Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Howie Mandel, Ben Stiller and Bob Dylan

TV/Streaming Catch-Up, Look Ahead, and a Viewing Tip

 “Passage”, a sci-fi drama, started on Fox on Jan. 14. Mark-Paul Gosselaar, who had a Jewish grandfather, stars as Brad Wolgast, a Federal agent tasked with bringing Amy, a young girl, to a super-secret medical base where she will be…

Jews in the News: Julianna Margulies, Richard Dreyfuss and Gilda Radner

At the Movies: Opens Friday, Jan. 11

“A Dog’s Way Home” is heartwarming story about Bella, an adorable puppy who’s adopted by Lucas (JONAH HAUER-KING, 23), a young medical student. The pair is inseparable until Bella gets lost and has to travel 400 tough wilderness miles to get back…

Jews in the News: Andy Samberg, Mark Ronson and Ben Stiller

It’s Award Season: The Golden Globes

The Golden Globe awards are being televised live this year on NBC, on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 7PM. Sandra Oh and ANDY SAMBERG, 40, will host.  Below are the confirmed Jewish nominees and a number Jews closely connected to a nominated film or TV program. Glo…

Jews in the News: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Hans Rey and Ernest Gruening

The Ginsburgs and Mimi Leder

  “On the Basis of Sex” is a bio-pic about Justice RUTH BADER GINSBURG, 85, and her late husband, attorney MARTIN GINSBURG (1932-2010). The film depicts how they fully supported each other in their home and in their careers. For example, Ruth saw her husba…

Jews in the News: Robert Sherman, Hailee Steinfeld and Adam Lambert

At the Movies or Streamin’

“Mary Poppins Returns” opened “wide” on Wednesday, Dec. 19. Everyone has seen the classic 1964 “Mary Poppins” film featuring a great performance by Julie Andrews and a super musical score by ROBERT SHERMAN (1925-2012) and his brother RICHARD, now 90.…