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.

The Jewish highlights of the 2021 Grammys

(JTA) — When the Jewish sister act Haim took the stage at the 2021 Grammy Awards on Sunday night, Americans began googling “hime.” That’s how...

‘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.

Mazel Tov! ‘Wonder Woman’s’ Gal Gadot is Pregnant with Third Child

Mazel Tovs are in order for “Wonder Woman" actress Gal Gadot and husband Yaron Varsano who are expecting their third child together.

Golden Globes: Sacha Baron Cohen Wins Big, and Other Fun Jewish Moments

Cohen won best actor in a comedy or musical, and his “Borat” sequel upset the Disney+ adaptation of “Hamilton” by winning best film in the category at the Golden Globes on Sunday night.

Spirits and Scares in ‘The Vigil,’ a Horror Movie with a Hasidic Twist

We’ve seen plenty of Jewish horror movies, mostly having to do with the atrocities of the Holocaust. “The Vigil” has an element of that,...

“‘Til Kingdom Come’ Exposes the Unholy Alliance Between Evangelicals and Israel

Evangelical Christians are the largest humanitarian supporters of Israel, donating $129 million annually via the nonprofit International Fellowship of Christians and Jews to aid...

All the Jewish Nominees for the 2021 Golden Globes

“Schitt’s Creek” is trying to pick up in the Golden Globes where it left off in the fall with its historic Emmys sweep.

170 Celebs, Execs to Launch New ‘Black-Jewish Entertainment Alliance’

In the face of institutional racism and rising anti-Semitism the members of the Alliance feel it is critical to stand together and support one another.

NBCUniversal Adopts Ruderman Foundation Guidelines to Audition Actors with Disabilities

The foundation has been certifying movies and shows with its Seal of Approval for Authentic Representation.

Netflix Releases Season 2 Trailer for Tiffany Haddish’s Stand Up Comedy Series ‘They Ready’

Comedian Tiffany Haddish is ready to showcase six of her favorite comedians to Netflix users in the new trailer for “They Ready” season 2.

Mayim Bialik to Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’

Bialik joins a group of guest hosts that includes journalist Katie Couric.

Sarah Jessica Parker to Star in ‘Sex and the City’ Revival

There will be a new chapter in the lives of New Yorkers Carrie Bradshaw, Charlotte York and Miranda Hobbes. HBO Max is updating the...

Gal Gadot Gets Real with Docuseries ‘Impact’

Having made a huge global impact with “Wonder Woman 1984,” which racked up $118 million in ticket sales in its first week of release,...

Film Director Pavel Lungin on ‘Esau’

When famed Russian director Pavel Lungin first read Esau, the 1994 novel by celebrated Israeli author Meir Shalev, its unexpected familiarity struck him. As Pavel...

Mayim Bialik Finds Her Purr-fect Role in the Comedy Series ‘Call Me Kat’

Based on the British series “Miranda,” the series reunites Bialik with “BBT” co-star Jim Parsons, who brought the idea to her.

Sorry Mindy Kaling, We Don’t Light The Menorah For “Dramatic Effect”

On the fifth night of Hanukkah, Mindy Kaling gave to us… a fully lit and fully tone-deaf menorah. Oy vey.  As a Jewish woman,...

Ed Asner Plays a Holocaust Survivor in ‘Tiger Within’

The unlikely friendship between Samuel, an elderly, lonely Holocaust survivor and Casey, an angry 14-year-old runaway sex worker, is the premise of “Tiger Within.”

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