Posts Tagged ‘ movies ’

Kidnapped, Murdered, and Now Starring in a New French Film

April 27, 2015
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Kidnapped, Murdered, and Now Starring in a New Film

In 2006, Ilan Halimi, a young Parisian Jew of Moroccan descent, died after having been kidnapped and held for three weeks by a group from the city’s outskirts known as the Gang of Barbarians. And on April 24, the movie 24 Days–based on a memoir by Ilan’s mother–arrived in the U.S.…

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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 into piping hot pastrami and corned beef,…

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The Jewish Nazi Film That Was Too Nazi for the Jews

October 22, 2014
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The Jewish Nazi Film That Was Just a Little Too Nazi

What could scream “zeitgeist” louder than a 1942 American comedy about a troupe of Polish…

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Let My People Go

January 24, 2013
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There’s a place where romantic fairy tale meets…

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A Tribute to Leonard Cohen

June 29, 2012
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Leonard Cohen is a modern-day renaissance man–musician, poet, philosopher, mystic.…

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Jerusalem, in IMAX

June 26, 2012
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You’ve never seen Israel like this. In the…

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Birdies, Orphans and Fools

May 2, 2012
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Today, Ephraim Sidon is the chief rabbi of Prague, Czech Republic.…

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The Subway Violinist

April 20, 2012
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The violinist Philipe Quint was a child genius. At the…

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Electric Golem

February 16, 2012
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The 1920 German silent film The Golem is a classic…

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Jewish Gangsters

December 30, 2011
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A Pair of Rabbis & a Pair of Nuns

November 23, 2011
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Jewish jokes aren’t like regular jokes. Granted, there’s the…

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Green Lantern’s Boss is Jewish

June 24, 2011
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One of this summer’s biggest-budget films has an…

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