fbpx

Mindy and Mandy Moved Us While Oscars Snoozed Us

Erin is the Digital Content Manager at the Jewish Journal. She also covers Jewish art, entertainment and culture.

Esther D. Kustanowitz is a Contributing Writer at the Jewish Journal. She previously was the Founding Editor at GrokNation.com. She is an experienced freelance writer and consultant specializing in social media, pop culture, grief and Jewish community conversation. She is frequently sought-after as a source on social media engagement and culture, and is known as a Jewish community social influencer.

After briefly breaking down the Oscars, the Bagels compare it to the Jewish community after COVID (of course) and wonder if the trailers for “In The Heights” and “West Side Story” are too similar. Erin’s looking forward to the Steven Spielberg remake of “West Side Story;” Esther’s looking forward to being less confused about where to find which movies and TV shows. Erin invents the term “platon-com” to describe the upcoming Tiffany Haddish & Billy Crystal movie, “Here Today.” The upcoming season of “Never Have I Ever” (created by Mindy Kaling) renews the conversation about Jewish stereotyping and invoking the Holocaust; and we talk about Erin’s favorite interview subject Mandy Patinkin’s discovery on “Finding Your Roots.”

Follow ErinEsther and The Bagel Report on Twitter! 

Did you enjoy this article?

You'll love our roundtable.

Select list(s) to subscribe to


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Jewish Journal, 3250 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90010, http://www.jewishjournal.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Enjoyed this article?

You'll love our roundtable.

Select list(s) to subscribe to


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Jewish Journal, 3250 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90010, http://www.jewishjournal.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Editor's Picks

Latest Articles

Culture

Latest Articles
Latest

Algerian Judoka Suspended from Olympics After Refusing to Fight Israeli

An Algerian judoka athlete has been suspended from the 2021 Olympic tournament in Tokyo after refusing to fight Israeli judoka Tohar Butbul.

Ben and Jerry’s Dispute a Sign of Israel’s Growing Societal Challenge

This isn’t an argument about desserts. It’s about terrorism and bigotry and the worst type of double standards that demonize the Jewish homeland and the people who live there.

Michael Lieb Jeser, 1976-2021

The Jeser family has lost its king, its hero. On Shabbat Va’etchanan Michael lost his four-year battle with Esophageal Cancer. He leaves his much loved and...

At Least 50 CUNY Profs Resign from Union Following Anti-Israel Resolution

At least 50 professors at City University of New York (CUNY) have either resigned or have announced their intent to resign from the university’s...

Israel Consul General, ZOA President Discuss Iran in Iranian Americans for Liberty Webinar

Israeli Consul General of the Pacific Northwest Dr. Hillel Newman and Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) National President Morton Klein discussed the history between...

Hollywood

Podcasts

More news and opinions than at a Shabbat dinner, right in your inbox.

Select list(s) to subscribe to


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Jewish Journal, 3250 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90010, http://www.jewishjournal.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

x