And the 2019 Jewish Tony Nominees Are …

NEW YORK (JTA) — The Tony Award nominations announced Tuesday were dominated by “Hadestown,” a musical about the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice that garnered 14. One among the...

‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Screenplay to Be Shown at Tel Aviv Museum

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — Israeli Stanley Kubrick fans are getting a treat: An original copy of his screenplay for “2001: A Space Odyssey” will be shown at Tel Aviv’s...

Series About Lead Up to 2014 Gaza War to Premiere in August

JERUSALEM (JTA) — “Our Boys,” a ten-part series about the events that led to the 2014 Gaza War, will be screened on HBO in August. The series was filmed in...

Meilech Kohn, Avraham Fried Rock Sulam Concert

Singer and composer Meilech Kohn, who is known for critically acclaimed album, "Yeder Einer" and big hit, "VeUhavtu,” reached another pinnacle on Wednesday when for the first time he...

Sarah Silverman Brings Together 5 Religions For Game of H-O-R-S-E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHdH40ZCc80&feature=youtu.be (JTA) — A rabbi, a pastor, an imam, a Buddhist minister and a Hindu swami walk into a gym. Who wins in a game of H-O-R-S-E? Sarah Silverman set out...

Toys for Netta Barzilai

Israeli singer Netta Barzilai will represent Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal with her hit song "Toy." When she visited Hilton Tel Aviv this weekend, Chief...

Jewish Inspired TV, Movies Win at Critics’ Choice Awards

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” won Best Comedy Series and its star Rachel Brosnahan won Best Comedy Actress at the Critics’ Choice Awards. The awards given by...

‘Game of Thrones’ Actress to Star in Israeli Horror Film

(JTA) — Lena Headey, the English actress best known for portraying the diabolical ruler Cersei Lannister on “Game of Thrones,” is going to star in an Israeli film. Headey, 45,...

Carol Channing, Original Star of ‘Hello Dolly!’ Dies at 97

  (JTA) — Actress Carol Channing, who originated the starring role in “Hello Dolly!” on Broadway and won a Tony Award for her portrayal of the boisterous widow, has died....

Five Towns Women Fund Theater Project On Mikveh

By Toby Klein Greenwald More than 12 years ago, a friend of mine, Myra Gutterman, came to me with a creative new idea. She had decided to record and transcribe...
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