Young Actress Juju Brener on Her “Hocus Pocus 2” Role

Imagine this: you are 10 years old and your face is plastered all over Times Square’s digital billboards. That’s what Juju Brener experienced during...

Behind the Scenes of “Jeopardy!” with Mayim Bialik

I’ve been watching “Jeopardy!” my entire life.

Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Idan Roll Goes to Hollywood

Titled the Scripted Israel Conference, the gathering was a four-day meeting of Israel’s top film and television creators with Hollywood streaming executives and studio heads.

Leslie Schapira: An Israel Advocate Climbing the Ranks in Hollywood

Growing up in Los Angeles, Leslie Schapira was in close proximity to Hollywood.

“What She Said” Film Explores the Experience of a Rape Survivor

“What She Said” is a new film that tackles the perils that a rape victim endures when they bring a criminal case to trial. 

Documentary Explores Jewish Family’s History at the U.S.-Mexico Border

As family stories are passed down from generation to generation, it’s understandable that some of the details get muddled over the years. 

Writer, director & producer Brian Volk-Weiss on the new series “The Center Seat: 55 Years Of Star Trek,” “The Movies That Made Us” &...

Back in July 2021, I first had the pleasure of interviewing writer, director, producer and studio head Brian Volk-Weiss for a second time. He...

New Academy Museum Showcases the Best in Film Over the Past Century

The new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which opened in September, is not just a celebration of the 93 films that have won Best Picture, or props behind glass.

Bobby Slayton On His New Book “A Small Book Of Jewish Comedians,” Career Highlights, Las Vegas & More

Bobby Slayton – nicknamed both “Yid Vicious” and “The Pit Bull Of Comedy” to those who know him well -- has been performing his...

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. 

Actor Asher Grodman Believes in “Ghosts”

Not many Jewish actors can claim to have spent their youth in a real haunted house.

“Reservation Dogs” Actress Reflects on Indigenous and Jewish Roots, Humor and Healing

Actress Sarah Podemski sees much kinship between indigenous communities and the Jewish people, particularly when it comes to humor.

Brett Goldstein Feels Strong Connection With Emmy-Nominated Role on “Ted Lasso”

Actor Brett Goldstein knows what it takes to reach for his dreams.

New Netflix Film Focuses on Lawyer Ken Feinberg’s 9/11 Mission

Eleven days after September 11, 2001, Congress passed a law to disburse billions of dollars in compensation to the families of victims.

Tamara Rosenfeld is a Foodie Filmmaker

Rosenfeld has traveled around the world as the director and producer of the immensely popular Netflix series, “Street Food.”

Writer, Director & Producer Brian Volk-Weiss on Productivity, Quality Control & Future Projects

Simply put, few people in entertainment are not only as prolific as Brian Volk-Weiss while still quality-centric.

Germans Recall Nazi Era in “Final Account”

The documentary film “Final Account” opens with an old German man humming a popular song of the Nazi era, which starts with “Sharpen your...

Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish Dance the Hora in New Film ‘Here Today’

Comedian Billy Crystal and actress Tiffany Haddish are so close that Crystal read a Torah portion at Haddish’s 2019 bat mitzvah ceremony in Los Angeles.

Actor Lakeith Stanfield Apologizes for Moderating a Clubhouse Room Full of Antisemitism

Oscar-nominated actor Lakeith Stanfield apologized for moderating a room on the audio app Clubhouse in which participants made a slew of antisemitic remarks.

Here are the First 10 Jewish Documentaries Funded through Jewish Story Partners

The Jewish Story Partners foundation, which Steven Spielberg and wife Kate Capshaw helped found to fund Jewish-themed documentary films, announced its first slate of grantees.

12-time Oscar Nominee and Non-profit are Bringing Adversaries and Art Together for Peace

Songwriter Diane Warren knows what it takes to bridge divides.

Oscars 2021: Jewish Nominees (Nearly) Strike Out

To be fair, there was not a large pool of nominees to begin with.

Ruderman Foundation Grants $1M to Academy Right Before The Oscars to Promote Accessibility and Equity

The grant will help push new perspectives on filmmaking and film history as well as an accessible and equitable experience for audiences of all backgrounds, including those with disabilities.

Spielberg Launches Drive to Film Jewish Stories

Its purpose, according to a news release, is to “tell stories about a diverse spectrum of Jewish experiences, histories and cultures.”

British Actor Jokes Israel “Ignores the Arab Population” With COVID-19 Vaccines

British actor David Tennant joked during an April 9 BBC comedy segment that Israel has ignored its Arab population when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

“Shiva Baby” Brims with Feverish Millennial Jewish Angst

Seligman’s script draws prickly comedic and dramatic tension from its acidic humor and tantalizingly stressful setup.

George Segal, Vanguard of 1960s Wave of Young Jewish Actors, Dies at 87

George Segal, whose career as an actor ranged from shattering Jewish stereotypes in his youth to cheerfully indulging them in his dotage, has died at 87.

William Shatner Turns 90, Preserves His Legacy With AI App StoryFile

Shatner is among other storytellers including astronauts, civil rights activists and Holocaust survivors who have recorded and shared their stories with StoryFile.

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.”

5 Notable Jewish Nominees for 2021 Oscars

“Mank,” the black-and-white Netflix film about Jewish screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, leads the slate of Academy Award nominations in a year when most Americans viewed movies via streaming services.

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