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‘Heading Home’ Scores in More Ways Than One

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel, the story of the 2017 Israeli baseball team that shocked the baseball world with a Cinderella run...
Dr. Ruth Westheimer speaks on the radio

‘Ask Dr. Ruth’ Chronicles Broken Barriers

It is not so simple to state things simply. To hear it done, then, on late-night television programs, radio shows, sitcoms, morning news panels...

‘The Last Survivors’ Explores Lasting Trauma From Holocaust

The most affecting scene in The Last Survivors, a documentary full of them, occurs at Auschwitz. With his daughter and granddaughter, Ivor Perl returns to...

Didi Conn Talks ‘Middletown,’ Bar Mitzvahs

The inimitable beauty school dropout will soon be appearing in New Hope. Didi Conn, who is best known for her role as Frenchy in the...

Barrack Grad Alison Klayman Talks About Her New Documentary on Steve Bannon

Shortly after white supremacists rallied in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017, chanting “Jews will not replace us,” Steve Bannon’s time in the White House...

Lindy CineMondays Spring Film Series Returns

If you can’t wait till November for the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF), you can catch great Jewish films from around the world...

‘Simpsons’ Writer Reveals Show’s Jewish Bona Fides

When you think of TV shows with Jewish themes, a few immediately come to mind. Seinfeld. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Curb Your Enthusiasm. Broad City....

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...

New WWII Film Reveals Hidden Lives of Jews in Berlin

There are hundreds of movies about the Holocaust, which has been examined in most of the major movie-producing countries in the world from every...

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...