Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Patricia Arquette, Amy Sherman-Palladino and Ben Stiller

The Tribe Goes to the Emmys: 2019 Edition

 The Primetime Emmys, for excellence in TV, will be presented, on Fox, on Sunday, Sept. 22, at 8PM (EDT). There will be no host.  The number of categories (27) is a record and many categories now have more than the “traditional” 5 nominees. He…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jerry Seinfeld and Seth Rogen

The Emmys: An Award Marathon

The Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony, held on Sept. 22, will feature a record number of categories (27). Even 27 awards aren’t enough to include categories that, in years past, would be “ready for Primetime”. Here are the Jewish, or Jewish-themed, “Creativ…

Jews in the News: Eli Cohen, Sasha Baron Cohen and Ray Benson

The Spy or Cohen Plays Cohen

“The Spy,” a six-episode Netflix original series, premieres on Friday, Sept. 6.  It is about ELI COHEN (1924-1965), a real-life Israeli spy. If you are unfamiliar with Cohen’s life, you could, of course, read an on-line biography. However, you may want to…

Jews In The News: Susanne Bier, Rachel Bloom and Alison Brie

A Danish Film Re-Make and More

“After the Wedding” is an American re-make of an acclaimed 2006 Danish film of the same name that was co-written by and directed by SUSANNE BIER, 58. Bier, a Danish Jew, also directed “In a Better World” (2007 Oscar for best foreign language film) and …

Jews in the News: Adam Brody, David Schwimmer and Kate Siegel

At the Movies

“Angel Has Fallen” opened on Wednesday, the 21st. It stars Gerard Butler as a Secret Service agent who is framed for the attempted assassination of the President. He must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat. TIM BLAKE NELSON, 55, plays t…