Gasp! We just came upon the best news — and it is not about the royal baby. (Nor is about that other VIP infant, Amy Schumer's newborn, Gene.)
Grab a seat, because this is major: Everyone's…favorite Israeli series, Shtisel, is coming back for a much-anticipated third season. The show's head writer, Yehonathan Indursky, confirmed the news on Tuesday in London during a presentation at Hampstead Garden Suburb United Synagogue, announcing that, as of this week, work has started on season 3. We sincerely hope the 350-person crowd all promptly got on their… >> Read More
Welp. Winter was here, my friends, and now, Game of Thrones is coming to an end. Who will make it to the Iron Throne? Will it be Cersei, Daenerys or.... someone else? The suspense is almost too much,…and I'm loving it. Regardless of your feelings about the most recent episode — the much-awaited battle with the Night King and his army — if you've made it this far in the eight-season series, we're pretty sure we can call you a fan. And you are hardly alone. The show — based upon the… >> Read More
Despite smaller budgets and audiences, Israelis make some consistently excellent TV. It's not something much of the internet knew about before the explosive popularity of Shtisel, an Israeli show…from 2013 about an ultra-Orthodox family of the same name that swept Netflix viewers across the world after the platform made its two seasons streamable online. But TV networks across the world have known about Israeli TV's Midas touch long before Shtisel's sudden thrilling popularity. From England to the US, there have been many adaptations… >> Read More
There's a new Jesus movie out and, while it's about the Christianity's central figure, the film has and it has A LOT of Jews in it!
Mary Magdalene was released on Friday, April 12, and it is…about... drum roll, please! ... Mary Magdalen, who is possibly Jesus' most controversial and most frequently mentioned apostle. The filme movie is directed by Garth Davis — who also directed Lion and the TV series Top of the Lake — appears to be the first female-centric depiction of Jesus' story. With a script written by two… >> Read More
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Does your family's Passover seder need some livening up? Good news! Midge Maisel, the effervescent housewife-turned-comedian who's the titular character in…the hit series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, is ready to join you at your seder table this year. Today, just in time for Passover 2019, Maxwell House announced a limited-edition, Maisel branded haggadah. Really! The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, as we know, is a super Jewish show. (What other Emmy-award winning show featured the Mi Sheberach… >> Read More