We Only Have Ears for Kobi

(MostlyJewishMusic.com) -- As the Eurovision Song Contest gets underway in Tel Aviv, signs sponsored by Israeli burger chain “Burger Ranch” have been popping up. “Good luck to all Eurovision participants!” the sign reads...

Six Jewish Mother Movies for Mother’s Day

(The Jerusalem Post) -- Jewish mothers have been not portrayed very kindly on the silver screen, to put it mildly. Overbearing, smothering and generally pains in the tuchus, most...

Eurovision 2019: What the Song Contest Is All About

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) —It’s glitzy. It’s kitschy. It’s like a musical Olympics or “American Idol” on steroids. Welcome to the Eurovision Song Contest, an annual pageant in which all of...

Documentary on Dr. Ruth Delves Into Her Holocaust Past

BY CURT SCHLEIER (JTA) — Judging by all the media attention, the world loves short Jewish women named Ruth. One of them, Ruth Westheimer — better known as the renowned sex...

Shtisel Co-Creator: Season 3 in the Works

Work has started on a third season of the Israeli TV hit show Shtisel, its co- creator confirmed this week -  news that its star Michael Aloni hinted at in...

Israel’s Eurovision Entry Gets Overhaul

Responding to criticism over his uninspiring performance, Israeli singer Kobi Marimi recorded a new version of Israel’s entry for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, set to take place in...

Amy Schumer’s Son Shares Birthday With Royal Baby

(JTA) — Amy Schumer delivered what she called “our royal baby” hours before the birth of the new prince in Britain. Schumer, 37, is married to chef Chris Fischer. Schumer posted a photo on...

No One Wants to Publish Woody Allen’s Memoir

(JTA) — Woody Allen can’t get a book deal. In the latest step of his precipitous fall from grace, the prolific director has been unable to find a publisher for...

FBI Arrests Suspect in Death Threats Against Pundit Ben Shapiro

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The FBI arrested a man in Washington State for allegedly making death threats against Ben Shapiro, the conservative political commentator. The suspect had allegedly made “extremely...

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...
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