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(JTA) — “Schitt’s Creek,” the show co-created by the father-and-son duo Eugene and Dan Levy, swept the Emmy Awards on Sunday night. The beloved series won every comedy category … more
WEIMAR, Germany (JTA) — What if the Yiddish-speaking poets and songwriters had electric guitars and amps in the shtetl? That’s the question Sasha Lurje and her Forshpil bandmates asked … more
Benji Lovitt will have to wake up really early to open this year’s Israeli Culture Series Sept. 9. The comedian lives in Tel Aviv where he will perform his shtick live for the event that takes … more
This story originally appeared on Kveller. It’s no secret that for more than a decade now, Hollywood has turned toward Israel to look for new show formats that could be adapted well for … more
(JTA) — Marc Maron warned listeners at the beginning of the latest episode of his “WTF” podcast on Monday: “If you don’t like Jews, you’re gonna get triggered.” It was a fair … more
BOSTON (JTA) – More than 350 years ago, a plague took a deadly toll on Hamburg, Germany. As the High Holidays approached, fear and panic set in and many of the city’s Jewish families … more
For artist Nancy Katz, community is essential. It is at the heart of all her work, which began in the 1980s, when she volunteered with the NAMES Project AIDS Quilt. “Being involved in that … more
This story originally appeared on Kveller. What makes one person tick is totally subjective, but science confirms that people are hard-wired to respond to music. It lifts our moods, eases pain and … more
(JTA) — The coronavirus pandemic has done something that no war, natural disaster or other calamity has been able to do for more than 50 years: It’s put a stop to stage performances of … more
PHILADELPHIA (JTA) — Before the social unrest erupted here in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, Philadelphia struggled mightily with the coronavirus pandemic as one of the nation’s … more
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