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Yiddish Actor Allen Lewis Rickman Comes to Philadelphia Area for ‘Sunshine Boys’

You might recognize Allen Lewis Rickman from Boardwalk Empire, in which he had a recurring role as George Baxter, a salesman in Atlantic City,...

A Chronicle of Philly Music

The Hot Shot Heard ’Round the World Andy Kahn BearManor Media Andy Kahn’s memoir The Hot Shot Heard ’Round the World is a victory lap for the...

Festival Spotlights Israeli Minority Films

The 23rd annual Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia has more films highlighting minority and women’s issues than ever before. The festival, which runs from March...

MAE Explores Jewish Heritage Through Art

The Multicultural Arts Exchange (MAE), an organization that puts on family-friendly and affordable arts programming in Northeast Philadelphia, has chosen Jewish heritage as its...

New Documentary Follows Team Israel’s 2020 Attempt at Olympics After 2017 Success

By Victoria Brown Baseball might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Israel, yet a new documentary sets out...

Diane Burko Exhibit Links Climate Change, Art, Tikkun Olam

At this point in Diane Burko’s artistic career, she needs a little more than just the promise of an audience to get her to...

Israeli Drama ‘Shtisel’ Lives up to Hype

Shtisel, an Israeli drama Netflix picked up in December, can best be summarized by a quote from Marta Kauffman, the creator of Friends, who...

Bunny Gibson Goes From ‘Bandstand’ to ‘Bubbies’

Hundreds applied when the casting call went out across Los Angeles. Jewish Life TV was looking to star three Jewish grandmothers, or bubbies, in a...

Director Wins First Israeli Oscar in Years

Israeli government officials congratulated Israeli director Guy Nattiv for winning the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film on Feb. 24 — the first...

Show Redefines the Diva

Calling All Divas, a jukebox show featuring original songs and classics from the likes of Carole King, Aretha Franklin and Miley Cyrus, opens at...