America," and "Save the Deli" are becoming televisions Series thanks to NBC and HBO.
The multi-Tony award winning Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen” is headed for the big screen. Author Steven Levenson is adapting screenplay
A documentary about the life of noted sex therapist and Holocaust survivor Dr. Ruth Westheimer has been acquired by Hulu
For comedian Elon Gold, this is a busy time of year, with stand-up appearances in his native New York, here in Los Angeles and in Israel,
Hanukkah is all about celebrating a miracle, and the miracle of this pop-up card is that it’s actually easy to make. 
Sister Cecylia Roszak, one of the Polish nuns who risked her life rescuing Jews from the Holocaust and was honored by Yad Vashem, died
“A Father’s Story: My Fight for Justice Against Iranian Terror” describes obligations to his daughter that continued after her death.
Prolific local author Michelle Markel includes a cute and fuzzy hamster as a Hanukkah companion in a new roundup of Hanukkah books for kids
Documentarian David Anton got the man known worldwide as Captain Kirk to share — of all things — a cherished Hanukkah memory.
20-minute short “Tzeva Adom: Color Red,” released in November 2017, is a finalist in the Cannes Film Festival’s Emerging Filmmaker Showcase.
Dov Rosenblatt recalls playing at Rockwood Music Hall during the summer of 2017 with Ami Kozak and Duvid Swirsky, his bandmates of Distant Cousins.
How does “a Jewish virtual outreach organization” without a building of its own, that doesn’t charge dues or have a paid staff, get Blue Note
As I reflect on the U.N.’s approval of the partition plan, & being Keren Hayesod’s world chairman I keep coming back to the word “miracle.”
While baking challah, Yamit Behar Wood accidentally created the best Jewish food crossover: challah sufganiyot. Get the recipe here.
He has not withheld anything from me except you, because you are his wife. Now how can I commit this great evil, and sin against God? - Gen.
Jewish Thanksgiving:A day when we give thanks to Lady History and to the many heroic players who stood behind the United Nations vote in 1947
Nimrod Back is the miracle-maker behind Limbo, a solid-metal spinning top with a gyroscope hidden inside that allows it to spin in perpetuity
It’s American Jewry’s great divider, pitting the Orthodox and dwindling Conservatives against everyone else: intermarriage.
Talk show host Jerry Springer is going to court—as a judge in fall 2019. The former lawyer will become “Judge Jerry.”
“Hairspray”'s Marissa Jaret Winokur is returning to the musical theater stage as the good witch Glinda in “The Wonderful Winter of Oz.”
Where and when to see theater, concerts and events with Jewish connections around Los Angeles this holiday season.
Members of the Tribe are on camera and behind the scenes in this cinematic holiday mix of comedy, drama, animation and prestige pictures.
Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “Come From Away,” opens Nov. 28 at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.
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