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Laughter the Best Medicine for Bob Saget’s Personal Pain

Bob Saget likes to tell the story about the dying old man who gets out of bed and goes into the kitchen for a...

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ a Loud Refresher on Jewish Comedy and Feminism

Miriam “Midge” Maisel was clearly a woman who knew what she wanted: “At 13 I announced I was going to Bryn Mawr College,” said...

PJFF CineMondays Series Kicks Off With a Fight Against Patriarchal Power

When Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival’s CineMondays series opens March 20, viewers are in for a feel-good treat. In September 2016, The Women’s Balcony opened in...

Waiting Tables While Waiting for a Big Break

Brad Zimmerman grew up playing sports. An all-around athlete, he played baseball, soccer, tennis, basketball — everything except hockey. “I had weak ankles,” he laughed....

Talia Schlanger Is Taking Over the World — At Least, the WXPN-produced ‘World Cafe’

“It’s the kind of opportunity that you don’t say no to, really,” Talia Schlanger said. The opportunity in question was the chance to become the...

Fake News (Happy Purim!)

DISCLAIMER: These are joke articles written by the Jewish Exponent staff in honor of the holiday. Study: Jewish Men Most Likely to Resemble George Costanza or Newman ANITA...

Washington’s Message to R.I. Jews Echoes More than 200 Years Later

The first president wrote a letter to the Jewish community of Newport, R.I., in 1790. “May the children of the stock of Abraham who dwell...

Film Festival Offers Documentaries and Features That Explore Many Different Sides of Israel

A celebration is in order for a 21st birthday. Except instead of hitting a bar, you can hit the movies. The Israeli Film Festival of...

New Book in Jewish Mystery Trilogy Takes Form of High Holiday Hit-Job

“They always say that you should write what you know,” laughed Rabbi Ilene Schneider. As one of the first female rabbis from Southern New Jersey...

Through Meditation, Local Director-Actor Finds ‘Kensho’ Inspiration

https://vimeo.com/192185861 Brad Raider relies on a healthy dose of eating, sleeping, exercising and meditating, the latter being something that has influenced many aspects of his...