This character-driven, allegorical epic should resonate with niche arthouse audiences in North America.
Lots of luck marketing “Soul Doctor” to a general audience. This worshipful musical biography of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, the so-called “Rock Star Rabbi” credited with infusing Jewish music with the…
Russell Simmons staged a simultaneous honorary dinner and housewarming party at his new Hollywood Hills home on Aug. 15, feting members of his Foundation for Ethnic Understanding. Yet while holding…
Amidst tributes from rabbis, abounding video clips on Jewish history and a hearty rendition of the Israeli national anthem, one Greek Orthodox man stood out from the pack at the Simon Wiesenthal…
"This is an opportunity for the United States to walk according to its moral compass" Rabbi Ken Chasen is senior rabbi of Leo Baeck Temple, a reform synagogue in Los Angeles. He told Variety's…
Often colorful, witty and inspired, but also too episodic, and lacks a strong ending.
The New York Post has managed to raise industry eyebrows after reporting in its Monday edition that it had obtained an unauthorized video copy of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of Christ" and screened it…
S. Ansky's mystical Yiddish drama "The Dybbuk" is a play almost perfectly suited to Tony Kushner's tastes and talents. With its evocative picture of a metaphysical world that shadows our own, and the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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