Posts Tagged ‘ documentaries ’

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 into piping hot pastrami and corned beef, kreplach and goulash is a step back in time. The gastronomic traditions of Jewish immigrants from Eastern and Central Europe combined to create a culinary institution that’s distinctly American. But with today’s low-calorie food trends,…

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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 child (after stick figures) is a house…

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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 Israel on all sides. The young nation…

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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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Up Close and Personal With a Traveling Moyl

July 15, 2014
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Up Close and Personal with a Traveling Moyl

Not every ritual circumciser, or moyl in Yiddish, starts out…

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Single, Pregnant, and Rabbi

July 9, 2014
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Single, Pregnant, and Rabbi

Julie Greenberg was a single lesbian in Reconstructionist rabbinical school in…

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Jews: Not Funny Anymore

May 12, 2014
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You want we should make you laugh? “Too…

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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

February 27, 2014
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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

What’s it like to be born twice and…

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