Friday, March 5, 2021



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,...

NBC’s “Nurses” Criticized for Orthodox Jews Scene

The NBC show “Nurses” is being accused of anti-Semitism as a result of a scene involving Orthodox Jews. The scene, which came from an episode...

“‘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.”

Michael Douglas, Seth Rogen to Play Famous—and Infamous Figures

Michael Douglas is set to portray President Ronald Reagan in the miniseries “Reagan and Gorbachev” and Seth Rogen will play Rand Gauthier, the man who stole and leaked the infamous Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee sex tape in 1995.

‘Shtisel’ Sneak Peek: Virtual Screening and Cast Q&A

Temple Emanu-El Streicker center has a Hanukkah present for fans of the hit Israeli series.

‘Love, Lights, Hanukkah!’: Mia Kirshner Stars in Hallmark’s Nod to the Festival of Lights

Among the 40 new holiday movies that will premiere on Hallmark Channel this season, there’s just one that highlights Jewish tradition.

‘Jewish-American’ Streaming Service Jewzy.TV Launches in Time for the Holidays

Each month Jewzy subscribers can enjoy more than 100 Jewish titles spanning various genres including comedy, thrillers, documentaries, comedy specials and dramas.

Gal Gadot, Adam Sandler Among MTV Film & TV Award Winners

Several Jewish stars scored wins at the MOT MTV Film & TV Awards on Sunday.

Gal Gadot to Star in Spy Thriller ‘Heart of Stone’

She’s set to star in “Heart of Stone,” an international spy thriller that has been described as a female take on action flick franchises like the “Mission Impossible” and James Bond movies.

Julianna Margulies Joins ‘The Morning Show’

Julianna Margulies has joined Apple TV+’s Emmy Award winning newsroom series “The Morning Show” for its second season.

LA Jewish Film Festival Free Event: Ed Asner Narrates “The Tattooed Torah”

On Dec. 7, the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival will present a free virtual screening of the film via Zoom and Facebook Live.

MOTs Score Grammy Nominations

This year’s nominees include several Members of the Tribe, including Jerry Seinfeld, Tiffany Haddish, Rachel Maddow and Spike Jonze, in categories that reflect their particular talents.

Talking with Maya Batash About “Talking With God”

Maya Batash was grappling with personal issues when she first ventured to Uman, the renowned burial place of the 18th century mystic and kabbalist,...

A Dutch Jew Investigates Nazi-Stolen Art in ‘The Last Vermeer’

Like the fact-based historical dramas “Woman in Gold” and “The Monuments Men,” about priceless art treasures stolen by the Nazis, “The Last Vermeer” has...

French Jazz Group Works with Businesses to Perform Live During Pandemic

Los Angeles based French jazz group Paris Chansons used to perform live around the world. Then the pandemic hit. Despite the global restrictions, the...

A Mystery Unfolds as the Syrian Civil War Rages in ‘No Man’s Land’

After the Arab Spring, when anti-regime protests erupted and ISIS gained a foothold in Northern Syria amid the chaos, a full-scale civil war consumed...

‘Making the Case’ Reveals Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Handbag Collection

The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was known for her collection of fancy lace collars that she wore with her black robes....

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