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PROVIDENCE – The new Temple Emanu-El Providence Jewish Film Festival will show its second film, “Shared Legacies,” about the bond that grew between Blacks and Jews during the civil … more
(JTA) — There’s no sugarcoating it: 2020 was a difficult, trying, tragic year. But just because COVID-19 dominated the headlines and our personal lives, that doesn’t mean there weren’t any Jewish bright spots. Plenty of history was made, from a march of tens of thousands against anti-Semitism to a new kind of vaccine that Jewish doctors helped create, to a Jewish vice-presidential spouse. Here are some of the Jewish stories that helped distract us from the pain of the past year. more
In the “new normal,” when we have to be physically apart from one another more than we would like, the message of artist Nancy Katz’s “Jewish Roots” community art … more
(JTA) – Alex Trebek, the beloved baritone host of “Jeopardy!,” died of pancreatic cancer Sunday at 80.In his 36 years as host of the immensely popular game show, Trebek encountered … more
This article originally appeared in The Nosher. What is going on with “The Great British Baking Show”?! For the past two weeks of its eighth season, it has featured a Jewish baked … more
(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
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