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Gal Gadot to Host Episode of ‘Saturday Night Live’ in October

Israeli actress Gal Gadot is slated to host an episode of NBC’s Saturday Night Live (SNL) next month, in what will be her first...

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Returns to New Era With Same Old Schtick

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUFBEamEF0Q Four years ago, Susie Essman, known for her volatile role as Susie Greene on Curb Your Enthusiasm, told the Jewish Exponent she “would do...

Conan O’Brien Accomplished Goal in Israel: to ‘Make Friends Wherever I Went’

Conan O'Brien took his TBS show to Israel, which premiered last night, including many laughs and a few more somber moments. The comedian threw himself...

Menashe Lifts Veil on Chasidic Life and Reveals Reality, Challenges of Parenthood

With plenty of notches already in his documentary-filmmaking belt, Joshua Weinstein directed his first feature-length narrative film. Oh, and it’s in Yiddish. “It was the only...

‘GLOW’ Features Wide Array of Multi-Dimensional Female Characters, Including Jewish One

GLOW has been on Netflix for about a month and if you haven’t watched it yet, consider pausing House of Cards and watching this...

‘13 Minutes’ Spends Two Hours Recounting Failed 1939 Hitler Assassination Attempt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5-NdI9Lr3o Oliver Hirschbiegel believes Georg Elser is the biggest riddle in World War II history. He’s the man who almost killed Hitler — the closest attempt...

Counting to 10 Leads to Emmy Win for Temple Graduate

Eli LaBan will probably start checking his spam folder more often. The recent Temple University grad — he studied media studies and production — received...

‘Wonder Woman’ A Hit Among Jews, Too

While female superhero fans have spent years in the worlds of the many Chris-es of the Avengers (Hemsworth, Evans, et al.) as they adorn...

Film Explores Secret Pasts of Holocaust Survivors

Israeli filmmaker Avi Nesher views himself as a psychiatrist for the State of Israel. “Israel is completely overrun by the past,” he explained. “The...

A Wedding Without a Groom at Center of Israeli Filmmaker’s Sophomore Feature

Michal is getting married in 30 days, on the eighth night of Chanukah. She just doesn’t know yet to whom. When her fiancé unexpectedly dumps her...