13 Jewish Facts About ‘Hamilton’ Just in Time for Its Streaming Premiere

This story originally appeared on Kveller. BY ARIELLE KAPLAN In the ultimate COVID-19 silver lining, the Broadway smash “Hamilton“ will be available to stream from the comfort of your quarantine couch on July 3....

Jewish Day School Teacher Turns Chai Into $50,000 on Jeopardy!

(JTA) — Astute viewers could find plenty of signs during the recent “Jeopardy!” Teachers Tournament that one leading contestant had some Jewish bona fides. There was the fact that Meggie...

Antisemitism Examined as Social Virus in New PBS Documentary

(J. The Jewish News of Northern California) — Any person who follows the news knows that antisemitism is on the rise around the world. As it has spread, so...

Edwin Black Show Caters to The New Remote Age

By Edwin Black Nothing will be the same as we enter our new age — the remote age. We can wish for a return to the jam-packed days that effervesced...

A Year After Premiere of Who Will Write Our History, Nancy Spielberg Reflects

  By Michele Justic The last time 5TJT interviewed Nancy Spielberg, Who Will Write Our History had not yet made its grand premiere on International Holocaust Remembrance Day to audiences across...

Larry David, Bernie Sanders Appear Together on ‘Today’ Show

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — With a big smile on his face, presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared alongside the man who plays him on “Saturday Night Live,” the comedian Larry David, on NBC’s...

Disney’s Princess Rebeca a Win for Representation

This article originally appeared on Kveller. BY SARAH AROESTE When Disney first announced that it would be airing a Hanukkah episode of its popular series “Elena of Avalor” featuring a Latina Jewish princess, the Jewish internet was abuzz...

‘Prisoners of War’ Named NY Times’ Top International Series Pick

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israeli television series that was remade in the United States as “Homeland” took the No. 1 spot on The New York Times list of the 30...

Philanthropist Phil Rosen Joins Menachem Begin Film Project

Phil Rosen, philanthropist and partner at Weil, Gotshal, & Manges LLP, will be an executive producer for Hidden Light Institute’s upcoming documentary project on Menachem Begin, a film that...

Interview With ‘Who Will Write Our History’ Producer Roberta Grossman

By Michele Justic first published January 2019 In honor of Yom Hashoah, the Peninsula Public Library will participate in the 2019 Global Screening Event of "Who Will Write Our History," based...
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BY SHIRA HANAU AND PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) – In synagogues and in their parking lots, in backyard tent services and on Zoom, Jews around the world will spend...

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised alarm Monday about the emergence of a handful of coronavirus hot spots in New York, saying just 10 ZIP codes represented...

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