JEWISH ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT AT ITS BEST

No shock here, some of the funniest, most talented entertainers in the world are Jews, and as a people, we have some incredible cultural assets too.

Troye Sivan entered the cultural zeitgeist in 2007, when he began making singing YouTube videos performing covers such as “I’m Yours” and “Crazy Love.” The young star, though, was propelled into the spotlight when his 2015 album, “Blue Neighbourhood,”...
After a long day at work, or perhaps on a lazy weekend afternoon, you’re definitely up for a good binge-watch. You’d like to watch something funny, or perhaps dramatic and action-packed – you’re not quite sure. What you do...
Summer is here, and with it comes open windows, chirping birds, light breezes and beautiful sunny days. It’s the perfect season to grab a new book and escape from this crazy world we live in. That, of course, is...
Did you know that Jews created the American comic book industry as we know it? From Action Comics #1 to Maus, the contributions of Jewish graphic novelists and comic book artists are too big to be ignored. Max Ginzberg and...
D id you ever wonder what Virginia Woolf’s private parts would look like as a dinner plate? What about Georgia O’Keeffe’s? No, me neither. Natalie Barney Test Plate #2, Evidently, artist Judy Chicago...
Awards season is in full swing — and while it’s great to see so many Jewish nominees and winners (mazel tov, Michael Douglas, Justin Hurwitz and Patricia Arquette!), it’s really all about the frocks. Never mind Bohemian...
When we think of some artists, we can't help but think of the themes they return to throughout their careers. Claude Monet created more than 250 oil paintings of the water lilies in his home...
We've been following Jewish stories in period films since movies began. Who hasn't sung along with Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof or cheered the efforts of Oskar Schindler in Schindler's List? But not every Jewish story has to take place in...
Marc Chagall, one of the most famous artists of all time, brought his Jewish aesthetic to everything he did. The artist famously declared, “If a painter is Jewish and paints life, how can he help having Jewish elements in...
We all know and love the many classic Jewish musicians who have dominated the scene over the years. From Bob Dylan and Barbra Streisand to Leonard Cohen, Billy Joel, Lou Reed, Simon & Garfunkel and Bette Midler, we’ve heard...
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