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.

For years, Jewish comedians have dominated the industry. From Jerry Seinfeld to Jackie Mason, Joan Rivers to Gilda Radner, Jews have had a monumental impact on stand-up comedy, movies, and TV. Now, newcomers have shown up and been passed the...
Ahhh, Instagram. It’s the place where you can find great recipes, cute dog videos, and the latest fashions modeled by some of the best-looking people in the world. It’s also where you can get in touch with your Jewish...
While some of 2019’s film festivals are already behind us, many more are coming up. As is often the case, there’s a superb collection of new Israeli-made and/or Jewish-themed flicks to enjoy this year. Whether you’re lucky enough to...
Deciding to convert to Judaism is a serious matter. The conversion process can take years of studying and engaging in rituals like celebrating the holidays and Shabbat, eating kosher, and learning Hebrew. Depending on what religious stream you are...
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...