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‘Winning’ Documentary Goes Beyond Playing Field, Explores Ability to Excel

Everyone starts out with the same goal to succeed in life. Some are just better at it than others. Finding out why they’re able to...

Israeli Pianist to Accompany Grammy Award-Winning Soprano at Kimmel Center Concert

Inon Barnatan and Renée Fleming had a fiery start to their musical friendship. A while back, they were at a concert in Aspen, where Barnatan...

Abington Art Center Gala Brings Home the Julius Rosenwald Family Story

Linda Rosenwald Levy used to visit her grandfather Lessing Rosenwald’s big house in Jenkintown all the time, but it wasn’t until years later that...

Leah Walton’s Ruach Enlivens the One-Woman Show ‘2.5 Minute Ride’

Although 2.5 Minute Ride is a one-woman show, Leah Walton doesn’t expect to feel alone onstage. “When I did an early run-through, it was so...

New Film on Roger Waters Seeks to Expose BDS Frontman’s Anti-Semitism

Ahead of former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters’ Canadian tour in October, B’nai Brith Canada and award-winning filmmaker Ian Halperin are set to premiere...

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...

Rock and Roll Man Explores Alan Freed’s Legacy

Lance Freed will never forget the conversation. He’d built quite a legacy of his own in the music industry in the decades following his famous...

Actress Known for Role as Goldie the Bunny Dies at 80

When Iris Loev (née Kramer) was asked if she was afraid to die, she answered that while she wasn’t afraid, she wanted to live. “She...

‘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...

Holocaust Memoir ‘Rebuilt from Broken Glass’ Remains Relevant Even Today

Fred Behrend gets a kick telling school children the happiest day in his life occurred when he saw his Cologne, Germany schoolhouse burning during...