Regal Productions Presents ‘The Silver Skates’

Regal Productions is proud to present “The Silver Skates,” a unique musical theater performance on ice at the Master Theater, 1029 Brighton Beach Avenue in Brooklyn, March 23-25. The performance...

Jewish Hall of Fame Wrestler Bill Goldberg Takes WWE Title in Saudi Arabia

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — At 53, Bill Goldberg is a world championship wrestler again. Goldberg won the World Wrestling Entertainment universal title last week in Saudi Arabia. Hundreds of Saudi Arabian wrestling fans...

These 7 Jewish Actresses Shaped Hollywood As We Know It

This story originally appeared on Alma. Both on screen and behind the scenes, Jewish directors, producers and writers are credited with developing the Hollywood system as we know it today. These seven pioneering...

Nissim Black: Still Black, Still Jewish

BY EMILY BURACK This story originally appeared on Alma. Nissim Black knows that wherever he goes, he’s going to turn heads. “There’s always these questions,” the rapper explains to me from his home in...

Amazon’s ‘Hunters’ Grapples With Morality of Jews Killing Nazis

BY GABE FRIEDMAN NEW YORK (JTA) — “This is not murder, this is mitzvah.” That’s a quote from Meyer Offerman, a wealthy Holocaust survivor with a thick Yiddish accent played by Al...

From the Editor: A Jewish President?

By Larry Gordon We came close to possibly having a Jewish vice president with Senator Joe Lieberman back in 2000. But now it looks like this is serious. The two...

Twitter Aflutter Over Safdie Brothers’ New Comedy Pilot

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — Fresh off their critically acclaimed film “Uncut Gems,” Jewish brothers Benny and Josh Safdie are making a comedy pilot with the Jewish comedian Nathan Fielder. (Fielder...

Steven Spielberg’s film Company Buys Rights to Novel on Arab-Israeli Conflict

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Steven Spielberg’s film production company has acquired the rights to a soon-to-be published novel about the unlikely friendship between an Israeli father and a Palestinian father...

Six Jewish Moments From the 2020 Oscars

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — When Adam Sandler was shut out of this year’s Academy Award nominations for “Uncut Gems,” the Oscars lost out on the chance to have an acceptance...

Jewish Data Whiz Predicts Oscar Winners With Math

Spoiler alert! See Ben Zauzmer’s Oscar predictions at the bottom of this article. BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — In 2012, the first year that Ben Zauzmer made Oscar predictions based on mathematical...
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Former YU Chancellor Rabbi Norman Lamm Dies at 92

NEW YORK (JTA) – Norman Lamm, the prolific author and Modern Orthodox rabbi who headed Yeshiva University for nearly three decades, died Sunday. He...

Opportunity to Write Sefer Torah, Benefit Misaskim

  Every one of us was shattered each time we heard about another member of Klal Yisrael who succumbed to the coronavirus. We cried and...

HASC Group Home Celebrates Yosef’s Drive-By Bar Mitzvah

In the Mill Basin community of Brooklyn sits an unassuming house. This house is unique, though. While many communities sport one or several group...

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