Posts Tagged ‘ documentaries ’

Sex, Israeli Ultra-Orthodox Style

April 14, 2015
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Ever Wonder How the Ultra-Orthodox Teach About Sex?

Ori Gruder didn’t know how to talk to his 10-year-old son about the birds and the bees. Gruder is 44, a father of six, and a member of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox religious community, which forbids masturbation and reserves intercourse for after marriage. So he had to choose his words carefully. Or, he…

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Meet Ethan Hawke’s Jewish Piano Teacher

April 7, 2015
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Ethan Hawke's Jewish Piano Teacher

Seymour Bernstein is a musical genius. He is 88 years old and lives in a…

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Shvitzing With the Jews in a Ukrainian Bathhouse

March 26, 2015
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Quiet in Odessa

In a chaotic Ukraine, how do Jews see themselves? Dmitry Khavin’s new short documentary Quiet…

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The Jewish Food Critic Who Rules Los Angeles

March 10, 2015
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The Jewish Food Critic Who Rules Los Angeles

It’s not uncommon for new residents of Los Angeles to…

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A New Film About an Endangered Species: The Jewish Deli

February 27, 2015
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A New Film About an Endangered Species: The Jewish Deli

There’s something about the Jewish deli. Every bite…

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A New Film That Uncovers Hidden Drawings from Concentration Camps

February 12, 2015
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One of the most common drawings from a…

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How Israeli Soldiers Predicted the Current Conflict, Nearly 50 Years Ago

February 3, 2015
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In June 1967, Egypt, Syria and Jordan attacked…

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Little White Lie

January 2, 2015
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Little White Lie

Lacey Schwartz didn’t set out to be a…

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The Only Susan Sontag Documentary You’ll Ever Need to See

December 8, 2014
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The Only Susan Sontag Documentary You’ll Ever Need to See

“I didn’t feel I was expressing myself—I was…

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The Filmmaker And the Hasid Who Met on Craigslist

November 7, 2014
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The Filmmaker And the Hasid Who Met on Craigslist

When filmmaker Annie Berman posted an ad in…

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Fashion Tips From NYC’s Most Stylin’ Bubbes

September 29, 2014
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Fashion Tips From NYC's Most Stylin' Bubbes

Is your bubbe your style inspiration? If you…

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Jewniverse Goes to the Movies

August 21, 2014
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Jewniverse Summer Film Picks

Rainy summer night? Lazy evening at the beach?…

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