Monday, July 6, 2015 Tammuz 19, 5775
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Michael Fox
The marvelously claustrophobic and deeply damning Israeli courtroom drama Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem actually consists of three trials. Seeking a divorce after some 30 years, Viviane aims to cast her husband Elisha as the defendant. However, the government-funded religious court vested with authority over Jewish divorces won’t grant a gett without the husband’s consent — and the triumvirate...
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Anthony Weiss, JTA
The USA Network show uses Jerusalem and biblical scripture as the exotic backdrop for a standard thriller.
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The 19th annual local gathering will bring some of Israel’s most notable cinematic productions of the previous year to screens around Philadelphia.
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JTA
Nimoy said he based Spock’s split-finger salute, now a pop culture fixture, on a Kohanic blessing
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The Jewish Journey: America explores the times, circumstances and ramifications of three-and-a-half centuries' worth of Jews leaving their old lives to start new ones in America.
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