Entertainment

Not even Hebrew hammer Natalie Portman can save Marvel’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

Not even Hebrew hammer Natalie Portman can save Marvel’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

Now in theaters, the latest soon-to-be blockbuster is entertaining – but with repetitive jokes and a juvenile tone, it’s not bad that it’s the franchise’s… Read More ›

Musicians cancel performances at upcoming NRA convention in wake of Uvalde shooting

Musicians cancel performances at upcoming NRA convention in wake of Uvalde shooting

  At least three musicians who were set to sing in a concert at this weekend’s annual convention of the National Rifle Association have canceled… Read More ›

Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest in wave of goodwill following invasion by Russia

Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest in wave of goodwill following invasion by Russia

Kyiv, Ukraine – Ukraine’s folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, surfing a wave of goodwill from European nations to clinch… Read More ›

QUIET  EXPLOSIONS opens exclusively at the Laemmle in Glendale, CA Oct. 8-14

QUIET EXPLOSIONS opens exclusively at the Laemmle in Glendale, CA Oct. 8-14

From EMMY Award-winning director Jerri Kaplan Sher, QUIET EXPLOSIONS: Healing the Brain, follows the lives of a cross-section of society overcoming depression, anxiety and mental… Read More ›

With fan Rubin at the board, McCartney 3,2,1 focuses on what matters: The music

With fan Rubin at the board, McCartney 3,2,1 focuses on what matters: The music

In new docuseries, Rick Rubin and the ex-Beatle don’t rehash the lore. Instead, they head to the tapes, isolating instruments and harmonies, finding outtakes, unearthing… Read More ›

NYPD Releases New Film, “NYPD’s Women At Ground Zero”

NYPD Releases New Film, “NYPD’s Women At Ground Zero”

NEW YORK CITY – Police Commissioner Dermot Shea announced that the NYPD has launched distribution of a new film commemorating for the first time the… Read More ›

Father-and-Son Duo Want to Take Nano Magic Global

Father-and-Son Duo Want to Take Nano Magic Global

Nano Magic specializes in nanotechnology-powered solutions with a focus on liquid industrial and consumer products to apply to surfaces such as glass, porcelain and ceramic.… Read More ›

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid wins Cannes Jury Prize

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid wins Cannes Jury Prize

Lapid – whose Ahed’s Knee deals with creative freedom in modern Isreal – deplores what he called growing political pressure on country’s artists to avoid… Read More ›

In Eytan Fox’s ‘Sublet,’ gay mecca Tel Aviv serves as set for generation clash

In Eytan Fox’s ‘Sublet,’ gay mecca Tel Aviv serves as set for generation clash

Two gay men, one an older American, one a cocky young Sabra, explore Tel Aviv in the Israeli director’s newest release, out now in select… Read More ›

Getting serious for a change, Jon Lovitz reflects on childhood, faith and Israel

Getting serious for a change, Jon Lovitz reflects on childhood, faith and Israel

The comedian, singer and former ‘Saturday Night Live’ cast member speaks about antisemitism and the media’s portrayal of the Jewish state PITTSBURGH JEWISH CHRONICLE —… Read More ›

Award-winning Filmmaker Eva Lanska to Direct First Documentary, The Abraham Accords Change History: Women in the Middle East

Award-winning Filmmaker Eva Lanska to Direct First Documentary, The Abraham Accords Change History: Women in the Middle East

Filmmaker Eva Lanska has directed and produced her first documentary titled, The Abraham Accords Change History: Women in the Middle East. This film was Co-Produced with Yves Friedman and Oren Rosenfeld.… Read More ›

Kanye West Sneakers Fetch Record $1.8M At Private Sale

Kanye West Sneakers Fetch Record $1.8M At Private Sale

  NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of prototype Nikes worn by Kanye West during his performances of “Hey Mama” and “Stronger” at the Grammy… Read More ›

NY Yiddish theater festival spotlights previously unheralded women writers

NY Yiddish theater festival spotlights previously unheralded women writers

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene kicks off a run dedicated to overlooked female playwrights with renowned Chava Rosenfarb’s ‘The Bird of the Ghetto,’ running April… Read More ›

Using rare archival films, Ukrainian director forces viewers to face Babyn Yar

Using rare archival films, Ukrainian director forces viewers to face Babyn Yar

Filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa grew up in ignorance close to site of Holocaust massacre. Now he’s creating 24 short films about the history — and its… Read More ›

Gal Gadot to star as Cleopatra sparking outcry as Israeli cast as Queen of Egypt

Gal Gadot to star as Cleopatra sparking outcry as Israeli cast as Queen of Egypt

Actress to team up again with Wonder Women director Patty Jenkins; internet quick to squash calls for Arab or Black actress to be cast in… Read More ›

Bong Joon Ho had a big year. And not just because of ‘Parasite’

Bong Joon Ho had a big year. And not just because of ‘Parasite’

  London – Something big happened to Bong Joon Ho last year. Something that had nothing to do with the director’s Palme d’Or win for… Read More ›

In time for global self-isolation, ‘Anne Frank Video Diary’ premieres on YouTube

In time for global self-isolation, ‘Anne Frank Video Diary’ premieres on YouTube

Targeted at adolescents in five languages, online series features iconic diarist using a video-camera to narrate a life spent hiding from the Nazis   As… Read More ›

Interview with the legendary Emmy Award-winning Director and Producer Jerri Sher

Interview with the legendary Emmy Award-winning Director and Producer Jerri Sher

It’s all about healing the brain! Prior to the release of her new film ‘QUIET EXPLOSIONS’ Jerri reveals to us a few secrets on how to… Read More ›

Kirk Douglas, Hollywood’s tough guy on screen and off, dead at 103

Kirk Douglas, Hollywood’s tough guy on screen and off, dead at 103

Son of Jewish Russian immigrants, the beloved actor was one of biggest stars of 1950s and ’60s; Douglas fought the movie establishment and helped to… Read More ›

Minister slams academy as film on Rabin’s killer set to be Israeli Oscars entry

Minister slams academy as film on Rabin’s killer set to be Israeli Oscars entry

‘Incitement’ wins best picture at Ophir Awards; Miri Regev rips movie for implying PM Netanyahu had role in stirring up hatred in days leading up… Read More ›