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ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 140
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February 19, 2024, 5:57 pm
Meet the matchmaker
“They keep swiping until they find the perfect look. Nine out of 10 are not what they look like," says Jewish matchmaker Toby Lieder.
September 11, 2023, 6:53 am
Jewish-themed documentaries on your TV
This series, clocking in at six hours, is a detailed patchwork of archival footage cut with interviews with historians and survivors, all held together by Burns’ regular narrator Peter Coyote. It’s unmissable television at its very finest.
September 11, 2023, 6:42 am
The makings of an authentic Jewish film
"We really wanted to be careful and represent things authentically and check ourselves. So we had a lead rabbi that was consulting, and then a couple of other rabbis that we would send everything to."
September 5, 2023, 7:08 am
Stamp of approval for Paddington
The release of the stamps coincides with the 80th anniversary year of the Kindertransport, the British scheme which saved the lives of more than 10,000 German and Austrian Jewish children fleeing Nazi persecution.
August 15, 2023, 7:20 am
From sandwich shop to nationwide anthem
The kiosk's owner, Vicky Ezra – the man who, if the song is to be believed, "puts his love into the baguette" – wasn't always a sandwich connoisseur.
August 15, 2023, 7:16 am
Laughs but no clothes
The act, which lasted just under two minutes, elicited countless gasps and considerable applause from the panel of judges and the live audience.
August 10, 2023, 11:49 am
International talent to headline 75inConcert
The event, called 75inConcert, will celebrate and pay tribute to decades of involvement and commitment of the community leaders, as well as the anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel.
August 8, 2023, 6:33 am
BDS movie claim false
The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel had claimed that Oscar-winner Jane Campion asked that her 1989 film Sweetie be withdrawn from the Jerusalem Film Festival, which was held from July 18 to 28.
August 7, 2023, 7:12 am
From childhood to stardom
They had a troubled relationship and very public artistic disagreements before their break-up in 1970, but Simon and Garfunkel were about so much more than their differences, and their history goes way back to their primary school days. Jessica Abelsohn explores the duo's history and partnership.
August 1, 2023, 6:41 am
Understanding the other and sharing values
Disney should be applauded for embracing its responsibility to use the movie platform to educate for consent, but changing the lyrics of a key song is only the tip of the iceberg.
July 31, 2023, 6:55 am
Jewish Matchmaking star gets engaged
“Our first official date was at the Kotel at selichot,” Cindy explained, referring to late-night or early-morning prayers before the High Holy Days. “It’s just the most Jewish thing I can think of. It was really special.”
July 30, 2023, 5:20 pm
Barbie director wants you to feel like it’s Shabbat
Gerwig is winning acclaim for transforming Barbie from a stagnant symbol of capitalism and women's oppression into a canvas for exploring self-discovery, through an accidental jaunt from the toy world into the real one.
July 30, 2023, 6:37 am
That Shabbat feeling
David Filmore describes Shabbat as the perfect day to separate oneself from the hassles of the regular week. But as a kid, he wanted to do more on Shabbat than sit in synagogue. He wanted to go on adventures. So, he wrote a book about how to embrace Shabbat and the adventurous spirit. Jessica Abelsohn spoke to the filmmaker and author about Shabbos Schmabbos?
July 25, 2023, 7:17 am
Raising Jewish children, on and off the screen
Marin Hinkle recently revealed what she loved (and hated) about the iconic Rose Weissman, and her very Jewish upcoming Hulu show, writes Lior Zaltzman.
July 17, 2023, 7:26 am
Hey Australia, who the bloody hell are you?
Safran said what is excellent about the program is that it shows all cultures cannot be treated as “basically the same story, just with different window dressings”.