Posts Tagged ‘ film trailers ’

An Unforgettable New Hungarian Film

August 25, 2014
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An Unforgettable New Hungarian Film

Hungarian director János Szász’s film, The Notebook, is about World War II, but the only fighting in it isn’t between soldiers—it’s between twin boys whose parents decide to secret them away to their grandmother’s house in a remote part of Hungary until the war’s end. The boys are inseparable—the film opens with…

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Rudolf Kasztner: Hero or Nazi Collaborator?

July 30, 2014
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A New Film Asks: Was Rudolf Kasztner a Hero or Nazi Collaborator?

The Talmud says that “he who saves one life, it is as if he saved…

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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 dreaming of performing brises all week. David Bolnick, a mohel…

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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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The Swedish Nazi Film You’ll Want to See

June 27, 2014
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The Swedish Nazi Film You'll Want to See

In The Last Sentence, by Swedish director Jan…

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A New Romantic Comedy for the Manhattan Jewish Set

May 14, 2014
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putzel

“There are two types of people in the…

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Jews: Not Funny Anymore

May 12, 2014
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when-jews

You want we should make you laugh? “Too…

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The Quirky Film That’s Saving an Italian Synagogue

April 30, 2014
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italian-synagogue

A new indie Italian comedy will change the…

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When Dr. Mengele Moved to Argentina

April 28, 2014
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the-german-doctor

When Adolf Eichmann was captured by the Mossad in Argentina,…

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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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A Kooky Israeli Family Explores Their Dark Past

January 27, 2014
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Six Million and One

In 2003, fifty-eight years after its liberation, the…

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Gary Shteyngart Writes a Memoir

January 7, 2014
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Little Failure

The first half of Gary Shteyngart‘s new memoir, Little Failure,…

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